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Description

Located in the Parc du Mont Orford. Development began in the 90s, and has now become a place to push the limits of Quebec climbing. Most of the climbing is in the 5.9 to 5.13. there are a few 5.6 suitable for climbers still new to the sport, but are not as common as the harder routes. There is plenty of potential for this location to produce some future hard sport lines for this area. on the hike up to the climb there is also some nice bouldering before you hit the main wall.

The gneiss the climbs are made of is solid, but can be rather sharp when dealing with crimps. The rock also can be rather wet in places so be sure to bring chalk when you go.

when you arrive at the parking lot where there is a self serve parking/climbing permit with a small fee.

SEPAQ website: http://www.sepaq.com/pq/mor/index.dot?language_id=1
Telephone: +1-819-843-9855
parc.mont-orford@sepaq.com

Getting There

Take exit 115 on highway 10 between Sherbrooke and Montreal. Instead of going for the Parc du Mont Orford park entrance, turn left and look for the parking entrance to your right. The hike is about 1.1 km or 20 mins long, and steep.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Mount Orford (Pic aux Corbeaux)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 7
Triple vires
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Top Gun
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 6
La Grande Traversée
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 8
Triple brosses
Sport, TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 7
Détecteur de Mensonges
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 6
Hiroshima mon Amour
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 6
Parasol
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 3
Parapluie
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 9
BMW
Sport 2 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 5
Les Dinosaures
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 4
Picnic à Orford
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 5
Peu...
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Triple vires f - Le petit mur
 7
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Top Gun a - Couloir 3
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
La Grande Traversée d - Le grand Mur
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Triple brosses f - Le petit mur
 8
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, TR
Détecteur de Mensonges d - Le grand Mur
 7
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Hiroshima mon Amour f - Le petit mur
 6
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Parasol e - Les surplombs
 6
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Parapluie e - Les surplombs
 3
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
BMW e - Les surplombs
 9
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport 2 pitches
Les Dinosaures e - Les surplombs
 5
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Picnic à Orford e - Les surplombs
 4
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Peu... e - Les surplombs
 5
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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