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Slow Traffic on Chemin Macdonald this week

September 18-21, 2018

Due to electrical work on Chemin Macdonald, traffic is expected to be slow between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., on September 18‑21, 2018. A section of the road will be reduced to one lane on which vehicles will be able to circulate alternately.

Plan your trip and avoid unpleasant surprises by consulting often the important notices or the schedule of activities and events that are of interest to you.

Parc Jean-Drapeau
Rock climbing wall

Rock climbing wall

Parc Jean-Drapeau's rock climbing wall is a little-known and unique place in Montréal where you can do rock climbing outdoors. Climbers can do bouldering or top-rope climbing, as well practise movements and techniques such as positioning your hands and feet, traversing , rappelling, etc.

The reddish brown, 100-metre long and 8-to-12 metre high rock climbing wall is the result of previous excavations that have occurred and for which the stones have been used as construction material for the various buildings at the Parc (Lévis Tower, Aquatic Complex, Hélène de Champlain, etc.).

To enhance your safety, it is recommended you have someone with you and bring along a crash pad. The rock climbing wall facility is exclusively managed by the Fédération québécoise de la montagne et de l'escalade (FQME).

Technical specifications

  • Site classification: naturally built wall
  • Type of climbing: top-rope climbing and bouldering
  • Direction: West and North
  • Approach: none
    (the P13 parking lot is situated at the foot of the wall and the path to get to the top is to the left of it)
  • Facilities:
    • Picnic table
    • Top-rope climbing anchors

Schedule

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  • Climbers are responsible for determining whether the weather conditions and the state of the climbing wall are such that climbing can be done safely.

Rates

Access is reserved and free for members of the FQME. You can obtain a yearly or daily membership.


Courses and introduction

Rock Immersion offers autonomous courses and an introduction to Parc Jean Drapeau's rock wall climbing. Please contact them for further details.

Regulations

Before coming, please read the rock climbing wall regulations.

  • Anyone not complying with the regulations is subject to a warning. The Société du parc Jean-Drapeau reserves the right to eject anyone that does not obey the rules or warnings.
  • The Société du parc Jean-Drapeau is not responsible for lost or stolen articles.

Important documents

Rock climbing wall topo (French only) Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 370 KB


Photos

Getting to Rock climbing wall

Nearby parking area:

P13

Rates and parking areas

Public consultation on the future of parc Jean-Drapeau

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