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.

Next Course:
Leaving Aug 22 2024 from $299.00

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

We offer this trip on a daily basis all summer just let us know when you want to go and we'll set it up!


  • Group of 2: $299/person
  • Group of 1: $549/person

Waiver & Risk Management:

As you know, outdoor activities involve numerous hazards including, but not limited to, avalanches, crevasses, rockfall, slips and falls, equipment failure, poor weather, etc. And while we do our best to anticipate and mitigate these hazards we cannot completely eliminate them. So, as with anything fun, you will be required to sign our Participant Release to take part in one of our courses or trips.

Custom Dates Available

Just let us know what dates will work for you and we will put together a custom package.

August 22nd, 2024

Sold Out
Group Size1 persons
Group of 1: $599.00
Group of 2: $349.00

August 22nd, 2024

1 spots remaining
Group Size2 persons
Group of 1: $599.00
Group of 2: $349.00

September 11th, 2024

2 spots remaining
Group Size2 persons
Group of 1: $599.00
Group of 2: $349.00

September 15th, 2024

Sold Out
Group Size2 persons
Group of 1: $599.00
Group of 2: $349.00

Fine Print:

Climb the Chief


  • Iconic Peak
  • Superb Climbing
  • Easy Walk Off the Summit
  • Amazing Views
Types Climbing, Climbing and Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Summer
Region Squamish
Season July - September
Next Departure Aug 22 2024
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

  • The BlackSheep Buff $15.00
  • Rock Climbing Kit $25.00

Activities and Add-Ons for this Course

The BlackSheep Buff

This lightweight and stretchy tube is made from breathable microfiber making it comfortable to wear while allowing it to dry quickly. Currently only available in black and blue right now.

Rock Climbing Kit

Rental rock climbing harness, shoes, helmet & belay device

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