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Quebec City, Charlevoix, Portneuf  


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Pylone has re-opened! 

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.
fqme.qc.ca/la-federation/nouve...

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
  • Le Pylône 46.751889, -71.295500
  • 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
  • Mont Wright 47.013386,-71.341181; 47.013389, -71.341167
  • Stonebleau (Boulder) 47.013389, -71.341167
  • Blocs du Vieux-Stoneham (Boulder)
  • Stoneham

Neufchâtel
  • Casinos (Boulder) 46.857389, -71.386250

Lac Saint-Charles
  • Lac Saint-Charles

Lévis
  • Fort de Lévis
  • Commodore
  • La MIL Davie

Portneuf
  • St-Alban
  • 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



Weather station 2.0 miles from here

188 Total Routes

['4 Stars',29],['3 Stars',28],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',3]
['<=5.6',7],['5.7',14],['5.8',16],['5.9',20],['5.10',51],['5.11',37],['5.12',27],['5.13',7],['>=5.14',0],['',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:
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-Riviere... : Acropole des Draveurs
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
Aero-Tango: Pitch 2

Aéro-Tango 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  North America : Canada : ... : 7 Aéro-Tango
1st pitch, 5.9+ 20m.Start in the beautiful hand crack in the right-facing corner. Climb to reach the bolted belay station on the ledge, under the big roof.2nd pitch, 5.9 20m.Pass the big roof on its left. Once past the roof, follow the wide diagonal crack up and right. Superb!1re longueur, 5.9+ 20m.Départ dans la belle fissure au fond du diedre faisant face à droite pour arriver au relais sur la vire, sous le gros toit.2e longueur, 5.9 20m.Sortir le gros toit par la g...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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