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Face Ouest - 5.9

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
Route sequence (left to right): 6
Route Summary | Ascent Notes (4)
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Bernard Poisson, Pierre Garneau, 1959. FFA Normand Cadieux, Edouard Pierre Gagnon, 1977
Rock (Trad)
G
1
Fingers to hands
200
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 4.75/5
  Rock Quality 4.75/5
  Scenery 4.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.50/5

Description:

Start on the block in the far left corner of the west face of the Needle. Scramble up to ledge, follow the horizontal roof crack right around to the large flake. Here you will be faced with three options. The correct one for the Original route is the finger crack just to your left. Beautiful locks.

Descent Options:

Rap with a 60m rope to base.

Submitted by: tallnik on 2007-04-01
Last Modified: 2013-05-17
Views: 1032
Route ID: 84637

4 Ascents Recorded

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Flash Flash ascent by: Bulletproof2000 on 2013-10-05 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars fun

small finger to 1' cam. Don't forget runners.

Added: 2013-10-15

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: Bulletproof2000 on 2013-04-27 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars nice

locks indeed

Added: 2013-05-15

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: LamontagnedeGatineau on 1988-10-01 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars No Comment

Used to be rated 5+. Glad to see a more realistic consensus rating. Great route!!!!

Added: 2008-10-01

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.9
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: tallnik on 2007-03-31 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars First day out on rock 2007 in QC

Good route.

Added: 2007-04-01