La Traverse de Charlevoix For Mountain Biking

The 2nd most popular mountain bike trail in Quebec.

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This 100km route passes through serious terrain and the beautiful valleys of Hautes-Gorges Park. It runs from Grands-Jardins Park to Grand-Fond ski resort passing several huts and chalets (20km apart). This exhausting trail rolls from summit at 850m to valleys at 200m.

To reach mountain biking at the trailhead located 400km from Montreal, follow Route 40 through Quebec City and pickup Route 138 to Bais St. Paul (follow signs to St. Anne). About 10km short of Bais St. Paul, turn north (left) on Route 381. In St. Urbain, register at 841 Rue St. Edouard CP171. Continue another 24km to the trailhead.

Also nearby are Parc Haute Gorge and Parc Sagueney.

Overall, La Traverse de Charlevoix is the 2nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 13 mountain biking rides in Quebec.


Local Contact(s):  Charles Roberge (418) 665-4454; Traverse Trail Info (418) 639-2284; Quebec Visitors Bureau (800) 363-7777; Canadian Tourism (800) 577-2266; Canadian Explorer Guides (888) 238-8000.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Bike! Atlantic Canada" from Sarah Hale

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Huts; Le Geai Bleu Cabin

Luxury Loding:  L Auberge De Falaises (418) 665-3731; Le Manoir Richelieu, Charlevoix (800) 441-1414.

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Article Source:   Best La Traverse de Charlevoix Mountain Biking Review

GPS:  47.623, -70.619

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  7/13/2016

ID:  5469

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