Skin based ski

Hautes-Gorges Shuttle and Ski-Snowshoe Rental

Description

Shuttle Service Including Park Access and Ski-Snowshoe Rental

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SHUTTLE SERVICE from the tourist accommodations in La Malbaie to Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie National Park; Includes Park access pass and Ski-Snowshoe rental for the day.

We will pick you up at your tourist accommodation Saturday morning between 7 :45am and 8 :15am in a spacious minibus that will transport you to the park safe and sound. This service includes full park access and the rental of OAC Ski-Snowshoes (or regular snowshoes, at your discretion) best suited to explore this natural habitat. The expected park return time is 4:15pm; and the return to your accommodation is at 5:00pm.

Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie National Park excursions take place weekly on Saturdays, upon reservation. Groups of six or more may also reserve an excursion on any other weekday.

Explore the winter wonderland of trails and mountainous landscape at the Ice Valley in Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie National Park.

To Discover

  • Shuttle service from your accommodations in La Malbaie;
  • A ski-snowshoe trek in open nature;
  • The spectacular landscape of Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie National Park

The Setting

The Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie are among some of the highest mountains east of the Rockies. The depth and serenity of the Malbaie River and the views of the Menaud countryside will enchant you; time seems to stand still. The beauty of this National Park is the pride of the Charlevoix Biosphere Reserve.

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You will notice animal footprints from an impressive variety of winter fauna; lynx, coyote, moose, otter, and even other animal footprints permit a glimpse of the vast world that lives in this natural habitat. If luck would have it, you may encounter some of these animals for a truly unforgettable experience.

How to Prepare

Bring layers of clothing required for your comfort, as well as an extra change of clothes to switch into after the excursion. It is recommended that you bring a blanket or an extra layer for lunchbreak on the trek.

Bathrooms and a restaurant are located at the starting point, Le Draveur Visitors Centre, and there are outhouses with dry toilets at Pointe aux Inukchuks. Be sure to bring enough water and energy snacks to keep you satisfied during the course of your excursion.

Information and price

Season Open Dates

Every Saturday, from January 12th to March 23rd, 2019.

Meeting Place and Time

We will pick you up between 7:45am and 8:15am from your tourist accommodation in La Malbaie, and transport you to Le Draveur Visitors Centre at Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie National Park.

Please be sure to specify your accommodation location on the reservation form in the section “Questions ou demandes de renseignements”, or contact us at 1-800-453-4850

Pricing

years Pricing
18 years and + 64 $
12 - 17 years old 39 $
the taxes are not inclued.

Package

The Package Includes…

  • Safe transportation by mini-bus, including a return trip
  • Ski-Snowshoe (HOK) OR Snowshoe rental
  • Access pass to Hautes-Gorges National Park

The package does not include…

  • Personal winter clothing
  • Backpack
  • Water, snacks, and additional meals
  • Taxes (14.975%)
  • Tips

Equipement

Equipment Included

  • OAC Skis (Ski-Shoes) 147 cm or 127 cm
  • Ski Poles

Equipment Required

  • Winter boots (sturdiest possible)
  • Coat and Snow Pants
  • Additional clothing layers (fleece sweater or vest)
  • Synthetic long-underwear
  • Tuque, gloves, scarf
  • A change of clothes
  • Backpack (optional)
  • Water and energy snacks

Excursion and Duration

Difficulty Level
Derrenrent level of trek are available in the Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie national park
Consultez la carte des sentiers

Schedule
From 8:00am to 5:00pm

8:00am: Departure from your accommodations
9:00am: Arrival at Draveur Centre
9:00am – 4:00pm: Free Time at the Park
4:15pm: Departure from Draveur Centre

Start Time

Meeting between 7 :45am and 8 :15am at your accomodation in La Malbaie.

Booking

Booking is currently closed for this activity.

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