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Outaouais Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,145'
Location: 45.95679, -76.19322 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

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Getting There 

Just North of the Capital Ottawa

Club 

Alpine Club of Canada, Outaouais Section

Areas 

  • Gatineau Park Eardley Escarpment
  • Edelweiss valley
  • Hospital Boulders
  • Lac du Poisson Blanc - Paroi Elephant
  • Magneto
  • Montagne à Wingnay
  • Pingouin

Climbing Season



Weather station 33.7 miles from here

82 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',30],['2 Stars',16],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',7]
['<=5.6',24],['5.7',3],['5.8',5],['5.9',3],['5.10',12],['5.11',14],['5.12',15],['5.13',5],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Outaouais

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Outaouais:
Sausages   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport   Gatineau Park : Twin Ribs, Down Under
Anti-Gravity   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 55'   Gatineau Park : Twin Ribs, Down Under
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Rock Climbing Photo: Sausages heads straight up the wall in this pictur...

Sausages 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  North America : Canada : ... : Twin Ribs, Down Under
Classic warmup on the cliff. Every one's first project.Pull up on start flake, clip the first bolt and engage the crux of the route.Easier but steeper climbing above.If you start traversing from the left and skip the first crux (unprotected) it's called "Weenie Beanie" and goes at about 5.10a....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By James Bull
Sep 26, 2017
Climbed at Lac du Poisson Blanc - Paroi Elephant last weekend (September 2017). Just a heads up the cliff is distinctly more than 30 m tall when the water level is low. You might get away with a 60 m rope at fuller conditions but given its a 4 hour canoe ride a 70 m rope would be well worth it. Two bolt glue-in anchors at the top for the routes on the obvious features.

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