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Sommet Saint-Sauveur - April 18, 2022

by Shane Séguin

What a perfect day on the slopes! The temperature was just right, and the sun was shining. Today I visited Sommet Saint-Sauveur, a ski mountain that holds a special place in my heart. There is just something magical about every visit, and this time was no different. With an early departure at 8am from Gatineau, I arrived at the mountain at 10am. The parking was already starting to fill, despite having only opened at 9am in the morning. Gearing up…

Mont Orford - April 6, 2022

by Paul Giddings

For what would most likely be my last day of the 2021-22 ski season, I felt that it was appropriate to end it at my home mountain. With the forecast for the next few days of rain and warm temperatures, it was time to take advantage and not wait. I arrived at the mountain early at 8 under a beautiful blue sky and temps already above 0. First ride was up the Alfred Desrochers Quad for a warm up lap…

Comments

Leslie McLaughlin posted a comment in Sommet Saint-Sauveur - April 18, 2022
Matteo C to me this is a marketing issue. Edelweiss or Camp Fortune for instance could blow snow on a run to keep it going like MSS does, for example it would be great to see Skyline running into late season. But I find there is never really enough p...
Leslie McLaughlin posted a comment in Sommet Saint-Sauveur - April 18, 2022
@Shane Séguin­ you definitely picked a fantastic day to be there. I was there that day as well but only for the last hour due to work. Still a few more weekends to go, and they've extended the closing date!
Shane Séguin posted a comment in Sommet Saint-Sauveur - April 18, 2022
They make extra snow later in the season for 70 Ouest, and sometimes Nordique. 70 Ouest is the first to open and the last to close each year. They have permanent snowguns all along the trail from top to bottom and spaced as tightly as they are allowe...

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