Cap trinité as seen on the boat aproach.
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A huge area boasting a great diversity of climbing styles, rock types, and commitment levels, on both rock and ice. The "French" culture adds to the exotic nature of a climbing trip here.
Quebec is a great place to get away, Climbing has been an institution in this province since the 40s. You'll be amazed at the quantity, quality and potential of routes. Mountainproject only lists a tiny fragment of the existing climbs, stay tuned, more gets added every weeks. Popular areas on MountainProject that need a bit of love (route additions) from the community: Baldy Lac Larouche Paroi du Lac Castor Kanata Montagne d'Argent Val-David Les Grand Jardins Saguenay Lac Saint Jean
Drive or fly. Major carriers go to Montreal and Quebec City.
Access and Clubs
Many cliffs are under the liability insurance of the FQME
Climbers on the protected sites need to have:
-FQME 'Accès Montagne' membership ($55)
-For members of the Alpine Club of Canada an FQME 'Accès Montagne' upgrade ($30)
-Or purchasing a $10 day pass online on $15 at the site if an administrator is present.
This money is used to pay the liability insurance for landowners regardless if they are private citizens, municipal or provincial.
The maintenance of cliffs and their access, replacing of fixed protection.
All of these now include disability and emergency transport. www.fqme.qc.ca
The FQME also has under its umbrella multiple regional clubs which are listed under each areas.
The Alpine Club of Canada
also has a few sections in the province.
Weather station 8.2 miles from here
1,174 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',137],['3 Stars',358],['2 Stars',258],['1 Star',101],['Bomb',14]
Classic Climbing Routes in Quebec
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Quebec:
Featured Route For Quebec
Le Cordonnier 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c North America
: ... : E. Black&White - Club Sandw...
Pitch 1, 5.10-Head up the large crack system with delicate feet (v1) all the way up to the ledge.Pitch 2, 5.10+Climb the dihedral to the roof (v2). Continue in the dihedral until you can traverse right on slopping rails and undercling flakes, then head back left in a horizontal crack to the belay.Pitch 3, 5.11-Head straight up from the belay, traverse right at the bolt to gain a dihedral and head more or less straight up to the top.Variation 1, before you reach the first belay, you can traverse ...[more] Browse More Classics in International
This seems weirdly appropriate for this page....
La Fin Du Monde. Try it! Photo by Blitzo.
From: Montreal, Quebec
Aug 9, 2012
-Fer a Cheval
By Colin R
From: Ottawa, ON
Sep 14, 2013
Quebec is a province with unbelievable climbing potential that is not even close to being realized yet. I would say probably it is only 25% of its potential for new routes if that. People need to start coming up here and see for themselves.
Viva la Quebec!