Nordic Backcountry Skiing Tour in Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier

Nordic Backcountry Skiing Tour in Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier
Outdoor Activities > 4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours > Adventure Tour
$54.19
Duration: 3 to 5 hrs
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Description

Explore the winter trails of Jacques-Cartier National Park on a nordic backcountry ski for a memorable experience in the wilderness! With easy-to-follow techniques and ski gear provided, this 3-hour tour is suitable for beginners and experts alike. You’ll learn about Quebec forest from your experienced guide and you'll capture great photos of the winter landscape. Bring your sense of adventure and see what the summer crowds are missing!

This 3-hour guided tour offers you a way to see the Jacques-Cartier National Park from a different perspective while enjoying outdoor winter fun and low-impact exercise. No experience is needed for this sport!

You’ll meet your experienced guide at your hotel hall where you will take the bus for the park. After 30min, you will be in the main lodge where your bring your ski, boots and trekking poles and simple-to-follow techniques to get you out on the trail. Once you’re ready, strap on your ski and follow your guide along quiet trails, experiencing winter beauty. You will have plenty of opportunities to stop for photos and rest breaks. Wildlife can be easier to spot in the winter landscape. Throughout your hike, your guide will keep an eye out for signs of deer, moose, squirrel, porcupine and other creatures that inhabit the area.

To understand the art of travel, the route begins by borrowing a cross-country ski trail. You'll then make your own mark in the undergrowth, which will lead you to a shelter for the dinner break. Afterwards, you'll continue your trek in a more technical area to control ascent and descent type telemark.

Nordic backcountry skiing is originally the ski type invented by Northerners that allows you to move easily in the snowy areas. Nordic backcountry skis are located between the cross-country and downhill skiing. They have a width between 60 and 110mm, an antirollback with scales and are provided with edges. In addition, for climbs, you can add a climbing skin. As for the binding, it's a system keeping the heel free.

Explore the winter trails of Jacques-Cartier National Park on a nordic backcountry ski for a memorable experience in the wilderness! With easy-to-follow techniques and ski gear provided, this 3-hour tour is suitable for beginners and experts alike. You’ll learn about Quebec forest from your experienced guide and you'll capture great photos of the winter landscape. Bring your sense of adventure and see what the summer crowds are missing!