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L'Aiguille  


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Description 

This cliff is close to the parking lot, and often quite busy. The routes are mostly bolted sport, with a few mixed (bolted/trad)thrown in for variety. The grades are mainly from mid to high, ie. 5.9-5.11 and up. A fun place to climb, with many good looking routes.

The bouldering field is very interesting. The field is well blazed, with each big rock's name marked. The rock is solid sweet granite from V0 to V11. You can find the topo on the Val-David Bouldering Area

Getting There 

Follow the trails from the Parc Régional Val-David Chalet

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.7 miles from here

28 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',3],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',12],['5.11',5],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=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 L'Aiguille:
Le Diedre   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   Left of l'Aiguille
Face Ouest   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   L'Aiguille
Ochra   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   L'Aiguille
Belzebuth   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   L'Aiguille
Face Nord   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad   L'Aiguille
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