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Lac Boisseau

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Lac Boisseau  


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Location: 46.1761, -74.8055 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

On the north shore of the Lac Boisseau is a sublime south facing little crag with several high quality sport climbs. The rock type found there is absolutely unique in the Laurentians and reminds one of sandstone.
The routes are relatively short, many are slightly overhanging, and the rest are vertical.

Access:
The cliff itself is on crown land and the trail is seemingly part of the Trans Canada Trail. For now, rock climbing is allowed but is not regulated.
It seems that the land has been bought by the municipality of La conception in 2011 with the plan of transforming it into a nature Park.

Area order left 2 right
Left End
Three Sisters
Main Wall
Roof Sector
Right End

Getting There 

Drive:
Autoroute 15 north which becomes route 117 north at Sainte Agathe.
From the second traffic lights continue for 12.5km
Take exit left for La Conception, rue Principale (the one following the exit for the Montagne d'Argent)
Drive 0.75km and just before the bridge turn right on rue des Érables.
After 4km turn right on Chemin des Chênes.
After 7km turn right into the parking lot for Sentier Alléluia.

Approach:
From the right side of the parking lot, follow the trail down towards a log bridge. Cross the bridge and follow the creek left to the lake. Continue along the trail right, which skirts the lake's shore. You will walk through several campsites. After about 10 minutes look right and you should see the cliff a hundred feet up the slope. Look for a trail that goes up.
The trail meets the cliff at the base of Rêve Orange, Main Wall

Cliff 46.182208, -74.811745

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.5 miles from here

30 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',4],['5.9',2],['5.10',8],['5.11',7],['5.12',6],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lac Boisseau:
Arbre’d and Dangerous    5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport   Boisseau - Three Sisters' W...
The Raven    5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport   Boisseau - Main Wall
Brothers in Arms   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport   Boisseau - Three Sisters' W...
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Featured Route For Lac Boisseau
Polichinelle

Polichinelle 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  North America : Canada : ... : Boisseau - Roof Sector
Puppet on a string. This route goes straight through the middle of the big roof. Huge jugs and heel hooks make it easier to climb than it looks. Crux is clipping the chains really. If it's been raining a lot, the slab just before the roof can be wet. It's possible to bail from mid anchor.Polichinelle is the name of a famous french marionette, who would lie to anyone that who would listen....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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