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What’s Up At Tremblant

Last April, skiers at Mont Tremblant rode the infamous Lowell Thomas chair for the last time. Few will miss the rush of having the spring-loaded boomerang hit them smack in the back or knees. The North Side lift was named after Lowell Thomas, a well-loved American radio broadcaster and avid skier who often hosted his … More »

Nouvelles du Québec

 * Years after pulling out of Colorado, Club Med announced it’s returning to North America, but this time the all-inclusive concept to skiing is coming to Canada. With the help of Cirque du Soleil’s co-founder, Daniel Gauthier, Le Massif in Quebec’s Charlevoix will see bottomless drinks and never-ending buffets after hundreds of GMs return from … More »

7 Reasons to Love Le Massif de Charlevoix

Perhaps the magic of Le Massif de Charlevoix is its relatively recent association with developer and Cirque du Soleil co-creator Daniel Gauthier. Or maybe it’s the mystery created by the meteor that sculpted the region 350 million years ago. More than likely, it’s about everything in between. by MARCY VERBURG and ADAM BUITENHUIS in the … More »

Québec Hat Trick – Charlevoix and Saguenay

OAKLAND ROSS discovers three powdery hidden gems in the Charlevoix and Saguenay. ‘‘When we talk about snow, we don’t talk in centimetres here; we talk in metres. ’’ Photos MARK MACKAY in Buyer’s Guide 2018 issue Along with a handful of English-speaking skier-journalists and a Scottish-speaking photographer, I had come to Quebec to explore a … More »

Going Rando at Tremblant

Quebec resorts are welcoming alpine touring as more eastern skiers discover its beauty and benefits. One step after another. My head is down, my lungs are now starting to struggle to keep up with my body’s oxygen needs and my heart is pumping enough to stop me from talking with the group. It’s dark and we’ve … More »

Time Warp

A day on the slopes of Quebec’s Mont Chilly will take you back in time. BY Alexander Hessel  *  PHOTOS John Rathwell  While driving along a windblown and ungroomed Hwy 148, about an hour northwest of Ottawa in the Pontiac region of western Quebec, it soon becomes apparent that deep snow and steep terrain might … More »

The Trek to Tremblant

For 75 years, the Queen of the Laurentians has drawn skiers from near and far. _By OAKLAND ROSS You don’t have a ski mask?” local ski guide Jacques Gaudreau—a.k.a. Coco—said when he met me at the top of the Express Gondola at Tremblant’s wind-blown summit. “No.” “Nothing to cover your face?” “No.” Well, goggles, of … More »

Two Worlds Collide

Living a life of decadent skiing isn’t all dream vacations to B.C. powder lodges and sunny slopes in the Alps. For the majority of us working stiffs, skiing means two words: Spring Break. Caught up in the mad rush to the mountains, bundled with rug rats and burdened with luggage, there’s an art to surviving … More »

Tremblant Trivia

> Does the fittest ski shop owner live at Tremblant? Maxime Gagnon of Ski Max Ski Service in the old village just qualified to compete in the 2015 IronMan World Championship in Austria. “Summer, I get up and ride 100 km on my bike, run and then swim at night; during the busy ski season, … More »

Shivering in the Chic-Chocs

Despite a fight with Old Man Winter, Quebec’s storybook Gaspé region more than made up for it in warmth, hospitality and haute cuisine. By Iain MacMillan in the Winter 2014 issue When my dad turned 18, he left his studies at University of Manitoba to join the Royal Canadian Navy and the dying days of … More »

What’s Up At Tremblant

Last April, skiers at Mont Tremblant rode the infamous Lowell Thomas chair for the last time. Few will miss the rush of having the spring-loaded boomerang hit them smack in the back or knees. The North Side lift was named after Lowell Thomas, a well-loved American radio broadcaster and avid skier who often hosted his … More »

Nouvelles du Québec

 * Years after pulling out of Colorado, Club Med announced it’s returning to North America, but this time the all-inclusive concept to skiing is coming to Canada. With the help of Cirque du Soleil’s co-founder, Daniel Gauthier, Le Massif in Quebec’s Charlevoix will see bottomless drinks and never-ending buffets after hundreds of GMs return from … More »

7 Reasons to Love Le Massif de Charlevoix

Perhaps the magic of Le Massif de Charlevoix is its relatively recent association with developer and Cirque du Soleil co-creator Daniel Gauthier. Or maybe it’s the mystery created by the meteor that sculpted the region 350 million years ago. More than likely, it’s about everything in between. by MARCY VERBURG and ADAM BUITENHUIS in the … More »

Québec Hat Trick – Charlevoix and Saguenay

OAKLAND ROSS discovers three powdery hidden gems in the Charlevoix and Saguenay. ‘‘When we talk about snow, we don’t talk in centimetres here; we talk in metres. ’’ Photos MARK MACKAY in Buyer’s Guide 2018 issue Along with a handful of English-speaking skier-journalists and a Scottish-speaking photographer, I had come to Quebec to explore a … More »

Going Rando at Tremblant

Quebec resorts are welcoming alpine touring as more eastern skiers discover its beauty and benefits. One step after another. My head is down, my lungs are now starting to struggle to keep up with my body’s oxygen needs and my heart is pumping enough to stop me from talking with the group. It’s dark and we’ve … More »

Time Warp

A day on the slopes of Quebec’s Mont Chilly will take you back in time. BY Alexander Hessel  *  PHOTOS John Rathwell  While driving along a windblown and ungroomed Hwy 148, about an hour northwest of Ottawa in the Pontiac region of western Quebec, it soon becomes apparent that deep snow and steep terrain might … More »

The Trek to Tremblant

For 75 years, the Queen of the Laurentians has drawn skiers from near and far. _By OAKLAND ROSS You don’t have a ski mask?” local ski guide Jacques Gaudreau—a.k.a. Coco—said when he met me at the top of the Express Gondola at Tremblant’s wind-blown summit. “No.” “Nothing to cover your face?” “No.” Well, goggles, of … More »

Two Worlds Collide

Living a life of decadent skiing isn’t all dream vacations to B.C. powder lodges and sunny slopes in the Alps. For the majority of us working stiffs, skiing means two words: Spring Break. Caught up in the mad rush to the mountains, bundled with rug rats and burdened with luggage, there’s an art to surviving … More »

Tremblant Trivia

> Does the fittest ski shop owner live at Tremblant? Maxime Gagnon of Ski Max Ski Service in the old village just qualified to compete in the 2015 IronMan World Championship in Austria. “Summer, I get up and ride 100 km on my bike, run and then swim at night; during the busy ski season, … More »

Shivering in the Chic-Chocs

Despite a fight with Old Man Winter, Quebec’s storybook Gaspé region more than made up for it in warmth, hospitality and haute cuisine. By Iain MacMillan in the Winter 2014 issue When my dad turned 18, he left his studies at University of Manitoba to join the Royal Canadian Navy and the dying days of … More »

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