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Stawamus Chief Park

Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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“great hike” (22 reviews)
“grouse grind” (17 reviews)
Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Ricia H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank doug92610
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
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
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A lot of nature. Beautiful park in the near of Squamish. Beautiful lakes and a lot of green and good possibilities to watch the local fauna

Thank Dana_Rem
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Apparently there is a heat wave in the Lower Mainland, and those in areas including Howe Sound need to be cautious. We followed those instructions by heading into the woods as it's cooler when outside of direct sunlight and drinking plenty H2O. Maybe that was...More

Thank brendabeachbum
Reviewed 3 September 2017

My wife and I hiked the chief and went to all three peaks in one session. We are both 52 and in fairly good shape but this was still a challenge. Total trip time was 5 hours with some relaxing and snacks at each peak....More

Thank Buckwheat999
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