Winter Sports in The Eastern Townships
 
Cross Country Skiing

The townships are well know for thier hills and resorts several of which have nearly 2000ft verticals.. Boarders are well served by Owls Head, Mont Orford and Bromont. In addtion the area has an extensive network of trials for cross country and backcountry skiers as well as snowshoers. Of course the area has great apres ski, fine restaurants and excellent accommodations should you decided to stay a while.

 
Cross Country SKi Trails at Mont Orford
 

Coaticook Gorge - The park has cross country skiing, snowshoeing as well as lift served tubing area for the kids - big and small. Getting to the park: From Montreal take Highway 10 (the Eastern Townships Autoroute) to exit 121, follow the 55 south to exit 21 where you'll pick up the 141 heading east. When you reach Coaticook watch for the signs for the park. Coaticook, Eastern Townships, Quebec

Mont Megantic - Although a bit of a drive, the park has perhaps the best snowshoeing in the surrounding regions of Montreal, particularly if you are an intermediate or expert in the sport. There are several designate trails and you can even climb to the top of one of the parks significant peaks (you better be in shape for this). In addition you'll find nearly 40km of groomed cross country ski trails as well as 10km of backcountry trials to explore. The scenery is excellent with the the trees usually heavily laden by the areas phenomenal snow fall. The park huts can be reached along the trail system and if you reserve, your group can book one for an overnight stay, but book early they are popular. From Montreal take highway 10 (the eastern townships autoroute) passed Sherbrooke where it turns into the 112. Just before East Angus turn onto the 253 going south. Follow the 253 until you reach the junction of the 212 and head east. Stay on the 212 to Notre Dame des Bois then follow the signs to the the park.Out-There's feature article - Hut-to-Hut at Mont Megantic Eastern Townships, Quebec

Mont Orford Park - This is a park that has just about everything in the winter, cross country skiing, winter hiking, snowboarding (with a 2000ft vertical) and snowshoeing. The park has 13 groomed trails for a total of nearly 50km for cross country skiers. The trail system is suitable for all levels of skiers. There are a number of trails for snowshoers with the real challenge in the form of the Mont Chauve trail, which takes you to the summit and back, a distance of 16km. From Montreal take highway 10 (the Eastern Townships Autoroute) to exit 118 (Magog-Orford) follow the 141 north into the park. Magog, Eastern Townships, Quebec


 

Snowshoeing

  • Coaticook Gorge - The park has cross country skiing, snowshoeing as well as lift served tubing area for the kids - big and small. Getting to the park: From Montreal take Highway 10 (the Eastern Townships Autoroute) to exit 121, follow the 55 south to exit 21 where you'll pick up the 141 heading east. When you reach Coaticook watch for the signs for the park. Coaticook, Eastern Townships, Quebec
  • Mont Megantic - Although a bit of a drive, the park has perhaps the best snowshoeing in the surrounding regions of Montreal, particularly if you are an intermediate or expert in the sport. There are several designate trails and you can even climb to the top of one of the parks significant peaks (you better be in shape for this). The scenery is spectacular with the the trees usually heavily laden by the areas phenomenal snow fall. Heated prospectors tens which allow you to warm up along the way are found along certain sections of the trail. Most of the park huts can be reached on snowshoes and if you reserve, your group can book one for an overnight stay, but book early they are popular with the skiers as well. From Montreal take highway 10 (the eastern townships autoroute) passed Sherbrooke where it turns into the 112. Just before East Angus turn onto the 253 going south. Follow the 253 until you reach the junction of the 212 and head east. Stay on the 212 to Notre Dame des Bois then follow the signs to the the park.Out-There's feature article - Hut-to-Hut at Mont Megantic Eastern Townships, Quebec
  • Mont Orford Park - This is a park that has just about everything in the winter, cross country skiing, winter hiking, snowboarding (with a 2000ft vertical) and snowshoeing. There are a number of trails for snowshoers with the real challenge in the form of the Mont Chauve trail, which takes you to the summit and back, a distance of 16km. From Montreal take highway 10 (the Eastern Townships Autoroute) to exit 118 (Magog-Orford) follow the 141 north into the park. Magog, Eastern Townships, Quebec

 


 

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  • Bromont - Snowboarding, Skiing, Mountain Biking, Night Skiing, Bromont, Eastern Townships, Quebec
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Bromont is located in the Eastern Townships region approximately 80km south of Montreal. Take highway 10 south to exit 78. Turn right (west) from the exit to Boulevard Bromont then turn right on Champlain. The hill has night skiing. For more information on the province have a look at:

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  • Mont Glen - Snowboarding, Skiing, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing, Mountain Biking, Camping (Summer) - Knowlton, Eastern Townships, Quebec
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From Montreal take exit 90 on highway 10 then take the 243 south passed Knowlton and watch for Chemin Glen where you take a left to the mountain. From Sherbrooke take exit 106 on highway 10 then follow the 243 heading east and watch for Chemin Glen as you approach Knowlton.

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  • Mont Orford - Snowboarding, Skiing, Cross Country Skiing (in the Provincial Park), Mountain Biking, Hiking, Backpacking, Hiking, 540m (1772ft) Vertical - Mont Orford/Magog (Sherbrooke), Quebec
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Mont Orford is located in the Eastern Townships region approximately 120km south of Montreal just to the north of the town of Magog. From Montreal take Highway 10 east, to exit 155 north. From the U.S take highway 91 to highway 55 north then follow highway 10 west to exit 118.For more information on the province have a look at:

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  • Mont Sutton - Snowboarding, Skiing, 1500 Vertical - Sutton, Eastern Townships, Quebec
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  • Owlshead - Snowboarding, Skiing, Telemark Skiing, Hiking, 540m (1772 ft.) Vertical - Mansonville, Eastern Townships, Quebec
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From Montreal take highway 10 to exit 106 follow the signs to Mansonville about 30km from the exit along routes 245 and 243. From Mansonville Owl's Head is about 10km, just follow the signs. Location Map

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