Best Mont Sainte-Anne Cross Country Skiing

The 6th most popular XC Ski in Quebec.

  Quebec City, Quebec, Canada


  July 6, 2016

Northeast of Quebec City in St-Ferreol-les-neiges, the huge Parc du Mont-Sainte-Anne area has a groomed trail network totaling 208km. There are about 125km groomed skate skiing. Many consider this to be the best cross country ski center in Quebec.

The Mont Ste-Anne area is also a great base for exploring more than 235 km of wilderness backcountry trails. Prime backcountry routes include La Basse Amazon (5km) and La Liberiste (12km).

To reach Mont Ste-Anne from Quebec City, follow Highway 440 east for 10km. After it changes to Highway 138, continue another 25km. Then follow Highway 360 for 3km into the park.

Overall, Mont Sainte-Anne is the 6th most popular cross country ski area of all 27 Nordic ski destinations in Quebec. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Mont Sainte-Anne including Camp Mercier, Grands Jardins Park, Mont Orignal and Mont Grand-Fonds Regional Park.

Local Contacts:  Mont Sainte-Anne (418) 827-4561; Quebec Visitors Bureau (514) 873-2015; Road Conditions (514) 873-4121; Ski de Fond Quebec (514) 252-3089.

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Mixed

Base Camp:  Auberge Du Fondeur 800-463-1568; Chateau Mont Sainte Anne (800) 463-4467

Luxury Loding:  L Auberge du Fondeur (800) 463-1568; Auberge St. Antoine (888) 692-2211; L'Abri De La Tourmente (418) 827-3025.

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GPS:  47.049, -70.888

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  7/6/2016

ID:  7126

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