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International Appalachian Trail - Quebec GR®A1

 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).

Available activities:
Flora and fauna
Hiking
Snowshoeing
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Contact :
968, Avenue du Phare Ouest,
Matane (Quebec) G4W 1V7

Activities offered by International Appalachian Trail - Quebec GR®A1

Service of self-guided hike on the IAT-Qc GR®A1

Service of self-guided hike on the IAT-Qc GR®A1

Go to discover the firts GR® in America, GR®A1

To discover this long distance hiking trail, we propose a self-guided day hike, or several days, service on one of the three territories traversed by the IAT-QC (the Valley, the Chic-Chocs and the Cost) for singles, couples, families or groups of friends. The goal is to mentor you in the preparation of this hike and provide you the necessary information tools (hiking sheet with a topo map, road map, emergency plan, geolocation device "SPOT", briefing before departure, checking equipment, weather, etc.) so that hiking activities is safe and appropriate for your level of experience.

There are many choices of day hike and levels of difficulty. Some hikes consist of round trip, while others are in a loop, but we still have as a goal to reach a summits or an unforgettable view.

Guaranty departure from June 25th to September 30th, reservation needed 48h before.

 

Location fee for "SPOT" device apply.

From 20$/day

Hiking in the Chic-Chocs

Hiking in the Chic-Chocs

The Chic-Chocs at is best!

Hiking packages, from 1 to 7 days of walking in the Chic-Chocs of Gaspésie National Park, recognized as a mecca for hiking in Quebec. Explore de the best of the Chic-Chocs throught three different formula:

  • base camp (1 to 3 days),
  • shelter to shelter (4 days/4 nights)
  • Chic (3 à 7 days) in the Gaspésie National Park on the International Appalachian Trail.

For groups of 4 to 8 people, we offer security in isolated areas, several themes of interpretation and of course, the menu, which is made to be healthy. Our guides respect and apply Leave No Trace principles.

We also prepare made-to-measure packages for touristic and educational clienteles as well as for businesses.  We also offer a variety of services to autonomous hikers of the IAT (car and baggage transport, food drops).

Our hikes are classed intermediate to difficult.  They take place on uneven ground including slopes to climb and descend.  We walk between 4 and 8 hours a day, with an average distance of 15 kilometers per day.  Easier hikes are available upon request.

From July to October on reservation

From 269$/pers./day (base camp rate)

Hiking packages, from 1 to 3 days

Hiking packages, from 1 to 3 days

Explore the Chic-Chocs

Guided hikes packages of 1 to 3 days in base camp formula, in the Gaspésie National Park on the International Appalachian Trail.

For groups of 4 to 8 people, we offer security in isolated areas, several themes of interpretation and of course, the menu, which is made to be healthy. Our guides respect the norms of our association of professionals and at all times apply Leave No Trace principles.

Our hikes are classed intermediate to difficult.  They take place on uneven ground including slopes to climb and descend.  We walk between 4 and 8 hours a day, with an average distance of 15 kilometers per day.  Easier hikes are available upon request.

Between June 25th to September 30th on demand and depanding cabin disponibility at least 30 days before departure date. 

Guaranty departure as soon as with have 4 person.

From 269$/pers.

Hiking 4 days

Hiking 4 days

Chic-Chocs from shelter to shelter

Guided hikes packages of 4 days/4 nights, shelter to shelter  with luggage transport, in the Gaspésie National Park on the International Appalachian Trail.

For groups of 4 to 8 people, we offer security in isolated areas, several themes of interpretation and of course, the menu, which is made to be healthy. Our guides respect the norms of our association of professionals and at all times apply Leave No Trace principles.

Our hikes are classed intermediate to difficult.  They take place on uneven ground including slopes to climb and descend.  We walk between 4 and 8 hours a day, with an average distance of 15 kilometers per day.  Easier hikes are available upon request.

Between June 25th to September 30th on demand and depanding cabin disponibility at least 30 days before departure date. 

Guaranty departure as soon as with have 4 person.

1069$/pers.