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Quebec City, Charlevoix, Portneuf Rock Climbing 

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Location: 46.8125, -71.26282 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Luc on Apr 16, 2008
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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


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



Délire (Boulder)
La Montagne en Ville Roc Gym
l’Université Laval, PEPS


  • Dalle du fleuve 46.749227,-71.307364

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

  • Boischatel blues


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

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

  • Casinos (Boulder) 46.857389, -71.386250

Lac Saint-Charles
  • Lac Saint-Charles

  • Fort de Lévis
  • Commodore
  • La MIL Davie

  • 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

  • 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

268 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',38],['3 Stars',46],['2 Stars',24],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',2]

Classic Climbing Routes in Quebec City, Charlevoix, Portneuf

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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-Rivièr... : 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-Rivièr... : 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
Rock Climbing Photo: La Félix-Antoine is the obvious corridor on the l...

La Félix-Antoine 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a North America : Canada : ... : Mount Félix-Antoine-Savard
La Félix-Antoine climbs a humongous friction slab on mount Félix-Antoine-Savard. This route is located in a very wild and scenic setting and is reminiscent of Adirondacks moutaineering classics such as Mt Colden's Trap Dike.La Félix-Antoine is easily seen from the popular Acropole des Draveurs hike across the valley and consists mostly of 4th class and low 5th class friction climbing. It is best done as a simul climb.Climbers solely seeking difficulty should not bother with this route, as it ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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