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Quebec greater area ice & alpine

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Grands-jardins Ice Climbs 
Hautes-gorges de la rivière Malbaie 
Montmorency Falls 
Pont rouge 
St-Alban Ice & Mixed 

Quebec greater area ice & alpine  


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BETA PHOTO: Montmorency Falls Photo by Jacques Bou

Description 

from the nearby Montmorency falls to world class ice routes in the Hautes Gorges, this is one of the best ice climbing areas to be in!

Getting There 

East of Montreal via the 20 or 40
North of New England
Fly in

Clubs 

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

Areas 

  • Kabir Kouba
  • Mer de Glace
  • La chute a Guy
  • Donnacona
  • Vallée Bras du Nord (Magik Spot)

Guidebooks 

Guide des cascades de glace et voies mixtes
Stéphane Lapierre et Bernard Gagnon
Les éditions La Randonnée
528 pages
Guide updates

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.0 miles from here

17 Total Routes

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['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['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 greater area ice & alpine:
Momentum   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 600'   Hautes-gorges de la rivière... : Acropole des Draveurs
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Featured Route For Quebec greater area ice & alpine
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La Pomme d'or WI5-  North America : Canada : ... : Mont de l'Equerre
I do not know how this climb has managed to stay off of MP for so long. I was shocked to not find it here. La Pomme D'or is THE classic long ice route in La Malbaie, Quebec. Many hardmen have cut their teeth on this beautiful climb. From multi day adventures to day long solos, this climb gets traffic and deserving so. This climb is a classic in every sense of the word. The route can range from 4+ to 5+ depending on your line of attack. The opening pitches are in the easy 4 range until abo...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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