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Lac Blanc - Left End 
Lac Blanc - Main Cliff 

Lac Blanc  


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Location: 46.27208, -73.98874 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The cliff is located on the east shore of Lac Blanc and faces south west. As such it receives early morning shade and then all day sun. The positioning above the lac allows for a slight breeze which can help cut the heat during the warm summer temperatures. Supposedly this is a good crag to avoid crowds.


Due to issues with a local landowner, the first ascents have not been publicized.

Getting There 

From Montreal, take the 25 Nord until it turns into 125 N. Take 125 to Notre Dame de la Merci and then take 347 Sud for 8 km until an intersection. Follow 347 Sud for a bit less than 2 km until an obvious sign for parking (stationement) on the left.
The approach trail begins on the west end of the parking lot (look for the sign to Lac Blanc). Follow the trail over a bridge and take a left (right goes to Lac Castor). The trail is approximately 2 km and should take about 15-20 minutes.

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8 Total Routes

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L'Arête 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  North America : Canada : ... : Lac Blanc - Main Cliff
Climb easily to the large ledge at the base of the arete. Make difficult and technical moves onto the face/arete passing a couple bolts. Just after the second bolt, figure you way out onto the left side of the arete (crux) and follow the bolt line up the left side of the arete on the face. Generally easier climbing with some good positioning, holds, and moves leads to the fixed anchor shared with La Face....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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