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A smaller face north of the Chief.

Access issues inherited from Squamish

There are occasional crags that are on private land (and closed) -- but generally climbing is well accepted and welcomed at the various crags and areas around Squamish.


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As of June, 2008 this peak was renamed Slhanay (pronounced Slarnay) as "The Squaw" was considered a derogatory racist and sexist term.


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Grade Route
5.8, 5.8, 5.10b, 5.10c, 5.11a, 5.12c, 5.7

Original route follows arete to ledge at .11a.

Heart of Darkness continues to top, after .11a pitch at .12c.

5.8, 5.8, 5.10b, 5.10d
5.10c, 5.10c, A0, 5.10b, 5.10d

The largest corner on the cliff, visible from anywhere in Squamish. Starts up Birds of Prey, stepping right to the base of the corner at 55m. Pitch 3 can be split in two with chains at 25m if needed.

FA: robin barley & bruce macdonald

5.10d, 5.10d, A0
5.11b, 5.11b, 5.11b, 5.10b, A0, 5.10c, A0
5.10a, 5.10b, A0, 5.10a, A0, 5.10d, A0, 5.10a, 5.10d

Starts up corner crack to right of bolted start of Godforsaken Land. Alternate finish goes at 10c by heading up and left across slab on fourth pitch to join The Great Game.

The roof crack 10m to the right of The Great Drain

The roof crack 10m right of The Great Drain

The line of bolts R of XTC, up slab trending right to arete

FA: John Howe

5.10b, 5.10c, 5.5, 5.10d, 5.10c, 5.10d, A0
5.10a, 5.11a, 5.9, 5.7, 5.4
5.10a, 5.8, 5.9, 5.7, 5.4
5.11b, 5.11d, 5.12a, 5.7

This route continues up the arete after the last pitch of Frayed Ends of Sanity (.11a).

Phenomenal climbing (but may need some cleaning).

5.11b, 5.9, 5.11d, 5.11d, 5.11a

5.10a, 5.10d, 5.10a

From the belay at P3 of Birds of Prey. Tips splitters into terrific dihedral climbing. 5 pitches in all. 70m rope to rap off.


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