Le Massif de Charlevoix


Known as the ski resort with the highest vertical drop east of the Rocky Mountains, Le Massif de Charlevoix offers many outdoor activities that have one thing in common: a gorgeous view of the St. Lawrence River.

With long ski runs that seem to plunge directly into the St. Lawrence River, deep natural snow and legendary après-ski events, Le Massif is a favourite among skiers and snowboarders. After a heavy snowfall—a frequent occurrence in the region—backcountry enthusiasts leap at the opportunity to ski in the fresh snow. The three peaks in the sector can all be reached on foot or with climbing skins. The 7.5-km (4.7-mile) sledding run is yet another way to admire the view while zooming down the mountain.

Even in the summer and fall, outdoor recreational activities may be practised at Le Massif. Those hiking along the trails criss-crossing the mountain from the summit to the base can admire the breathtaking panorama stretched out before them. The new mountain biking trails were designed mainly for descent riding and are not technically difficult. Great fun for those familiar with the trails, and ideal for mountain biking neophytes.

Activities

  • Backcountry skiing

    The off-piste sector is located on Mount Liguori, north of the station. There are 3 summits, 800m, 550m and 425m, all accessible with backcountry…

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  • Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

    The Massif de Charlevoix, a recreational four-season mountain, offers land between river and mountain, outdoor activities for everyone, excellent…

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  • Hiking

    Come and discover the hiking trails of the Massif, with spectacular views of the St. Lawrence River. Departures at the top or at the base of the…

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  • Mountain Biking

    The Massif de Charlevoix, a recreational four-season mountain, offers land between river and mountain, outdoor activities for everyone, excellent…

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Schedule:
Monday: 9:30am - 3:30pm
Tuesday: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Friday: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Sunday: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Electric Vehicle Charging Station:
Yes

Access for Mobility Impaired People:
Partial

Parking:
Free Outdoor on Site

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1350, rue Principale
Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, QC,
G0A 2L0
Le Massif de Charlevoix

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  • Backcountry skiing

    The off-piste sector is located on Mount Liguori, north of the station. There are 3 summits, 800m, 550m and 425m, all accessible with backcountry skins or by bootpacking. To access this area, you must have your alpine touring access right or a lift ticket. Sector 800 is accessible via the Camp-Boule sector, at the very beginning of La Fortin. You can see a poster with a map of the area. Sector 550 is accessible at the base of the Camp-Boule chairlift. For sector 425, it is accessible via the bottom of the 4, in sector 550.

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  • Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

    The Massif de Charlevoix, a recreational four-season mountain, offers land between river and mountain, outdoor activities for everyone, excellent local gastronomy as well as accommodation on the mountain. It is an ideal place for spending the day or for a short stay away from the concrete. The Massif de Charlevoix is home to the first Club Med mountain village in North America.

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    Elevation: 2 feet
    Number of Trails: 52
    Number of Trails - Easy: 10
    Number of Trails - Difficult: 19
    Number of Trails - Very difficult: 18
    Number of Trails - Extremely Difficult: 7
    Number of Lifts: 8

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    Backcountry Sector
    Bunny Hill
    Child Care Service
    Equipment Rental
    Snowboard Park
  • Hiking

    Come and discover the hiking trails of the Massif, with spectacular views of the St. Lawrence River. Departures at the top or at the base of the mountain. Access to the hiking trails is free.

    Take advantage of the gondola to facilitate your hikes during our operations this fall, within Le Massif en Couleurs.

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    Admission Fee: No
    Length: 16,4 miles
    Hiking Season: Year-round
    Trail Rating: Easy, Intermediate, Difficult

    AvailableUnavailable
    Pet-Friendly
    Toilets
    Winter Hiking
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  • Mountain Biking

    The Massif de Charlevoix, a recreational four-season mountain, offers land between river and mountain, outdoor activities for everyone, excellent local gastronomy as well as accommodation on the mountain. It is an ideal place for spending the day or for a short stay away from the concrete. The Massif de Charlevoix is home to the first Club Med mountain village in North America.

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    Access fee: Yes
    Trails Rating: Easy, Intermediate, Difficult
    Length: 14,3 miles

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    BMX
    Bicycle shop and repair
    Cross-Country
    Dirt Jump, Bike Park
    Downhill Trails
    Freeride
    Mountain Bike Rental