The Aerobic Corridor

   
 
 
 
 
Aerobic Corridor (Corridor Aerobique) - 60km, Morin Heights - St Remi d'Amherst, Laurentians

The Aerobic Corridor is one of Quebec's original multi-use trails It is currently evolving and will soon provide a loop, in conjunction with the P'tite Train du Nord, through the some of the most beautiful areas in the Laurentians.

 
 
   
 

The planned loop will take you from the P'tite Train du Nord just south of St Sauveur to Morin Heights (Planned) to Monfort, Lac des Seize Iles, Weir, Arundel, Saint Remi d'Amherst and in the future on to Brebeuf, Ste Jovite and the Village of Mont Tremblant where it will again connect to the P'tite Train. As this is written the trail is essentailly hard pack, hybrids or mountain bikes are suggested. The trail extension into St Sauveur and Mont Tremblant should be completed in 2003.

The rail trails is used by cross country skiers in the winter, appealing mostly to to beginner and intermediate levels. The trial is accessible to all skill levels but for the more advance skier there are many connections to the Laurentians broader network of trails, which are over 1000km in total. .

 
Getting There - From Montreal take the 13 or 15 north to the St Sauveur exit. Follow the 364 west through town and watch for the signs for Morin Heights. Follow the road into Morin Heights and keep on going to the corridor's parking area just before the turn off for the ski hill on your right. You'll also find parking and easy access in Weir, Arundel, Huberdeau, and Saint-Remi d'Amherst.
 
  Towns: (Planned - St Sauveur), Morin-Heights, Montfort, Lac-des-Seize-Iles, Saint-Adolph-d'Howard, Weir, Arundel, Saint-Remi d'Amherst (Planned - Brebeuf, St Jovite, Mont Tremblant)  
   
 

 

P'tite Train du Nord

Parks - Parks along the P'tit Train du Nord include the Parc regional de la Riviere-du-Nord just outside St Jerome and Doncaster Park outside St Adele. If you're willing to put in some extra roadwork you can reach Mont Tremblant Provincial Park from the cycling path.

 

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  Note: The trails lower section between Morin Heights and Lac-des-Seize-Iles is open to cross country skiers in the winter and connects to over a thousand kilometres of phenomenal cross country ski trails in the Laurentians. The upper section of the Aerobic Corridor is used by snowmobiles in the winter.
   
 

 

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