Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Mastigouche - North ampitheatre (Jedi)
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
L'Ogresse (Le Jedi) T,TR 
Le cote clair de la force T,TR 
Le cote obscur de la force T,TR 
Patte folle (Luke Skywalker) T,TR 
Quatre pattes T,TR 
Rampe glacĂ©e T,TR 
Zero Theorem T 

Le cote obscur de la force 

WI4 M6 PG13

Type:  Trad, TR, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus: WI4 M6+ [details]
FA: Yan Mongrain, Souren Beylerian, Jan 2005
Season: Winter
Page Views: 188
Submitted By: Luc on Mar 10, 2014

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (3)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [1 person likes this page.]
BETA PHOTO: Fun times


There's a few good blade jams on the way up, as well as a lot of crappy/useless ones.
Find your way up the corner, stemming when you can and just grunting it.
Be careful of the hanging ice, the ice in this area is generally brittle and a little push can snap off some big chunks.

I advise to rap down to scope out the pro (a few pieces are hidden from below) and clean out some dangerous daggers.


The obvious overhanging corner


Trad pro, nuts and cams, didn't see gear over 1.5"
3-4 screws for the exit/top.

Rap from the top, 70m rope is fine.

Photos of Le cote obscur de la force Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: sweet
Rock Climbing Photo: Pat trying to find a way.
BETA PHOTO: Pat trying to find a way.

Comments on Le cote obscur de la force Add Comment
Show which comments
By rocknice2
From: Montreal, Quebec
Mar 10, 2014
rating: WI4-5 M6+ PG13

In the condition that I did it the ice was wi4 but in the guide book it says wi5+ which suggests that maybe we had fat ice. Biggest cam I used was .75 c4. It may accept a #1c4. There is some hidden gear [.4c4] on the high right that may be impossible to see if your not in the right stance.
Small to medium gear.

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!