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Start 5m left of the chimney (Rocketman), underneath the long leftwards sloping overhang. Climb up to the overhang. Layback up to an obvious break through the overhang. Traverse right to the base of a groove. Climb up the groove to ledges. (Rappel from the first belay station of Rocketman.)

Ethic: inherited from Gatineau Hills

No new development or bolting allowed. Strong tradition of leaving trad routes trad, even if badly run-out.

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Steve Adcock & Ron Halka, 1987


Located in Mont King approx:
Long/Lat: -75.865506,45.487377

Route Grade Citations

5.8 Principal
5.8+ David Gibbs

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 58%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

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