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Fox Victor India - 5.10d A4

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (1)
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Gaétan Martineau, Jacques Lamontagne
Rock (Trad) Aid
Free & Aid climb with a mix of hardware required.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10d A4
  Safety Rating R
  Exposure 5.00/5
  Rock Quality 4.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


P1-2-3 same as Vire du Curé Dallaire - 5.10D. Pitch 4 climb up then traverse right on exposed tree roots (A2). Pitch 5 is the diehedral that lead to the first big roof, then traverses right to a ledge below the crack that splits the first roof (A3). Pitch 5 climbs the 1st roof (A2) and moves left to a spectacular bivy ledge between the 1st and 2nd roof. Pitch 6 climbs the 2nd roof (A3). Another spectacular hanging belay follows. Pitch 7 goes up the evident crack on the headwall and finishes with a pendulum left to a large ledge (A1-2). Pitch 8 meanders up the face/prow on small protection (A4). Pitch 9 is easy aid or 5.10D to the exit.

Descent Options:

Committed to summit after 2nd roof. Bushwalk until you reach the main trail to the Virgin Mary (!) statue.

Submitted by: LamontagnedeGatineau on 2008-07-17
Last Modified: 2012-10-17
Views: 1024
Route ID: 94819

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.10d A4
  Safety Rating R
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: LamontagnedeGatineau on 1980-09-01 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Should be a classic! Lots of exposure and a magnificient view.

Gaetan and I had much fun on this spectacular route. Not sure of the year we did it though. First tried it the previous winter but failed, mainly because I chickened out on the final push after the 2nd roof. Did a film on this climb with the National Film Board a couple of years later called "Trinity". That added some bolts to the route to make it safer. A4 may be a bit strong with modern equipment.
Would love to know if it was climbed since...

Added: 2008-07-17