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Gatineau Park  


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Cocacabana,Down Under/Eastern Block...

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Description 

Short, steep, bouldery sport climbing on old, featured granite.
Very good quality power junkie sport routes up to 20m

Rockclimbing in NCC Gatineau park

Getting There 

From Gatineau (Aylmer sector) drive north 30minutes to Rue Hotel de Ville.

Areas 

Buzz Rock (Closed?)
Black Bear Slab (Closed)
Erlkoenig (Closed)
Ron n'John Cliffs (Closed?)

Western CWM west
Western CWM Center (Closed)
Western CWM East (Closed)

Left Rib
Twin Ribs / Down Under
Eastern Block

Castle Wall (Closed?)
The Cirque (Closed?)

Home Cliff West (Closed)
Home Cliff Centre
Home Cliff East (Closed)

The Gallery (Closed?)
Farm Rock (Closed?)
Bald Face (Closed?)
Big Overhang (Closed?)
Western Chalet Cliffs (Closed?)
The Shrine (Closed?)
Mont King (Closed)

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.7 miles from here

82 Total Routes

['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',20],['2 Stars',18],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',7]
['<=5.6',24],['5.7',3],['5.8',5],['5.9',3],['5.10',12],['5.11',14],['5.12',15],['5.13',5],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Gatineau Park:
Sausages   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport   Twin Ribs, Down Under
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Featured Route For Gatineau Park
Sausages heads straight up the wall in this picture.

Sausages 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  North America : Canada : ... : Twin Ribs, Down Under
Classic warmup on the cliff. Every one's first project.Pull up on start flake, clip the first bolt and engage the crux of the route.Easier but steeper climbing above.If you start traversing from the left and skip the first crux (unprotected) it's called "Weenie Beanie" and goes at about 5.10a....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Dom Ngo
From: West Kootenays
Jan 10, 2010
Climbing Around Ottawa - Compiled by Christiaan Burchell Sept. 08 at:

rock

ice

bouldering
By Ian Dibbs
Sep 6, 2010
The NCC (park custodians) have closed most of the climbing spots in spring 2010, the only remaining areas now open for climbing are;home cliff, the western cwm, and the eastern blocks. All other spots are now off limits, the NCC has rangers on foot and planes to inforce the new climbing rules. Also all winter ice climbing and para-sailing has been banned.