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Investments at Camp Fortune - Four-season improvements


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The Quebec government has announced investments of $1.3 million at Camp Fortune.  Great news!

This investment will help realize Camp Fortune's four-season development projects. The project includes the purchase of snow guns and increasing snowmaking capacity to allow for a longer ski season. Also mentioned is the expansion of the chalet. 

A second phase will permit a renovation and expansion of the aerial adventure, which would also add a two-lane zip line linking the three peaks of the ski mountain.

More details can be found on the press release (French only) : https://www.newswire.ca/fr/news-releases/programme-de-soutien-aux-strategies-de-developpement-touristique---tourisme-hivernal---le-gouvernement-du-quebec-accorde-plus-de-13-million-de-dollars-au-camp-fortune-pour-bonifier-le-tourisme-hivernal-dans-la-674977463.html

As more details come out, they will be shared here.

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I doubt it. If I were to light any new runs it would be Heggtviet.  Also they should move the T-bar next to Slalom so you don't have that massive run out back to the Clifford quad.  I've heard rumours about removing that small treed section between Canadian and the Chute so you have one wide run down to lower Canadian.  Also ideas about a glade run near North America or a run under the Meech chair.  Nothing is official yet.

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The main issue is that Camp Fortune ownership leases the land from the NCC so ultimately it is the NCC that has the final say on what can happen or not, especially with modifying trails (cutting any trees) or making new ones.

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