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Traversée Charlevoix

Traversée Charlevoix

A raid in the boreal forest: a real challenge!

105 kilometers of trails

La Traversée de Charlevoix is a 105 km raid in the Charlevoix hinterland, in the heart of the World Biosphere Reserve. This true challenge is intended for advanced hikers and skiers and expert cyclists. Off-piste skiing and hiking take place in 7 days and raid by mountain bike in 4 days. Accommodation is in rustic chalets, self-catering or with luggage transport. The trail is well marked but not mechanically traced in winter making exceptional the backcountry skiing experience.

La Traversée de Charlevoix is affiliated with the prestigious Trans Canada Trail and the Québec National Trail.  Also, a network of short day hiking trails is available for hiking or snowshoeing with or without accommodation.

Available activities:
Hiking
Mountain Biking/ Cross Country
Off-trail skiing / Telemark
Snowshoeing
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Contact :
135 rang St-François,
Saint-Urbain (Quebec)

Activities offered by Traversée Charlevoix

Long distance hike, 7 days

Long distance hike, 7 days
long hiking
hikers

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A raid in the boreal forest: a real challenge!

Hiking in Charlevoix

The Traversée de Charlevoix traverses 105 km of the hinterland, in the heart of a World Biosphere Reserve. This fabulous hike offers adventure enthusiasts the chance to take on a good personal challenge, with a daily average of 15 to 20 km. The trail is an important stretch of the Trans Canada Trail and the National Trail in Quebec!

The accommodation is in picturesque log cabins, accommodating 15 people. They are equipped with a wood stove and wood, a propane stove for cooking, crockery, cookware, utensils, mattress to the dormitory, a dry toilet outside and a point Of water nearby.

Autonomous or with luggage transport service. Try the challenge of the 5 highest simmut to hike in Charlevoix!

From end of May to mid-November

From 216,75$/pers. self-guided

Snowshoeing /short hikes

Snowshoeing /short hikes
Winter in Charlevoix

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Discover the hinterlands of Charlevoix!

Raquette dans la région de Charlevoix

Discover the high mountains of Charlevoix, at the gateway to the Grands-Jardins National Park, thanks to the network of daily hiking trails, loops of 8 to 14 km, in a magnificent setting of lakes and mountains. All trails climb to summits from the boreal forest to the taiga. Accommodation is available in our quaint log cabins at the foot of the trails. Parking within 300 meters of trails in summer, 4 km in winter for some trails and within 600 meters for others, all seasons. You can spend one or more nights there. The chalets have a capacity of 6, 15 or 20 people. 

Some services are also available such as moving cars from the point of departure to the point of arrival, depositing your food at the cottage of your choice and even the luxury formula, with the transport of your luggage and your food at each Chalet (price on request). La Traversée de Charlevoix knows how to meet the expectations of anyone who seeks to overcome oneself, strengthen team spirit and share.

lodging from 33,50$/pers. /night

7 day long Nordic ski tour

7 day long Nordic ski tour
off road skiing Quebec
Winter in Charlevoix

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A winter raid in the boreal forest what a challenge!

Off road skiing in backcountry of Charlevoix

A fabulous outdoor experience offers adventure enthusiasts the opportunity to take up a real personal challenge while admiring magnificent panoramas unique in Quebec. This route, marked but not mechanically traced in winter, is reserved for experienced skiers

Different sectors are available to you:

  • SECTEUR DU DÔME ET DE L’EUDORE
  • SECTEUR DE L’ÉCUREUIL (Lac à l’Écluse)
  • SECTEUR DE LA MARMOTTE
  • SECTEUR DE LA CHOUETTE
  • SECTEUR DU GEAI-BLEU

End of December to end of March

From 216,75$/pers.

Raid by mountain bike, 2,3 or 4 days

Raid by mountain bike, 2,3 or 4 days
mountain bike

One of the most technical trail in Quebec!

The 105 km of the raid takes place in 2, 3 or 4 days and are reserved for groups of expert cyclists, the trail being considered one of the most difficult. Cyclists drive sometimes on a narrow path, sometimes on old forest roads, sometimes the carrying of the bike on the shoulder is necessary.

Luggage transport and vehicle transportation are offered in this package.

The accommodation is in picturesque log cabins, accommodating 15 people. They are equipped with a wood stove and wood, a propane stove for cooking, crockery, cookware, utensils, mattress to the dormitory, a dry toilet outside and a point Of water nearby.

From June to mid-November

from 90$/pers.