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Description 

The dome being just outside the SEPAQ, you are not required to purchase a day permit to climb it.
All routes require trad gear and are mostly multi-pitch up to 200m long.
The left and center side of the cliff is mostly a slab affair while the right end (les Toits) has quite a few spicy routes.
Bring double 60m ropes, many belay/raps are a stretch using two 50m ropes.

Guidebooks:
Le Guide Québécois de l'Escalade par Yannick Girard and Stéphane Plamondon

Guide des cascades de glace et voies mixtes
Stéphane Lapierre et Bernard Gagnon
Les éditions La Randonnée
528 pages
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Getting There 

Look for a parking lot on the right side of the road passed the SEPAQ welcome centre Mont-du-Lac-des-Cignes.
Park and head up the trail in the centre of the lot towards the Eudore hut then take a left towards the Dome hut which are both maintained by Traversée de Charlevoix, you'll find the trail heading to the cliff after you've passed the back of the hut.
If I remember well, the trail lands you in the middle of the centre section around the start of Diagonale.

The leftmost routes, L'Initiation and Renaissance, have their own trail from the road a few meters passed the parking lot and require walking off climbers left



Climbing Season



Weather station 9.6 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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Granuleuse 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  North America : Canada : ... : Le Dome
Great route with many options if you want to spice things up on the way.Two 60+m ropes are a must.Don't set belays off the rap rings! Try to use the chain links and leave room for other parties heading up or down the route.Pitch 1 5.5Climb up the polished steep face with tiny cracks (easier following vegetation on the left) passed the first tree ledge (easier after) up to the belay at the next tree ledge.Pitch 2 5.5Aim up and follow a diagonal depression towards the left the...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Ann Burns on Mt Ours with Le Dome behind.
Ann Burns on Mt Ours with Le Dome behind.

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