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Outdoor stores, climbing gyms, destination guide, etc.

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Outdoor stores

Looking for stores where can you buy or rent outdoor gear in the Montreal area? In need to repair your climbing shoes? Check our stores listing below.

  • La Cordee
    Montréal (Sainte-Catherine street and Saint-Laurent street), Laval and Saint-Hubert
  • Mountain Equipment Co-op
    Montréal (Saint-Denis street and Marché Central), Longueuil and Laval
  • Altitude Sports
    4140 St-Denis Street
    Montreal, Quebec
    Canada, H2W 2M5
    Tel: (514) 847-1515
  • SAIL
    Montreal, Laval and Beloeil
  • La Poubelle du Ski
    8278 St Laurent
    Montréal QC
    Tel: 514-384-1315

Skills & resources

You feel the need or simple desire to learn new skills or improve? Should our course schedule not meet your present needs or timeline, you can always check out other sources on your own. Please note that the following is for information only. ACC Montreal can not validate the quality of these courses.

  • Alpine Club of Canada
    The National Section of the ACC is offering summer, winter and ski mountaineering adventures, custom guiding and leadership training.
  • ACC Ottawa section
    The Ottawa Section also offers courses that are open to our section.
  • Marty Molitoris
    A member of the Montreal section who lives in Pennsylvania. He is also a certified American Mountain Guide (AMGA). He can offer private courses and guiding at a discount to members.
    (717) 825-6004 or
  • Karavaniers du Monde
    A local company that organizes treks and expeditions all over the world and gives courses for mountaineering, winter camping, avalanche and more.
  • Mont Bleu
    A Laurentian company that gives courses for map and compass.
  • Wilderness Medical Associates
    An outfit based in Dundas Ontario that offer wilderness medical certification and specialized training.
  • Sirius
    Sirius Wilderness Medicine is a local Montreal company specializing in Canadian wilderness emergency medical training and rescue courses. Many of our members have been very satisfied with their 2 day wilderness first aid, 4-hour CPR refresher and Avalanche course.
  • Chauvin Guides
    A company based in New Hampshire, that gives courses and guiding for rock and ice climbing, mountaineering and ski mountaineering. Some recent courses hosted by the ACC with Marc Chauvin include rock rescue, crevasse rescue and beginner rock climbing.
  • Passe Montagne
    A company based in Val David, offering rock and gym wall climbing courses.

Climbing gyms

You want to keep in shape or just meet friends while climbing indoor? Check our gyms listing below.

Destinations guide

We are working on setting up the destination guide. Please consider helping us by leaving a comment in discussion box below the with info about your favorite climbing crag, hiking trail, back country ski tracks or telemark hills.

In the mean time you can check FQMESuperTopo or for climbing crags.