5 surprising activities to rediscover Trois-Rivières
- October 4, 2021
Halfway between two large effervescent cities, Trois-Rivières has nothing to envy its neighbors when it comes to unusual activities. The city is…Read More
snowmobiling in Quebec : 5 trails not to be missed
Snowmobiling is one of the favorite winter sports of Quebecers who love to discover the beauty of our territory and our snowy landscapes. My country is winter after all, as Gilles Vigneault sang so well. For amateurs and curious alike, here are a few trails that you would certainly like to explore while renting a chalet in the region.
Where to go ?
Lanaudière -Mauricie , the land of snowmobiling
It is not for nothing that these two regions are nicknamed the land of snowmobiles . You can admire sometimes the river, sometimes ancient mountains , lakes and mature forests on more than 4,800 km of trails. The main attractions of the area are the m ountain Black in Saint-Donat on the path 33 , the Mount Trinity in Saint-Michel-des-Saints (trail 318) and why not make a stop at the Gilles Villeneuve Museum in Berthierville for warm you up.
Reserve faunique Laurentian
A must with its 2 625 km of marked trails . Its great attraction ? It is one of the first trails to receive a good amount of snow each winter and to offer impeccable conditions early in the day. Do you like long hikes ? For a day hike, it is possible from Quebec early morning of d i dinner with Step, then return in the evening.
Isle-aux- Coudres , Charlevoix region
Are you renting a chalet in the magnificent Charlevoix region ? Take the ferry that connects Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive to L ‘Isle-aux- Coudres behind the wheel of your snowmobile, then leisurely tour the island for a 27 km ride on marked trails. You will cross farmland as far as the eye can see and will be able to admire the beauty of the Massif de Charlevoix which stands in front of you.
The J-Armand Bombardier circuit in the Eastern Townships – of – East
J-Armand Bombardier native region , the Eastern Townships is a popular destination for snowmobilers s are mountain trails has in the Appalachians are ubiquitous. T he highest peaks in the region can reach up to 1000 meters and offer stunning views. While you’re in the area , plan to stop at the J.-Armand Bombardier Museum and the Bombardier factories (trails 35, 521) to brighten up your hike.
The Mont-Valin massif , Saguenay Lac-Saint-Jean
Since 2010, the Summits Circuit is an appeal vra i ment popular with snowmobile as possible to climb the peaks of 5-Monts Vallin for maximum enjoyment. Each of them offers you a breathtaking 360-degree view of the entire Saguenay Lac Saint-Jean region. It is a 210 km round trip that starts at Le Valinouët ski center in Saint-David-de- Falardeau .
4 tips for a successful hike
Did you know ?
Each year, the Fédération des clubs de motoneigistes du Québec organizes an open house weekend to allow enthusiasts to discover the network of trails completely free of charge. All you have to do is register on the federation’s website.