Le Massif, a first-rate resort in the gorgeous Charlevoix region, offers much more than excellent runs for skiers of all levels. Throughout the season, Le Massif packages combine thrilling downhill skiing, excellent skiing conditions and a wide range of before-and after-ski activities to make your winter vacation an experience you will never forget.
Over the past ten years, each winter an annual average of 600 cm/20 ft of snow blankets Le Massif’s slopes.
Le Massif is the pinnacle of slide sport destinations, where nature’s attributes alone tend to the extremes: spectacular river scenery, never-ending panoramic trails and a micro-climate that delivers ever-abundant snowfalls. This distinct environment is quietly shared among aficionados, who rise to the challenge of conquering 770 meters of breathtaking vertical drop…
Explore Unique Terrain… The summit is the gateway to 43 scenic trails & glades, perched high above the St. Lawrence river. Coddled within a micro-climate that generates over 600 cm of fresh powder a year, it’s the only world biosphere reserve to offer slide sports fans access to nature’s heavenly bounty. (lemassif.com).
Designed by Bernhard Russi and FIS homologated for downhill and super G events, La Charlevoix rates as one of the top three most difficult women’s downhill trails in the world. Alpine skiing’s racing elite, hailing from the four corners of the planet, use it as their training centre, and it’s also host to numerous national and international events.
Visiting the area is always exciting: the old town of Quebec, or the trendy bars and clubs is real fun. More traditional restaurants and bars in Baie Saint Paul (10 mn), are worth the visit, as well as the art galleries. The Casino in La Malbaie (45 mn), with his Poker room is great fun too. No worry for English speakers, you are in Canada!
Restaurants, cafes, bistros and country cuisine abound, all featuring delicious Charlevoix products. Be it for a light meal or for superb fine dining, exquisite aromas rise above this generous gourmet valley, where meat and game, fish, cheese, fine spirits and sweet temptations are in the spotlight and on the menus of the region’s many renowned chefs.
After an exalting day on the slopes, our panoramic summit & base pubs feature an ambience full of joie de vivre, so typical of the Charlevoix. Make your après-ski memorable and see how the word party take on its true meaning!
In spring of 2004, Ski Press magazine awarded it’s #1 Pub in Quebec title to Le Massif for its excellent après-ski fun. Great bands perform regularly as you sample excellent micro-brewery beer – entertainment is also provided by a juggling barman whose amazing high flying performance startles the crowds!