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Stawamus Chief Park

Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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“great hike” (19 reviews)
“grouse grind” (15 reviews)
Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

3 to 4 hour hike up stairs and steep slopes to get to 3 peaks of stawamus chief. trail starts at the gondola gravel parking lot. It's a tough climb but the rewarding views are spectacular. A must do when in Squamish (if you're in...More

Thank babynat
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place to go! Great walking trails and sites to see. If your an out doors person a great place to hike.

Thank melissa_brohart
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This trip was planned by work colleagues. I have driven by the Chief many times on my way to whistler but have never stopped. Will definitely be making sure I have enough time to do one peak every time I go to whistler. The climb...More

Thank Dhaliwal64
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved this hike! It require some strong will and skill as it's nearly 2.5 km of trail that gains 500m (translation: steep uphill). Most of the trail is dirt path with stone stairs or wooden steps. Nearing peak 2 (three to choose from) it turned...More

Thank Agnes G
Reviewed 1 week ago

It will take some effort to climb to the top of one of the three peaks of Stawamus Chief but it is well worth it. There are some difficult places where you need to use chains to be able to climb the rock but it...More

Thank jankon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very intense hikes, we did the Sea to Sky hike, the Chief Peak 1 and 2....Peak 3 will have to be our next trip. Love it!

Thank Terra F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not an experienced hiker in mountains it was a bit of a workout getting to the top. Hiked on a weekday so not so busy on the trails. Nice 360 view from the peaks when you get to the top. Most trail is in the...More

Thank Thorkild P
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the trailhead to the junction there are plenty of stairs, literally wooden staircases built to ease your steep way up. South, Peak-1: There was a couple ladders and chains anchored for some excellent and views. This is the southern most, primary route up, and...More

Thank cctkMiller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chief is like the grouse grind for Vancouverites. It is a must do at least once. But like the grind it can get terribly busy and turn into a conga line. Best on a weekday first thing in the morning. The first 20 minutes...More

Thank jimandmia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hiked The Chief in the morning before an afternoon wedding which might not have been the best idea but wow did we have fun. As the sign at the beginning of the trail says - This is not a walk in the park -...More

Thank Anne Marie C
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