Squamish Buttress via Butt Face 5.9

14 pitches

Summits First Peak

An aesthetic line that ascends fairly directly to the summit without much difficulty. The upper buttress can be reached via several variations depending on the style of climbing preferred. Combine with Calculus and Memorial Cracks for a fantastic 14 pitch 5.9! Optional: Buttress Direct 10c.


Ultimate Everything 5.10a

15 piches

Summits Second Peak

A true adventure. This route tours a large part of the Chief crossing several major features. It starts on the Apron, crosses the South Gully and then follows a myriad of slab, face and crack pitches to the top of Second Peak. Great belays and vistas the whole way!


Angels Crest 5.10b

14 pitches

Summits Second Peak

Climb a granite fin of the Chief all the way to the summit with incredible views north and south over Howe Sound. Along the way, climb the Acrophobe Towers. This route is perfect for the climber that wants something a bit harder than the Squamish Buttress. 


Grand Wall 5.11a

10 pitches

Grandwall to Bellygood Ledge

A VMG favourite and not to be missed route for the grade in Squamish. The Grand Wall is iconic from every perspective. Ultra classic pitches like the Split Pillar, the Sword, and Perry's Layback!


Sunset Strip 5.10d

12 pitches

Western Dihedrals to Bellygood Ledge

A recent addition to the routes on the Chief and a good one at that. Lots of steep climbing up cracks, faces and arêtes. Finishes up a fun and easy chimney pitch to Bellygood Ledge.


Bullethead East to Upper Black Dyke 5.10c

12 pitches

Summits First Peak

Excellent crack climbing leads to the summit of the first Bullethead. An exposed traverse along the rim of the Tantalus Wall leads across Bellygood Ledge to the start of the Upper Black Dyke. Four pitches of awesome, exposed, sport climbing with jugs leads to the summit! 


Rock On 5.10a

6 pitches

South gully to Broadway Ledge

Fun corner cracks lead up to Broadway Ledge. The final, crux, pitch has a secret hold and requires stemming technique. Your VMG Guide will coach you through all the moves so you can cruz the crux! 


Skywalker 5.8

5 piches

Shannon Falls wall

An excellent beginner friendly trad route with comfy belay stances. The Shannon Falls Wall area holds several amazing crack and slab routes. 


Calculus Crack 5.8

6 pitches

North Apron to Broadway Ledge

Clean granite hand and finger cracks lead up the North Apron to Broadway Ledge. A very fun and popular route. Can hike 4th class off Broadway Ledge or leave the packs at the base and rappel back down. Option: continue up Karens Math 5.10a and Baldwin Memorial Crack 5.9, can link into Squamish Buttress and summit the Chief.


St. Vitus Dance 5.9

5 pitches

North Apron

Super fun crack climbing. Excellent hand jams lead up the North Apron to Broadway ledge. Option: climb Karen's Math 5.10a and Memorial Crack 5.9 if you want more crack climbing!


The Great Game 5.10d

4 piches 

Slhanay

Excellent crack climbing leads to a slabby corner followed by a 5.10c juggy face up bolts! An easy final pitch leads to optional rappel anchors or you can add one more pitch and walk off on the trail. 


Jungle Warfare 5.10a

5 pitches

Slhanay

Three variations can be used to begin this route. A moderate level of climbing  makes this the most popular route up Slhanay. Walk off or rappel depending on how you feel. 


Diedre 5.7

6 pitches

Central Apron to Broadway Ledge

The most popular multi-pitch in Squamish for good reason! Its is an ultra classic slab and corner dihedral route. Takes gear well and with great views it is a must do route. Option: Start on Rambles adding 4 more pitches of fun slab and cracks.


Banana Peel 5.7

8 piches

Central Apron to Broadway Ledge

Eight pitches of textured granite snake a path up the Apron. Fun climbing on every pitch with great views and comfortable belays. This route makes a great first multi-pitch to be guided up.


Rambles 5.8

4 pitches

Lower Apron

Shortest approach for a multi-pitch in Squamish! A great route combining cracks and slabs up the lower Apron. The slab pitches are well bolted and the cracks take lots of gear.  A good first multi-pitch with some coaching from your VMG Guide.


Snake 5.9

5 pitches

Central Apron to Broadway Ledge

A great slab route that winds its way up the Apron. Corner slab and crack lead to an exciting, exposed traverse overlooking Howe Sound. Classic Squamish!


Star Check 5.9

3 pitches

Cheakamus Canyon

Spectacular setting above the Cheakamus River. The route involves fun, bolted face climbing in an exposed setting. Hike down from the highway into the canyon and climb back up to the car.


Chewbacca 5.10b

3 pitches

Shannon Falls Wall

Climbing on Shannon Falls Wall provides a different perspective on Squamish climbing. Chewbacca is a relatively new route that has become very popular for its interesting and varied climbing. A fun chimney pitch with a crack and holds leads to a small roof that tops out with a great view.


Hair Pin 5.10a

4 pitches

Papoose

A fun route on the Papoose with a quick approach and excellent granite cracks, and slab climbing. Papoose has the option of either rappelling off or walking off. 


Centerfold 5.10b

3 pitches

Papoose

The most popular route on the cliff and a Squamish TOP 100. This route offers excellent granite cracks and slabs with majestic views over Howe Sound. Climbing is sustain 5.10 on each pitch. Can choose to hike off or make 4 rappels with a 60m rope.


Peasant's Route 5.10c 

6 pitches

Grand Wall Base 

A classic route with moderate climbing.  Climb left facing corner cracks for 6 pitches up the Grand Wall. Amazing exposure and views from the middle of the wall. Rappel the route with a single 60m rope.


Exasperator 5.10c

2 pitches

Grand Wall Base

One of the all-time classic finger cracks in Squamish! Arguably one of the best crack climbs anywhere. Climbed in 2 short pitches or one long mega pitch. Can be linked into Peasant's Route for a longer multi-pitch day.


Blazing Saddles 5.10b

4 pitches

Sheriff's Badge (North Walls)

Combined with the first 2 pitches of Borderline, Blazing Saddles is an excellent 4 pitch route. Two pitches in a corner system lead up to the Terrace where a steep , fun crack continues above. Rappel the route with one 60m rope.


Slot Machine 5.8+

2 pitches

Bulletheads

This fast-drying route starts just at the top of the first fixed rope in the south Bulletheads area and offers ultra-classic splitter hand crack climbing. The area is home to many other gems if time permits more climbing. Option: combine with Manana 5.10b or Cream Of White Mice 5.9.