Diable Sector Cross Country Skiing
The 3rd most popular XC Ski in Quebec.
Thursday 18 August 2016 01:58 GMT
Northwest of Montreal and northeast of Saint Jovite, the Diable Sector of Mont Tremblant National Park has groomed cross country ski tracks. Within the Mont Tremblant National Park, there are two main staging areas, known as the Diable sector and the La Pimbina sector, which provide access to 136km of groomed trails and numerous backcountry cabins.
The Diable sector is located about 10km from the northside base area of Mont Tremblant ski area. It has 53km of groomed trails divided into 10 trails of varying levels of difficulty. The Poisson Trail is the most popular of the difficult trails. The Bois Franc Trail is the most popular moderate level trail. In addition, there are 112km of ungroomed backcountry trails accessible from this sector, and 8 wood-heated huts.
To reach the Diable Sector nordic center from Montreal, head north on Highway 15. At the end of Highway 15, continue north on Route 117 to Exit #107. From the exit, head east and immediately turn right. You will continue northeast on various roads following the signs for 23km to the park entrance. The nordic center is another 10.5km past the entrance on the main road.
Overall, Diable Sector is the 3rd most popular cross country ski area of all 27 Nordic ski destinations in Quebec. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Diable Sector including Mont Tremblant Centre de Ski and La Pimbina Sector.