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.
Drive north from Quebec city . The drive into the valley on good dirt roads is about 20 miles from the main highway.
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La Pomme D'or WI5- Ice, 6 pitches, 1000 feet
Redcoats Resurrection 5.9 Trad, 1500 feet, Grade IV
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La Pomme D'or WI5- International : Canada : ... : La Malbaie Valley.
I do not know how this climb has managed to stay off of MP for so long. I was shocked to not find it here. La Pomme D'or is THE classic long ice route in La Malbaie, Quebec. Many hardmen have cut their teeth on this beautiful climb. From multi day adventures to day long solos, this climb gets traffic and deserving so. This climb is a classic in every sense of the word. The route can range from 4+ to 5+ depending on your line of attack. The opening pitches are in the easy 4 range until abo...[more] Browse More Classics in International