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Stawamus Chief Park

Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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“great hike” (22 reviews)
“grouse grind” (17 reviews)
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Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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"great hike"
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"challenging hike"
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"grouse grind"
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"howe sound"
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"stair master"
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"sense of accomplishment"
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"rock stairs"
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"rewarding views"
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"great workout"
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"worth the climb"
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"coming down"
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"steep steps"
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"hiking boots"
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"stawamus chief"
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

The Chief in Squamish is a really tough hike but the views at the top are unbelievable. The top is slightly tricky on the second Peak, however conquering if is part of the experience!

Thank KeriG_29
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We took the Sea to Sky Gondola up here and really loved the experience. The views are just breathtaking. If you are in the area, just go here. That's it. JUST GO.

Thank Lilly S
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is a great place to go hike, you can also take a gondola up or down if you want to. the views are very beautiful!

Thank 332lorid
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is an awesome hike that we have been doing for decades, and the trail has improved over the years as it is so well used. IF you are having an issue at the start, then turn around. IT is steep, and in points quite...More

Thank Teresa H
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Great hike lots of people make sure you lock your car and DONT leave valuable inside! Wallet passport DOGS!

Thank Ricia H
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We did all three peaks in a counter-clockwise route. In hindsight, I would have done Peak three, then two, and called it a day. It took us ~6 hours, and in the last hour, I was pretty much done, so skipping crowds on Peak one...More

Thank Fred J
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Took the hike to the first peak. It was more difficult than I had expected but the view at the top was well worth it. Water is not available so be sure to take some. Good shoes are a must. There is a sign at...More

Thank Ed M
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Definitely worth the hike but be prepared to ascend, ascend and ascend some more. Take food, water and perhaps gaterade.

Thank doug92610
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Really great challenging hike all uphill. Would say it's a intermediate hiking trail, not too hard but also not easy. Had to take several breaks. Took roughly 4-5 hours to complete including breaks. The view is amazing on the second summit. Highly recommend !

Thank Tamara M
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

What a view! We knew we wanted to do some hiking while visiting BC and The Chief was on our list! It's a great hike, a great challenge and a beautiful view. It felt like such an accomplishment to get up and then back down...More

Thank lovelisal
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Les B
4 November 2017|
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Response from doug92610 | Reviewed this property |
This was my first time doing the chief but I now know that you have to do the hike in order to take in the view. There is no view from the parking lot area. Pack a lunch and hydration and plan to spend a couple hours to hike... More
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