- Published on Thursday, 14 June 2012
- Written by Mont-Sainte-Anne
From June 21 to 24, the long week-end will pass in a flash when Mont-Sainte-Anne will be hosting the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup. As an unquestionable classic on the international circuit, the resort is proud to welcome elite’s athletes from all over the planet on its trails. Families and friends are invited to come and cheer on the riders, while taking the opportunity to try out the trails themselves!
KEEP ON ROLLING AT MONT-SAINTE-ANNE
Mont-Sainte-Anne’s mountain bike network welcomes thousands of visitors all summer long! Each year, the resort’s team adds new kilometres of trails for adepts. The cross-country trail network offers up to 125 km of trails. 40 km of downhill trails are also on the map of the highest mountain offering downhill in the East of Canada. The major pump track and the mini zone for kids keep the base of the mountain entertained! This entire package, only 30 minutes from downtown Quebec City, in which about 130 passionate and dedicated employees keep pushing the sport of mountain biking!
THE IDOL OF THE CÔTE-DE-BEAUPRÉ; MARIE-HÉLÈNE PRÉMONT’S PLAYGROUND
Among the best of the best, keep an eye out for Marie-Hélène Prémont, resident of the area and Olympic medalist. “It’s always a pleasure to see her race at home, to cheer her on and to, let’s hope, see her win once again. It is also a victory for us to know that our installations have contributed to the development of such an extraordinary athlete’’, informs Daniel Rochon, vice-president and managing director of Mont-Sainte-Anne. It’s a safe bet to assume that there will be A LOT of people there to support her during the finals, on June 23.
WHERE TO STAY ?
To not miss anything during these three awesome days staring the UCI World Cup at Mont-Sainte-Anne, stay for the week-end with a variety of lodging offers.
- BIKE’N CAMP PACKAGE, starting at $25: Located only 7 km from the resort, gorgeous campsites beside the river are available. The bike trails are accessible from the campground and from the base of the mountain. The package is also offered with downhill access.
- BIKE’N LODGING PACKAGE, starting at $53: For a little more comfort, you can opt for this package available in chalet, condo or hotel.
Source : www.mont-sainte-anne.com