Climb the Chief

Types: Climbing, Climbing and Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Summer

Region: Squamish

Climb the Chief

Let one of our professional guides take you to the summit of The Chief the hard way! This iconic peak offers superb climbing, amazing views and an easy walk off.

Climb the Chief

Ever wanted to climb the iconic Stawamus Chief? Towering over 700m above the waters of the Howe Sound it features amazing views of the surrounding mountains and amazing climbing. With various climbing routes up the large granite monolith, some as easy as 5.9, there’s sure to be a route that captures your imagination. The Chief is a feather in any climbers cap, make this the summer tick it off the list!

Route Options:

While there's lots of climbing routes to get the to top of The Chief, these are the most popular:

  • Butt-Light: 5.9, 14 Pitches
  • Ultimate Everything: 5.10a, 15 Pitches
  • Angles Crest: 5.10b, 14 Pitches
  • Squamish Buttress: 5.10c, 12 Pitches

Of course if you want to try something a little different, a little less busy and more adventurous:

  • NN Arete: 5.9+, 7 Pitches
  • Parallel Passages: 5.10c A0, 10 Pitches

Upcoming Trips:

Summer 2021

1 Day
Group Size2
  • 1 Person: $549.00
  • 2 People: $299.00

This trip is offered daily all summer.

Fine Print:

Climb the Chief
Select a Departure:


  • Iconic Peak
  • Superb Climbing
  • Easy Walk Off the Summit
  • Amazing Views
Types Climbing, Climbing and Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Summer
Region Squamish
Season July - September
Prices From $299.00

Difficulty: Difficulty: Intermediate Intermediate

A long day, good fitness and some climbing experience is required.

What's Included

  • ACMG/IFMGA Certified Guide/Instructor
  • Group technical equipment (ropes, rock pro, etc.)
  • Group safety & emergency response equipment
  • Insurance & Permits

What's Not Included

  • Transportation to/from meeting points
  • Personal equipment
  • Meals and accommodation
  • Trip cancellation, travel and medial insurance


Some climbing experience is required for this adventure. If you’re not sure you can always send us a message and we can discuss your climbing background and help you find the perfect trip.


  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen & Lip Balm
  • Camera (optional)
  • Small Pack
  • Water Bottle & Snacks


  • Light shirt
  • Multipurpose pants
  • Light Jacket


  • Helmet*
  • Harness & Rock Shoes**
  • Belay Device & Carabiners*

* Equipment can be supplied by BlackSheep as part of the package

** Rentals available

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