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Elevation: 1,412 ft
GPS: 46.761, -60.744 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: The Mitt on Dec 7, 2006
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Description

This is wilderness climbing: no campgrounds, no rescue, loose rock, as close to alpine as you will get in Nova Scotia. Big beautiful virgin rock. Lots of first ascents to be done.

Getting There

Go to the Cabot Trail in the Margree Valley. Find Egypt Rd, turn right onto Fielding Rd. Follow the signs to Cape Clear.

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Brian TheLion
Las Vegas, NV
Brian TheLion   Las Vegas, NV
I drove out to Cape Clear on 7-Aug-2012 to scout the cliff. From Fielding Road (step #2, below) the road is gravel but was passable in a passenger car.

Slightly better directions from the Cabot Trail in Margaree Forks:
(1) Turn left on E Big Intervale Rd.
(2) After 4km, turn right onto Fielding Rd. When I went there was no road sign heading northbound. If you reach a little convenient store on the right you've just passed it.
(3) Bear left at the intersection with Highland Rd.
(4) Pass three named roads -- the signs are obvious -- on your left.
(5) At the fourth intersection on the left you will see a white sign indicating that you have arrived at the turn for Cape Clear.
(6) Follow the white signs to the top of the cliff. The last few hundred meters of the roadbed are quite rocky.

Total drive time is more than one hour. Aug 15, 2012

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