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Closure of the South Shore Bike Link on June 1-14 Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve closed from May 21 to June 14 River shuttle: start of season postponed Cycling access ramp of the Concorde Bridge: detour to be expected Closure of the South Shore Bike Link on June 1-14
 

Closure of the South Shore Bike Link on June 1-14

June 1st-14, 2019

The South Shore Bike Link will be closed from June 1 to June 14 due to the Grand Prix du Canada.

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve closed from May 21 to June 14

May 21 to June 14, 2019

Due to the final preparations for the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada, the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is closed to cyclists from May 21 to June 14 inclusively.

River shuttle: start of season postponed

May 14-31, 2019

Due to the river's high water level, the Maritime Shuttles service will not begin its operations on Saturday, May 18, as expected. More details will be announced in the coming days.

Cycling access ramp of the Concorde Bridge: detour to be expected

April 3 to May 16, 2019

The cycling access ramp, which serves as a cycling path between Île-Sainte-Hélène and the Concorde Bridge, will remain closed until the end of construction work on Espace 67. Cyclists can get to Île-Sainte-Hélène, from the Concorde Bridge, by taking the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve and then the Cosmos Bridge.

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.

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

April 2019
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May 2019
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June 2019
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November 2019
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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.

  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates.
    • The best way to come to the Parc Jean-Drapeau, is by Subway!
    • There are also several Bixi stations are installed at the Parc during the summer season.

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

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