The Chief from the windsurfing area
The chief is the giant dome that can be seen from just about anywhere in Squamish. Routes can be incredibly varied from runout slabs to spliter cracks to bolted face climbs.
Take the sea to sky highway north from vancouver to the parking lot on the right side just before the town of squamish.
Weather station 1.5 miles from here
316 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',66],['3 Stars',154],['2 Stars',62],['1 Star',30],['Bomb',4]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Chief
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Chief:
Featured Route For The Chief
Cerberus 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a North America
: ... : Tantalus Wall
Follow Tantalus Wall or Milk Run for 3 pitches to the halfway ledge, or rap in to the upper pitches. Move up right 15M and gain a superb dike trending right across the wall(9 Bolts, 10D). The next pitch, turning through the roof is long and sustained, following the dike the whole way(14 bolts, 11D). Climb a hollow flake (SKETCH!!!) to a belay(11D). A tricky start on the second to last pitch scares some away(11D). Save a #2 and #3 Camalot for the last pitch....[more] Browse More Classics in International