Charlotte 20 December, 2023

Magical ski holidays in Bas-Saint-Laurent

Eastern Québec’s Bas-Saint-Laurent is a true gem that a lot of ski travellers still don’t know about. The region’s authentic feel and natural wonders—like the St. Lawrence River—are what make it unique.

Friendly hospitality is the hallmark of the Bas-Saint-Laurent ski experience. And the local ski resorts are never too crowded, which makes for an even warmer, more welcoming atmosphere. You really get to know the locals, which makes for a richer, more personal experience to go with the idyllic setting.

Groomed, backwoods, and much more! 

Bas-Saint-Laurent also stands out for the sheer variety of its ski slopes and breathtaking vistas. Whether you’re a beginner, a groomed trail fan, or a backcountry skier—you’ll find just what you want. The mountains of the region have gentle slopes for families, more technical runs for thrill seekers, and backcountry options for adventurers.

Mount Comi is the biggest ski resort in eastern Québec. It covers three sides of the mountain and has four ski-school slopes, all with great natural snow cover. Ski to your heart’s content all day long and even stay over, all within 30 minutes of Rimouski. At the base of the slopes are accommodations of all kinds, generally with savings on lift tickets for guests. Parc du Mont-Saint-Mathieu is a family-friendly resort in Les Basques with lots of things going on all year long. For skiers it has 29 runs for all ages, including a special lift for beginners on the ski-school slope. A true paradise for the kids, who can explore an enchanted forest and then spend the night in a Coolbox hut with their parents. Le Mont-Biencourt in Témiscouata has 13 slopes for skiers and snowboarders as well as amazing chalets big enough for your whole family. It’s the ideal place to take advantage of the fantastic natural snow cover and incredible après-ski

Enjoy the best of Bas-Saint-Laurent 

There’s more than one kind of winter fun on offer for your next trip to the mountains. Kids and grownups will be thrilled to explore the wide open spaces, get out in the great outdoors, and breathe in the fresh mountain air. There are hiking, cross-country ski, and snowshoe trails galore—in the woods, along the shore—the views will amaze you! Rental outlets abound in the region, so no need to haul your own gear. Plus, renting gives you another great chance to meet the friendly people of Bas-Saint-Laurent. Great discoveries await with these refreshing winter alternatives, for authentic experiences sure to do you a world of good. And after a day out in the fresh air, there’s no better way to relax than at one of the three health centres open through the winter months. You’ll feel great!  

Last but not least, don’t miss out on the local cuisine. Bas-Saint-Laurent is known for its local products and fantastic restaurants. After a day outdoors, you can sample the typical dishes of the region at friendly local restaurants. Close to the ski resorts—especially in Rimouski and Rivière-du-Loup—you’ll find a wide range of accommodations and winter activities for every taste. Come join us in Bas-Saint-Laurent this winter! 

Plan your mountain getaway in Bas-Saint-Laurent today.

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