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
1,255 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',156],['3 Stars',406],['2 Stars',291],['1 Star',104],['Bomb',17]
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
Denis de l'évidence 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a North America
: ... : Tranchant - Middle
1st pitch: 5.8, 4 bolts + anchorThe start might feel stiff if 5.8 is your limit.with the 2nd pitchThe climb is good but nothing compared 2nd pitch: 5.9, 14 bolts + anchorA must do if you climb in Tranchant. From the first anchor, go left and up the dihedral. You will then negotiate a small roof by going a little right. Go up another dihedral and finish on the slab to get to the anchor....[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!