Photos: Hiking the Stawamus Chief in Squamish

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      Anyone who's ever been to Squamish knows the Stawamus Chief.

      You can't miss the awe-inspiring granite monolith that towers over the town at the head of Howe Sound.

      A mecca for rock climbers, the Chief is also scaled from behind by hikers.

      I went up the second of the mountain's three peaks on Saturday (April 9).

      Along the way, my hiking party was treated to an impromptu performance by the Vancouver folk band Case Closed.

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