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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Approach Trails = 4
Page Improvements = 3



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Location: North America > Canada > Quebec > Laurentians > Lac Boisseau
By: Sebastien MacDonald When: Nov 5, 2017

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Comments: !!!DONT CLIMB HERE!!!

I was part of the party which witnessed the rockfall event of November 4th 2017 at Lac Boisseau. I had walked down the trail just passed the Main Wall towards Polichinelle with my partner, when behind us boulders as large as cars were raging down. Fortunately, we were all safe.

Two rockfall events occurred within less than a minute, proving the constant instability falls create.

Presence of runoff sediment showed the vulnerability of the terrain where the fallen boulde... more >>


Location: North America > Canada > Quebec > Lanaudiere > Rivière Ouareau
By: Sebastien MacDonald When: Oct 25, 2017

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Comments: Great routes at this crag, mostly trad but there is a nice 3 pitch sports, 5.11a. A possible 4th pitch follows this route but has yet to be assigned a grade

check it and climb on!


Location: North America > Canada > Quebec > Lanaudiere > Montagne du Tranchant > ... > Mystère (5.8)
By: Sebastien MacDonald When: Sep 14, 2017

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Comments: WATCH OUT FOR LOOSE ROCKS ON THE SECOND PITCH

Did both pitches in one long pitch. While retrieving my rope after the first rappel from the top, a rock the size of my head ram down and missed me and climbers at the bottom by a few feet.

Be careful, this second pitch is dirty and hasn't seen much traffic. I suggest adding a sling to a big tree before engaging the last bump of the summit, little run out if not and the rope does pull you down.

Climb safely!


Location: North America > Canada > Quebec > Laurentians > Lac Boisseau > ... > Polichinelle (5.11a)
By: Sebastien MacDonald When: Aug 29, 2017

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Comments: Very Nice route! worth the try to send in one push! Be ready for the end move!!


Location: North America > Canada > Quebec > Lanaudiere > Montagne du Tranchant > ... > Denis de l'évidence (5.10a/b)
By: Sebastien MacDonald When: Apr 24, 2017

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Comments: Update from last fall!

On the second pitch, a nice jug hold broke while performing the right traverse to clear the roof. This renders a harder route, adding a higher sense of exposure!

Proposed new Grade: 5.10a/b


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