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Backcountry Skiing in the Chic Choc Mountains

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. 

Top backcountry skiing trips | Chic Choc Mountains:


There are many reasons for choosing Backcountry Skiing in Chic Choc Mountains

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.


Good to know:

Country Code





Canadian Dollar

Best time to visit

January to April

How to get there

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


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

More info about Backcountry Skiing in Chic Choc Mountains:

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

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