You have been indoor climbing for some time or you’ve been dreaming of climbing a rock cliff; this course is for you. No experience necessary.

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COURSE CONTENT

  • Discover rock climbing and its equipment
  • Basic belaying and lowering techniques
  • Learn basic movements
  • Communication and safety notions while climbing
  • Supervised climb
    • Single pitch routes of 30 meters or less
    • Grade between 5.4 and 5.10
  • A little bit of effort and a lot of fun !

Introduction to Rock Climbing includes:

  • FQME and/or AGMA certified instructor
  • Rock climbing equipment

Introduction to Rock Climbing doesn’t include:

Number of participants per instructor

  • Minimum 4 / Maximum 8
  • If you have a large group, contact us to learn more about our group rates

Minimum age

  • 8 years
  • Children 8 years of age and under with parental supervision (free if accompanied by at least one adult that pays)

Pre-requisite

  • None

Schedule for the day:

  • Arrival at the LA LIBERTÉ NORD-SUD cabin and hand-out of equipment (15 min)
    • The refuge is 200 meters from the parking lot; bring all your personal belongings
  • Technical instruction and demonstration (30 min)
  • Short hike to the cliff (5-10 min)
    • Less than 20 minutes, up to 100m of elevation gain and less than 500m of distance
  • Supervised climbs and instructor’s coaching (120 min)
  • End of rock climb and return to the cabin (5-10 min)
  • Departure

Dates:

At Montagne d’Argent:

  • Please refer to our calendar
    • every Saturday from May to beginning of October
    • every day from June 19th to September 11th
  • Other dates or weekdays available – contact us T. 438-871-7133

Course cancellation for weather reasons

The outing will be cancelled if the forecast calls for more than a 60% chance of precipitation and an accumulation of 10 mm or more. The decision can be made the day prior to the activity at the latest.

Personal equipment to bring

  • Lunches and snacks
  • At least 2 L of water
  • Polar vest (depending on the season)
  • Windbreaker
  • Day backpack (30-40 L)
  • Tuque and gloves (depending on the season)
  • Change of clothes for the return trip
  • If you climb with your knees (not efficient at all) think about 3/4 pants
  • Lip balm and sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Insect repellant
  • Swimsuit (depending on the season / swimming opportunity)

OPTIONAL personal equipment to bring (in our opinion, and for your safety, you should always have these items with you on your outdoor adventures):

  • Basic first aid kit
  • Flashlight (frontal, if possible)
  • Lighter
  • Pocket knife

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