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Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Riviere-Malbaie

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Acropole des Draveurs 
Mont de l'Equerre 

Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Riviere-Malbaie 


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A). Redcoats Resurrection.1500' 5.9. B).Site of th...

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 

Drive north from Quebec city . The drive into the valley on good dirt roads is about 20 miles from the main highway.


Climbing Season


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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A). Redcoats Resurrection.1500' 5.9. B).Site of the ice climb Pomme D'Or

Redcoats Resurrection 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  North America : Canada : ... : Mont de l'Equerre
Starts at the toe of the buttress.The first pitch was dangerously loose ,after that the rock improved. Take the easiest line over and around the gigantic steps to the summit.The final pitch is along a knife edge ridge.This was the first ascent of this crag, the approach was long walk from a dam along the south side of the river. The first ascent was completed at dark ,a cold bivy on the top and a difficult bush whack back down the left side of the crag back to the river.Just right of the climb ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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