Bold explorers particularly appreciate backcountry skiing for it offers the possibility of contemplating a purer, wilder natural world. In the vast Sépaq realms, skiers venture into snow-covered, less-traveled areas, with slopes of low or medium height. Trails are marked, but not track-set or groomed, and their level of difficulty varies depending on snow conditions, with fresh abundant snow demanding greater effort from the intrepid skier.
Are you intrigued by this winter activity? Getting started requires very few special technical skills. The ski, which is wider than a regular cross-country ski, includes braking-support scales and metal squares for better traction on the ice. Backcountry skiing is a great alternative to snowshoeing.
Equipment rental is offered only at Gaspésie and Jacques-Cartier national parks.
(17 and under)
|Backcountry ski boots||$12.25/day||Free|
|All skiing equipment (backcountry)||$29.25/day||Free|
Rates for winter 2019-2020 season.
Taxes not included.
Sépaq wishes you an unforgettable outdoor experience and invites you to be Careful by nature!
Here are a few important do’s and don’ts:
- Venturing outside the trails in national parks is not allowed.
- All waste must be disposed of in the appropriate places.
- Under certain conditions, your dog could be allowed in some establishments. However, no other domestic animals are allowed. Please consult our Domestic animals section.
- National parks are governed by certain rules and guidelines.
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