Ski holidays in Le Massif de Charlevoix
Le Massif de Charlevoix is situated in the Canadian Rockies and has the highest vertical drop in eastern Canada that overlooks the St Lawrence River.
- Off piste
Skiing in Le Massif de Charlevoix
The resort caters well for all skiing and snowboarding abilities although is best known for its selection of challenging terrain.
For advanced skiers, the Le Charlevoix is the longest and steepest run in the area at a 64 % gradient and more than 3 miles in length.
Le Massif de Charlevoic is hugely popular for its backcountry ski opportunities. Take a guide and explore waist deep powder through the forests untouched by anyone else.
Snow conditions in Le Massif de Charlevoix
La Massif de Charlevoix’s receives an impressive amount of snowfall with an annual average of 645cm per season based on the past 5 years. It also has 391 snow making canons which cover 70% of its skiable terrain.
Après ski, restaurants and other activities in Le Massif de Charlevoix
Non skiing highlights in Le Massif de Charlevoix include snowmobile rides through groomed tree lined tracks that overlook the river.
Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing is also popular. At the Sentier des Caps sector, you can rent cross country skis and snowshoes and try out the trails. There’s a wealth to explore, with 27km of cross country trails and 40km of snowshoeing trails.
Le Massif train gives visitors access to experience beautiful scenery on route between Quebec City and La Malbaie and also makes for an alternative journey to the resort.
Other activities include snowshoeing, sledding, a 7.5km toboggan run and helicopter rides.
Après ski isn’t the liveliest but there are a number of bars that have a fantastic atmosphere from live music, DJs, hockey broadcasting and even karaoke.
In nearby Baie-Saint Paul there are a number of superb dining options including the Le Saint Pub which is one of the original microbreweries in Charlevoix.
Transfer times to Le Massif de Charlevoix
Quebec City – 1 hr