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Quebec City, Charlevoix, Portneuf  


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A great teaching cliff 30 minutes from downtown Quebec city!
But you now need to have a FQME acces montagne membership due to liability coverage.
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Description 

Excellent sites ranging from easy 5.4 to 5.13. Lots of rock-climbing and world famous ice (found on Quebec ice area).
Quebec city is surrounded by crags and if you go a bit further, you'll find full blown alpine playgrounds.

Getting There 

From the west (Ontario, Montreal):
Highway 20 or 40 East-bound

From Northern New York:
Highway 87 North, turns into Highway 15 in QC
Highway 30 East
Highway 20 East

From Burlington, VT:
Highway 89 North, 133 North in QC
202 East
235 North
211 North/West
Highway 20 East

St-Johnsbury, VT:
Highway 91 North, Highway 55 North in QC
Highway 20 East

Clubs 

Club de Montagne et d'Escalade de Québec (CMEQ)

Contact:
info@cmeq.ca

Areas 

Sainte-Foy
  • Dalle du fleuve 46.749227,-71.307364

Québec
  • Terrasse Grey (Boulder) 46.79577,-71.227326
  • Parc des braves (Boulder) 46.80072,-71.240673

  • Boischatel blues

Val-Bélair

Sainte-Catherine de la Jacques-Cartier
  • Duchesnay (Boulder, private property)

Stoneham
  • Stonebleau (Boulder) 47.013389, -71.341167
  • Blocs du Vieux-Stoneham (Boulder)

Neufchâtel
  • Casinos (Boulder) 46.857389, -71.386250

Lac Saint-Charles
  • Lac Saint-Charles

Lévis
  • Fort de Lévis
  • Commodore
  • La MIL Davie

Portneuf
  • Sanatorium
Vallée du Bras du Nord
  • Miguick 47.202417, -72.231417
  • Bellevue 47.1903250, -72.2362230
  • La Cachée 47.186333, -72.221556
  • Des aulnes 47.203222, -72.212000
  • Tite Etoile et le Gros Pin

Charlevoix
  • Cap Blanc
  • Les Palissades

  • Les Portes de L'Enfer (Le Mur du CAF, Closed to climbing)

Climbing Season

For the Quebec area.

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

266 Total Routes

['4 Stars',36],['3 Stars',46],['2 Stars',24],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',2]
['<=5.6',20],['5.7',23],['5.8',28],['5.9',26],['5.10',73],['5.11',49],['5.12',37],['5.13',7],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',1],['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 Quebec City, Charlevoix, Portneuf:
La Félix-Antoine   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a R     Trad, Alpine, 8 pitches, 1300'   Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière... : Mount Félix-Antoine-Savard
Aéro-Tango   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 130'   Central Area : 7 Aéro-Tango
Momentum   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 600'   Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière... : Acropole des Draveurs
Incandescence   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 80'   Central Area : 6 l’Antre du Dragon
Cosmic Boogie   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad   Central Area : 7 Aéro-Tango
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Featured Route For Quebec City, Charlevoix, Portneuf
The crux pitch

Lido 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  North America : Canada : ... : Le Gros Bras
After a few meters in the Al Fine corner, traverse left into another dihedral. from there, two choices are open: Follow the corner to a crux on the right of the roof, just before the ledge (5.10b), or follow the large crack in the left wall (5.9 or 5.10).----Après quelques mètres dans le dièdre qui est commun avec Al Fine, traverser sur la gauche dans un autre dièdre. De là, deux chemins sont possibles : suivre le dièdre avec alors un passage clé (5.10b) à droite du surplomb, juste ava...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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