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Description

Some new climbs being developed on rock between Boite a Surprise and L'Arche do Noway. Please be respectful of team m$ who work in this area. There is some unfinished work.

Access issues inherited from Montagne d'Argent

The climbing area is maintained by "Parc d'Escalade et de Randonnée de la Montagne D'Argent" (PERMA) -- primarily a climber's organisation. Daily access fee was $8 as of summer 2013, and yearly memberships ($40 as of 2013) gives you also acess to the SEBKA to climb in Saint-André de Kamouraska. Being affiliated with the Alpine Club of Canada, members may climb for free upon presentation of their club membership but are still required to pay for on-site camping.

On weekends, there is generally someone there to collect the fees, during the week this is more often done on the honour system.

The site is open all year round with artificial ice falls created over the cliffs over the freezing winter months for Technical Ice Climbing.

A complete guidebook (including hand drawn reproductions, contributed by a local artist) is generally available at the hut on weekends. It has maps for access to the cliffs, and drawings of all the cliffs with routes marked on them. The current official guidebook is fully bilingual.

Routes

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Start in the back of the big cedar ledge, funky moves will get you there & climb to the top. Good warm up . All sport

FA: Simon Vigneaut, 2015

Set by Team M$, 2016

FFA: Simon, 2016

P1, 20M 5.4 Reach the first horizontal crack by the arete of the right facing corner and reach a basic bolt belay that is not yet equipped to rap at mid height of Glory Hole. P2, 10M 5.6 Straight up to the rap rings.

FFA: Closed Project, 2015

FA: Simon, 2015

Set by Team M$, 2016

Long stick clip or clip first bolt by climbing 5.5 in the right facing corner, transfer to slab, pass the horizontal crack and continue in the blank face directly to rap rings.

FA: Vicky Amyot, 2016

Set by Team M$, 2016

FFA: Vicky Amyot, 2016

Right most of the main wall, start at the bottom of the pyramid with 4 bolts then restart in the vertical crack filled with black cubic crystals that extends into a slab where you stay left of the bolts because right is to easy. Athletic, nice ambiance.

FA: Richard Racicot, 2015

Set by Team M$, 2015

FFA: Richard Racicot, 2015

Newly bolted slab, at the right end of the new climbs area, just left of l'Arche de Noway. Climb zig-zags up the slab to anchors.

FA: Unknown

Set by Eric Paquet, 2015

FFA: Eric Paquet, 2015

Activity

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