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Backcountry Skiing in the Chic Choc Mountains: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You

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Explore the epic backcountry of the Haute-Gaspésie region.

Tucked away on the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec, Canada, you’ll find the impressive Chic Choc mountains. This range is home to 25 mountains reaching over 1000m making it a popular skiing destination. It also boasts and wild and remote backcountry that’s just waiting to be explored. 

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FAQs: Backcountry Skiing in Canada

What should I know about Backcountry Skiing Canada?

The Chic-Chocs backcountry is expansive, remote and stunningly beautiful. The Parc national de la Gaspésie provides a wide range of routes. The Hog’s Back peak, Blacktooth Bowl and the Madeleine Mines are a few favored routes. This is legit backcountry and to enjoy the best, most safe experience, we recommend heading out with an experienced guide. 

Why should I choose Canada for my Backcountry Skiing adventure?

**Extensive backcountry **

There are so many different routes to choose from here that you’ll be spoilt for choice. There are also slopes for both beginners and experts.

Excellent snow

This area of Canada gets consistently great snow. It’s also not overrun with visitors so much of the powder in the backcountry is untouched.

Stunning scenery

This remote wildnerness is a sight to behold. From the mountain town of Murdochville, you’ll be able to take in the awesome views of the tall mountains and pristine snow.

What can I expect from the weather during my Backcountry Skiing trip in Canada?

The weather in the mountains is cold year round. The most influential weather condition in this area is wind which you'll have to contend with year round.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Canada region?

French

What currency is accepted around Canada?

Canadian Dollar

How can I get to Canada?

Fly into Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport then drive or take a transfer to the mountains.

What's the country code for the Canada region?

+1

When is the best time to travel to Canada for Backcountry Skiing?

January to April

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