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Mastigouche - North ampitheatre (Jedi) 

Mastigouche Rock Climbing 

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Location: 46.4208, -73.40642 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Luc-514 on Dec 12, 2013
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BETA PHOTO: North Area, as you come in from the trail.


Following some miss-communications between Jean Claude Néolet and Stéphane Lapierre and lack of available FA data, Jean-Claude renamed many routes in his guide and intended to correct them in a future revision, sadly he passed away before this meeting could happen.

I will try to enter the most accurate information I can, If you have anything to add or change, please message Luc.

Nice ice crag but not much easy routes. Everything is grade 4 to 6+.
Straight up ice and mixed lines around 10 to 50m high.
Raps are equipped by the Club Escalade Lanaudière

Access is pretty easy, 15 min from the road with snowshoes for the easier Mastigouche area.

Getting There 

Nearest Town: Mandeville
North of St-Gabriel near the village of Mandeville.

From MEC Marche Central in Montreal on Google

  • Take Autoroute 40 E for 63.0 km
  • Take exit 144 for QC-158 toward Berthierville/Saint-Gabriel
go 450 m
  • Turn right onto Boul Gilles Villeneuve/QC-158 O (signs for Saint Gabriel de Brandon)
  • Continue to follow QC-158 O for 2.6 km
  • Turn right onto QC-347 N (signs for Saint-Norbert/Saint-Gabriel) for 27.2 km
  • Slight right onto Rue Michaud for 600 m
  • Turn right onto Rue Beauvilliers/QC-348 E
  • Continue to follow QC-348 E for 3.7 km
  • Turn left onto Rang Saint-Louis for 1.1 km
  • Continue onto Rang Saint Augustin for 2.1 km
  • Turn right onto 20e Av for 1.7 km
  • Continue onto Rue Desjardins for 1.1 km
  • Turn left onto Rue Saint Charles Borromée for 3.0 km
  • Continue onto Rang Mastigouche for 500 m
  • Turn right to stay on Rang Mastigouche for 5.2 km
  • Turn left onto Chemin du Lac Hénault
  • 500m the trail is on your right

Park on the right side of the road only

Parking location on Google

It takes around 15 minutes to see the ice on your left (Erabliere), keep going an extra 20 minutes following the trail/flags until you hit Luke Skywalker area.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.7 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Mastigouche

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mastigouche:
L'Ogresse (Le Jedi)   WI5+     Trad, TR, Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   Mastigouche - North ampithe...
Le cote obscur de la force   WI4 M6 PG13     Trad, TR, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   Mastigouche - North ampithe...
Patte folle (Luke Skywalker)   WI4-5     Trad, TR, Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   Mastigouche - North ampithe...
Quatre pattes   WI5+     Trad, TR, Ice, 100'   Mastigouche - North ampithe...
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Le cote obscur de la force WI4 M6 PG13  North America : Canada : ... : Mastigouche - North ampithe...
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....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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