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Our network of professionals is committed to delivering activities and services that respect the highest standards of quality and safety. Learn more about our commitment.

Off-trail skiing / Telemark

Love tall peaks, powder and off-trail or telemark skiing? We do too! Off-trail and telemark skiing are perfect for thrill-seekers to get their fill of winter sights and scenery. Ride untouched mountains, free as a bird, and admire breathtaking landscapes. Trust Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitters and set out to conquer Quebec’s tall mountains ? from the Upper Gaspé region’s Chic Chocs to Charlevoix. Beginner or seasoned off-trail and telemark skiers are sure to enjoy their day ? or their ski & stay getaway ? in Quebec’s great outdoors! Make your next ski trip an unforgettable adventure. 

Coopérative de Solidarité Vertigo-Aventures

Back-country skiiing in the wildest of the Chic-Chocs

Vertigo-Adventures Coop offers personalized backcountry skiing packages in an area that is exclusive to our clients and staff, in the heart of the Chic-Choc mountains, more specifically, in the Matane Faunal Reserve.  Besides the diversity of the terrain and the very low number of skiers, our trips are unique due to our beautifull basecamp, made of 3 yurts, strategically located at the foot of Mt-Blanc and Mt-Craggy.  Our staff members are mature, responsable and highly engaged in the cooperative.  Create your own exclusive group and enyoy the unique atmosphere of our wood-stove heaten yurts after a day of backcountry adventures on one of our 3 mountains. If you wish to improve your knowledge of backcountry security in winter mountaineering, take one of our 2 days avalanche courses.

Coop Vertigo-Adventures leads you to the Mt-Blanc ski domain of the Matane Reserve, the western most big mountain of the chic-Chocs range. Three mountains offers challenging backcountry skiing and unlimited posibilities for first tracks, within two hours of skinning from our camp. Exlusive motorized acces and our heated camp garantee...

Ski Chic Chocs

Backcountry activities

Clean, crisp eastern powder!

The exceptional setting of the Madeleine Mines is where Ski Chic-Chocs offers guided backcountry activities. ( Catskiing with skis or snowboards, backcountry touring and snowshoe treks at the summits ) From our beginnings in 2006, Ski Chic-Chocs has developped an expertise in winter adventure tourism and training. We are leaders in guided backcountry winter adventures and in specialized mountain skills trainings. Because of our experienced guides and our equipment, we are able to offer a safe environment for practicing winter sports in the Chic-Choc Nature Preserve as well as the Gaspésie Provincial Park. We became exclusive suppliers of guided backcountry winter services for the SEPAQ in the Gaspe Provincial Park in 2008 as...

Expé Aventures

We believe in continuous training by outdoor adventure

Located in the Chic-Chocs Mountains in the Gaspe Peninsula and in the Green Mountains of the Eastern Townships, Expe Adventure is specialized in outdoor training and trips. We offer a wide range of trips in all seasons. From backcountry skiing in the winter, to paddling adventures in the summer, to mountain bike trips in the fall. Our guides are highly enthusiastic and have an extensive background in the outdoors. Please contact us to learn about the various possibilities.

International Appalachian Trail - Quebec GR®A1

650 kilometers of trails

Looking for an adventure which is well-fitted to your tastes and capacities?

Go to the discovery of the first GR® in America, the GR® A1! To explore this long-distance mountain hiking circuit, we offer self-guided hikes in the three territories (Valley, the Chic-Chocs and The Coast) and packages with a guide from 1 to 3 days of walking in the Chic-Chocs section of Gaspésie National Park and the Matane wildlife Reserve recognized as a mecca for hiking in Quebec.

Our hikes range from easy to difficult. They take place on uneven ground, including varying elevation. They are accessible to anyone in good health with basic hiking experience (day hikes).

We also offer services to autonomous hikers on the IAT (car transfer, luggage or food drops).