South Face

  • Grade context: US
  • Ascents: 3

Access: June 2022 Update, Rock Closures due to Rock Fall at The Chief

Latest Closure Update:

Grand Wall closure area reduced, Grand Wall (5.11a A0) and Exasperator (5.10c) are now open.

Grand Wall boulder closure reduced to cover just the debris field

North Walls

Darkside Boulders and Angel’s Crest reopened, Debris field and all routes between Alaska Highway and Parallel Universe closed.

After rock scaling and dealing with danger trees we are happy to say that BC Parks have reduced and removed some of the closures.

Our understanding is that before reopening any of the remaining closures BC Parks is working on signage and assessing liability. Neither the North Walls or Dihedrals rockfalls would be easy to address through scaling. Squamish Access Society is advocating that the areas are reopened with climbers taking responsibility for their decision to enter them.

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Created about a year ago - Edited 13 weeks ago



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.

Ethic inherited from Gondola Crags

These areas are high traffic with tourists, please pack in what you pack out, including biological waste! Bathrooms are provided at the gondola Peak, about 15 min from Ultraviolet Cliff, and 30 from the Wrinkle Rock area.


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The long right-leaning hand to fist crack on the left side of the cliff.

FFA: Nic Vissers, 2015

Just to the right of Nancys, follow a short vertical crack to a long sweeping dihedral.

FA: Robin Barley, Nancy Henderson & Bernie Protsch, 1987

the vertical crack heading straight up from the start of Nancy's

The steep muscular crack line in the center of the cliff face.

a fun right sweeping corner leads to a few hard, but well-protectred slab moves at the top.

q straight-up handcrack, getting a little green at the top.

Awkward climbing up a right-leaning crack.

a crack deep in the trees on the right side of the cliff, it could use a scrub.

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