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Main Boulders

  • Grade context: US
  • Approach time: 10 min
  • Photos: 1
  • Ascents: 749

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Description

Lower boulder field.

See: http://topout.org/guide/Calabogie for more info and topos.

Access issues inherited from Calabogie

HEY CLIMBERS, YES THAT MEANS YOU! THE WAY YOU ACT AT THE CRAG CAN LEAD TO THE ACCESS BEING JEOPARDIZED! CLIFFS ARE BEING CLOSED AND THIS COULD HAPPEN HERE!

Don't play music, no one wants to hear it. Pick yours and others trash up and pack it out. Dig a hole to take a #2 in and burry it! Don't pee under boulders or overhangs because the rain can't wash it away. If you make a fire, keep it small and in a pit. Limit the size of your group. Brush your tick marks before you move on. Keep your dog on a leash and pick up after it. Don't smoke around people who don't want to be around it and pack out your butts.

Here is a good article talking about access issues recently (Read it, it only takes a minute)

https://gripped.com/news/hey-climbers-your-behaviour-can-close-our-crags/

Main Cliff, Calabogie Boulders, and approach are on crown land in a "General Use Area", in particular in the " "Madawaska Highlands General Use Area".

Lake Cliff is on crown land however the property line (Land owned by Calabogie Peaks Resort) runs along the north west end of the cliff. The land north east of the cliff is owned by the Greater Madawaska Township. The Township has given permission to establish and maintain the trail network found here that crosses township land.

The Hydro/High Falls section was closed in 2002 due to deaths from an unexpected opening of the Barrett Chute Dam overflow gates. The land is fenced off and owned by Ontario Hydro.

Approach

Continue walking along the road from the pull-off (from Ottawa) another 75m looking for a rough log bridge across the ditch to the south. Follow this flagged tail until it branches. Just to your left is Gatekeeper and the path to the cliff line. Straight up the hill another 15m is Gateway

Areas

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Name
Style
Routes
Ticks
Height
Grades
5
5
13m
3
Gatekeeper Boulder
5
15
3m
1
Frigid Cave Boulder
5
20
4
Art Boulder
8
5
3m
3
Gateway Boulder
12
209
3m
6
Phobia Boulder
7
7
3m
4
Nine-Tenths Boulder
13
124
3m
6
West Nile Boulder
19
113
3m
4
Arete Boulder
4
3
1
Marsh Boulder
6
18
2
Apathy Boulder
7
33
4m
3
Warfare Boulder
7
19
The Chief Boulder
7
2
5m
2
The Slab Boulder
4
10
2
Coperland Boulder
6
15
1
Africa Boulder
21
39
2
Tigerlilly Boulder
2
14
1
Orbital Boulder
4
29
1
Babe Boulder
5
18
Bogie Boulder
3
3

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