Experiences

Hiking - Ski Vorlage - September 18, 2021

This past Saturday, we visited Wakefield and decided to hike up and down Ski Vorlage. The mountain is part of the Wakefield Trails network (a collection of official hiking and…

Hiking - Wakefield Fairbairn House Trail - September 11, 2021

A beautiful late summer day, it was time to get out and do some exploring and hiking in nature. The valley of Wakefield is actually home to some rather fun…

Mont Gleason - October 12, 2019

A trip out of town to view some fall colours was in order today so Mont Gleason was the destination. It was also a great reason to go take a…

Mont-Sainte Anne - July 20, 2019

While taking the weekend away from the Eastern Townships, visiting family in the Quebec City area, I decided to visit Mont Sainte Anne with the family and ride the gondola.…

Versant Avila - AKAMP Day 2 - June 29, 2019

After a late night Friday, we took it easy Saturday morning and I didn't get to the Nikita Girls Who Ride jam, which was from 1-5pm, a shift from last…

Versant Avila - AKAMP Day 1 - June 28, 2019

It barely feels like a month has passed since Sommet Saint-Sauveur's skison ended....because really it's only been 21 days! And yet the AKAMP hype is real! AKAMP, now in its…

Sommet Saint-Sauveur - June 9, 2019

At the end of the day on June 8th it seemed certain conditions would still be great on the 9th especially with the anticipated high of 30C! I spent much…

Sommet Saint-Sauveur - June 7, 2019

After skiing down the 70 Ouest the night of the 6th, I was pretty sure all our hopes and dreams for a June 8th opening alongside the waterpark opening were…

Sommet Saint-Sauveur - June 6, 2019

Following the June 2 "last chair in Quebec" party, I did a couple of hikes to take advantage of the still unbroken trail. On June 6th, I arrived a bit…

Sommet Saint-Sauveur - June 4, 2019

Hiking season has begun! As Saint-Sauveur's lift serviced operations came to a close on Sunday afternoon, I had grand confidence that the hush-hush whisperings of a surprise June 8th opening…