Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Le Dôme
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Granuleuse T 
L'Onglée T 
Tâche Blanche T 
Voie d'évitement T 
Voie de Rappel T 
Wet Dreams T 

Voie de Rappel 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 3 pitches, 500'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Regis Richard, Jacques LaMontange & F.X. Garneau 1975
Page Views: 45
Submitted By: rocknice2 on Aug 31, 2015

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (1)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]


A nice route that has long cracks and features some exciting pocketed slab.

P1: 5.6 45m, Climb up some easily to get into a nice vertical finger/hand crack. follow this to a break in the trees. Belay on the treed ledge at 2 bolts.

P2: 5.7 55m, Directly over the belay is a small roof with a wide crack. Slap in a cam [3" cam OK 4" is better] and tackle the pocketed face. Once at a small ledge tackle yet another pocketed face t another ledge. Clip the rusty bolt and climb up to get into a sweet diagonal crack. Enjoy he left leaning crack until you spot a bolted belay at a nice clean ledge.

P3: 5.6 50m, Continue in the left leaning crack to a roof and pass it on the left. Now climb on a right rising line, staying close to the right leaning corner/roof features. Aim for the right end of a patch of trees. Once almost at the end you spy a set of belay bolts up on the treed ledge.

Descent: R1 35m, Rap to that patch of trees below you. Decide whether you want to pass this island on trees on the right or left. the anchor is about 10m below these trees.
R2 & R3 just reverse the route.


Nuts and lots of Tricams up to blue and double pink & red. Cams 1-2" plus 4".
ALL Belays are bolted.


Once the approach trail meets the cliff, head left along the base. Just before a sharp dip in the trail, you'll spot a nice vertical crack ending at a treed ledge.

Comments on Voie de Rappel Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!