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L'Aiguille Rock Climbing 


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Location: 46.02863, -74.19597 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This cliff is close to the parking lot, and often quite busy. The routes are mostly bolted sport, with a few mixed (bolted/trad)thrown in for variety. The grades are mainly from mid to high, ie. 5.9-5.11 and up. A fun place to climb, with many good looking routes.

The bouldering field is very interesting. The field is well blazed, with each big rock's name marked. The rock is solid sweet granite from V0 to V11. You can find the topo on the Val-David Bouldering Area

Getting There 

Follow the trails from the Parc Régional Val-David Chalet

Climbing Season

For the Laurentians area.

Weather station 4.7 miles from here

29 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',18],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',3],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',12],['5.11',6],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in L'Aiguille

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for L'Aiguille:
Le Dièdre   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   Left of l'Aiguille
Bloody Hand   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   Left of l'Aiguille
Fatman's Misery   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch   Right of l'Aiguille
Michael Ward   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Right of l'Aiguille
Ochra   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   L'Aiguille
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Featured Route For L'Aiguille
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Face Ouest 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  North America : Canada : ... : L'Aiguille
Start on the midway ledge, going up the cave on the outer left corner of the Needle.Exit the cave by the right side and move up a flake.Once you feet clear the roof, traverse left and to a beautiful fingercrack to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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