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The Point

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About The Point:

Likely the highest quality piece of rock on Southern Cape Breton island. An easy approach, all day sun, absence of black flies, free wilderness camping and best of all, a most stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean make this a weekend bouldering and climbing destination. With something for everyone, except perhaps those looking for 60 meter testpeices, Lorraine Head offers Granite bouldering and short but powerful routs to fit all grades and gear types. Rarely is there a crag that offers 5.8 gear routs next to 5.12 sport routs with such a view and ease of access.
Approach: Turn at Little Lorraine/Main A Dieu rd. Drive 700 mters and take first right hand gravel road (West shore road). Drive to end of road (1 km) and park in front of yellow and brown cabin near Parks Canada sign taking care not to block cabin entrance. Trail head is past concrete barriers.
Approach Time: 35 min, from Lorraine, or 50 from Light house point
Latitude, Longitude: 45.91935, -59.91941
Access Issues:
Rock Type: Granite
Type of Climbing: Bouldering
Sun Aspect: All Day Sun

Routes

SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
0 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Post-coital Moisture 5.10c 1
0 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Honey Moon Sweet 5.10c 1
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Left Corner 5.8 0
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Lorraine’s Luxury Lair 5.11a 0
0 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Post Anal Tail 5.11d 1
0 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Punters Corner 5.8 1
0 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Room with a view (Orr, 2014) 5.10b 1
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 RP Dreaming 5.4 0
0 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Sting in the Tail 5.11b 1
0 Average Rating = 4.00/5 The Prow 5.9 1
0 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Zombie Moose 5.11b 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Battle Cry V4 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Green Squall V3 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Happiness (SDS) V5 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Jimmy Can't Dance V0 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Keep Lien V1 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Nod At The Moment (SDS) V5 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Run Together V2 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Shaun's alliby (SDS) V2 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Sunshine In A Bag V3 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Sure Shot (SDS) V4 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 The Sodamizer (SDS) V4 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Wish U Were Here V1 0