Mont Tremblant, located approximately 1.5 hours north from Montreal, Quebec is notably known as the #1 Ski Resort in the East in SKI Magazine – a title that’s been held by Tremblant for the past 11 years (1996 to 2007). And it’s no wonder.
With the biggest mountains that Canada has to offer in the east, visitors flock from New York, Vermont, Maine, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and Ontario to come and ski on the stunning peaks of the Quebec Laurentians, the oldest mountain chain in the world.
Read on to find out about summer, fall, and winter activities in Mont Tremblant as the summer comes to an end, the leaves in the Laurentians change and the snow begins to fall in Tremblant for the 2008-2009 ski/snowboard season. Tremblant getaways are perfect for families, couples, singles, students, friends and large groups.
Winter at Tremblant, Canada’s #1 Resort in the East
In winter, visitors can take advantage of the #1 Resort in Eastern North America, according to SKI magazine. With 94 runs, 13 state-of-the-art lifts, 40 acres of snowpark terrain, a 425-foot long and 17-foot transition superpipe, a peak that reaches 875 meters or 2871 feet, and 625 acres of skiable area – Tremblant is the best on this side of Canada.
For those who don’t ski or snowboard, there’s plenty of other options and activities. Chose from a vast array of activities such as ice climbing, snowshoeing, horseback riding, cross country skiing, sleigh rides, snowmobiling and much more.
To make it even easier to enjoy Tremblant’s delights, direct flights from Toronto and New York (Newark) are offered throughout the winter season.
The winter season begins November 21st in 2008. For more information or to Plan Your Tremblant adventure today, please go to: www.tremblant.ca.
Summer & Fall Getaways in Tremblant
Whether in summer, fall or winter, the panoramic view from Tremblant’s peak is absolutely breathtaking. Annick Marseille from Mont Tremblant describes the view: “In Fall, Reds, yellows and oranges are mixed in a blend which only Mother Natures knows the secret.”
Visitors can explore Tremblant’s many hiking paths or travel on the enclosed gondola that brings you up and above Tremblant’s splendour and to its peak. Choose from the vast array of activities offered by the Mont Tremblant Resort such as horseback riding, cattle round-up, rafting, canoeing, paintball, fishing, cruises, ATV outings, rock climbing, biking and lots more.
Golf lovers can take on the challenge of the two best public golf courses in Québec, Le Diable and Le Géant, while people who prefer tennis can play a match on one of the 13 clay courts. Of course, for those looking for some relaxation, the Spas at the Foot of the Hill and the Scandinavian Bath Experience offer great services and the perfect setting for rejuvenation.
To finish up the day, it’s fun to wander the lively streets of the pedestrians-only village and discover the many charming French restaurants and boutiques that make it so charming, finally stopping at one of the many terraces and patios for a comforting hot chocolate or glass of wine.
For more information or to Plan Your Tremblant adventure today, please go to: www.tremblant.ca.