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.




  • Discover rock climbing and its equipment
  • Basic belaying and lowering techniques
  • Learn basic movements
  • Communication and safety signs 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 includes:

Number of participants per instructor

Minimum age

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


  • None

Typical schedule for the day:

  • 09:30 AM: Reception at the LA LIBERTÉ NORD-SUD cabin and hand-out of equipment
    • The refuge is 200 meters from the parking lot; bring all your personal belongings
  • 10:15 AM: Technical instruction and demonstration
  • 11:00 AM – 11: 30 AM: Short hike to the cliff
    • Less than 20 minutes, up to 100m of elevation gain and less than 500m of distance
  • 11:30 AM-3:30 PM: Supervised climbs and instructor’s comments
  • 15:30 PM: End of rock climb and return to the hut
  • 16:00 PM: Departure


At Montagne d’Argent:

  • Please refer to our calendar
    • every day from April 13 to November 3, 2024 at 09h30

Date changes, cancellations and refunds

Read pour policies here.

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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