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Mont Césaire

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About Mont Césaire:

Go to Dizzy or Chico. You will find many easy routes, a few harder ones up to easy 5.10. A classic first gear lead in the form of Chico. It's a 5.3 crack that is in the middle of the wall. Start it high from on the dirt ledge, or low from just below this ledge (you will understand when you see it). You may setup top ropes on the bolts. At Chico go to the left of the rock face, follow the trail to the top, if you see a hand line your on the path. At Dizzy go to the right of the rock face, follow a less obvious trail up two thirds of the way, at a tree there is a swaged cable to protect the exposed walk to the first bolts. Two cows tails from your harness will allow you to get to the bolts on the left of the face without danger.
To approach the Champs-Elysee, find the Chico site, and continue down the road (climbers left) to a trail that takes you up hill into the woods, follow it to the rock face.
Nearest town or city: Val David
Directions: Take route 15 North up to the Val David Exit. Take route 117 North for couple of km. Turn right on Rue de L'Église. Go to the chalet of park Dufrène where you can park and have informations regarding the trail path and the different climbing area.
Latitude, Longitude: 46.03603, -74.19472
Access Issues: A daily fee is required to climb, hike, bike etc in the park, FQME members benefit from a substantial rebate as well as group outings.
Parc Regional Val-David Val-Morin

When to Climb: Autumn Summer
Quantity of Climbs: Week

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No Replies Val-David Guide Book chrisinvermont 0 Aug 24 2003, 7:19 PM
With Replies Is there snow? estwing 7 Oct 29 2002, 11:03 AM