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Quebec City's popular Champlain and Le Pylône rocks are now illegal to climb

Escalade-PPL-RadioCanada.ca.jpgOne of Quebec City's most renowned spots for rock-climbing has been closed off to the public by Transport Quebec. The climbing sites near the Quebec and Pierre-Laporte bridges, called "Le Pylone", and "Le Champlain", are no longer accessible to climbers. They've been using the walls for over forty years. Here to explain why theses sites are important to the climbing community is Professional Mountain Guide, Francois-Guy Thivierge. M. Thivierge is also owner of the Rock-Gym climbing school in Limoilou.

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