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Acropole des Draveurs 
Mont de l'Equerre 

Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Riviere-Malbaie  


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Description 

Remote valley north of Quebec City.In this valley on the cliff of Mont De L'Equerre is the very Famous 1000' ice climb named The Pomme D'Or,and the 1500'rock climb Redcoats Resurrection. There are many other large crags in this valley first explored around the early 1970's.

Hautes-Gorges Ice Climbs

Getting There 

The nearest town is Saint-Aime-des-Lacs, a village 15 km north-west of La Malbaie.
you can take the 138 west from La Malbaie then take Rue Principale in Saint-Aime-des-Lacs.
Continue on Rue Principale up to the first gate near Relais des Hautes-Gorges.
Keep driving to the second gate 18 km further.

Climbing Season



Weather station 13.1 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Riviere-Malbaie:
Momentum   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 600'   Acropole des Draveurs
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Momentum 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  North America : Canada : ... : Acropole des Draveurs
Momentum is a good alpine route located on the left aspect of the "Acropole des draveurs".Aim for the first dihedral on the right side of the slab. In there you will find a nice chimney then angle left just before a rusted 1/4" bolt to a small ledge where you build an anchor. Climb the wide crack to the double crack system then a small ledge about 30 feet under the huge roofs. From there you need to go around the roof and angle right to the top of the climb for 2 pitches....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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