Le Massif de Charlevoix

The Highest Vertical East of the Canadian Rockies

Imagine the thrilling, picturesque experience of skiing between a river and a mountain. Just one hour from beautiful Quebec City, Les Massif de Charlevoix towers high above the St Lawrence River with spectacular views for visitors. Le Massif is a natural hideaway for action and adventure, and offers the perfect winter experience for skiers and boarders of all levels.

Le Massif de Charlevoix is the brainchild of Daniel Gaulthier, best known for having founded one of Quebec and Canada’s greatest cultural exports: the worldwide phenomenon known as Le Cirque du Soleil. This resort offers the highest vertical skiing east of the Rocky Mountains and is a great destination for experienced skiers looking for a challenge.

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Le Massif de Charlevoix Specials & Ski Escapes


Congratulations on selecting Le Massif as your Skican vacation destination! Although Le Massif de Charlevoix is best known for its terrific skiing/riding, the area offers plenty of additional activities for you to enjoy during your stay.


Relive the excitement and rush sledding gave you as a child, but on a delightful 7.5 km run down Mont Liguori. The two-hour activity features a break and a beverage midway through the experience.

Backcountry Tours

If you’ve ever dreamed of experiencing backcountry skiing, you might want to try the guided backcountry tours at the Whisjack mountain and adventure centre. For skiers of all levels looking for a truly unique experience, a trip through the trees and terrain of Le Massif’s backcountry is worth the time.

Helicopter Tours

View Le Massif and the St Lawrence River from angles that will take your breath away. 20 km and 40 km flights are available throughout the day that promise to get you that perfect photo from high above the Charlevoix landscape

Alpine Touring

Take yourself on a self-guided alpine tour the pristine trails of Le Massif and experience the nature and wildlife that make Charlevoix so beautiful.

Snowshoeing and Cross-Country skiing

Slow down your experience of Charlevoix and head out for a day of snowshoeing or cross-country skiing on terrains designed for both beginners and seasoned enthusiasts. This is a great way to enjoy the region’s bountiful nature!

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