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Mont Sainte Anne

Mont Sainte Anne is one of the biggest resort of Quebec, Canada. It is only 30 minutes away from Quebec City from Jean Lesage Airport, it only takes one hour to reach the station by car!

Mont Sainte Anne ski resort

The ski resort Mont Sainte Anne is perfect for families and its 71 slopes cover more than 70 kilometres. If an area is designed especially for beginners, the resort also has bowls that more experienced skiers and snowboarders can enjoy. The station held several Alpine Skiing Word Cups, the last one in Mont Sainte Anne dates back to 1990.

The ski area is owned by the RCR group, which also owns four sister resorts in Alberta and British Columbia: Kicking Horse, Fernie, Kimberley, and Nakiska, as well as Stoneham Tourist Station, located in the greater Quebec City region. This being located near Mont-Sainte-Anne, allows us to offer joint offers to the two mountains, to the delight of winter sports enthusiasts.

Mont Sainte Anne ski resort
Mont Sainte Anne ski resort – Source:facebook.com/montsainteanne/

The warm and friendly environment of Mont Saint Anne

The warm and friendly environment of Mont Saint Anne that one finds when visiting the mountains shines through all RCR entities. From the pioneers of the time to the first investors, the ski resort continues to grow according to the same values established for more than 45 years; or passion, the desire to offer quality services and to transmit the feeling of “home” in the mountains.

Weather conditions are very likely to be perfect for ski holidays and the ski resort Mont Saint Anne is well-equipped in snow cannons in case of insufficient sow falls.

Did you know you can ski by night in this resort?

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Mont Sainte Anne ski resort at night Source: facebook.com/montsainteanne/

19 slopes are lit in the evening for a unique experience! And the resort offers several après-ski facilities with its restaurants, night activities and events taking place every winter.

Book your lesson at the Ski School of Mont Saint Anne and learn the basics of skiing, lessons for more experienced skiers and snowboarders are also provided.

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Mont Sainte Anne ski resort – Source:facebook.com/montsainteanne/

Sustainable development of the Mont Sainte Anne ski resort

After the recent involvement of former Olympian Alex Harvey, the most successful Canadian cross-country skier in history and a five-time medallist at the FIS World,

the citizens’ group Les Amis du Mont-Sainte-Anne is now addressing the fact that the

facilities of the ski resort of Mont Saint Anne ski resort are getting a bit obsolete, and he’s trying to renew most of the facilities like the gondola, which is  32 years old.

All of this would make the ski domain a much more efficient and a much more environmentally friendly place.

Mont Sainte Anne ski resort
Mont Sainte Anne ski resort -Source: facebook.com/montsainteanne/

Unforgettable experiences in Mont Sainte Anne

Sunset skiing

There are 19 illuminated slopes that are home to a total of 15.5km of groomed trails for you to practice when the sun sets in Mont-Sainte-Anne. Moreover, the ski resort also has the greatest altitude change of any night-skiing area in Canada.

The resort Mont Sainte Anne offers several après-ski facilities with its restaurants, night activities and events taking place every winter.

Nights skiing in Mont Sainte Anne ski resort – Source: https://www.facebook.com/montsainteanne

Riding the winter fat bike down the groomed slopes

The winter bike, or “fat bike”, is a derivative of the mountain bike mounted on fat tyres that allow for winter riding on groomed trails.

Mont-Sainte-Anne offers a total of 9.2 km of winter biking trails that will satisfy cyclists of all levels, from beginner to expert.

The trails are located in the area of the Mont-Sainte-Anne Cross-Country Ski Centre, 7 km past the downhill ski resort.

Fat Bike in Mont Sainte Anne – Source: https://mont-sainte-anne.com/

Mont Sainte Anne mountain resort in summer

Frisbee golf or disc golf in Mount Saint Anne

Situated at the foothills of the mountain, Disc Golf du Mont-Sainte-Anne‘s 12-bin course features 2 loops of 6 baskets. It is well balanced and allows for great variations in terrain and slope.

What is Disc Golf?

This game is played with discs, much like classic Frisbees, that are tossed around a course towards a chain of baskets that serve as a “hole”. The course is perfect for everyone, both beginners and more experienced players.

Disc Golf in Mont Sainte Anne – Source: https://adgq.org/

Blended gondola rides and hiking

From the panoramic trail at the top of the mountain to the technical ascent of the mountain, the 42 km of hiking trails are filled with magnificent views of the St. Lawrence River and the Quebec City region.

The Gondola and the Panorama Express lift alternate to allow you to reach the top of the mountain at an altitude of 800 meters (2625 feet). From the 360 degree lookout tower at the gondola’s exit, enjoy breathtaking scenery.

Take one of the hiking routes to the peak and enjoy a scenic hike!

Mont Sainte Anne during summer – Source: Wonderful Wanderings

Hotels in Mont Sainte Anne

Chalets-Village Mont-Sainte-Anne

Just a stone’s throw from Mont-Ste-Anne, you can enjoy the great outdoors in any season with the help of these cottages. In winter, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, backcountry skiing and skating on the lake are among the local activities available nearby. During the summer you can choose from hiking, golf, mountain biking and tennis.

Be you a cultural or sports enthusiast, you will be thrilled by the many activities on the Côte-de-Beaupré, on Île d’Orléans and in Old Quebec. Check out the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Basilica, the most popular pilgrimage site in North America, or the Cap-Tourmente National Bird Sanctuary in Saint-Joachim, both just minutes away from the cottage.

Grocery shops, restaurants, pharmacies and other services can be found within a 5 minute drive from the village. The kitchens are all spacious and fully equipped, so you can prepare meals even for large groups.

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Mont Sainte Anne Village – Source: https://www.inntopia.travel/

Chateau Mont Sainte Anne

When you stay at Chateau Mont Sainte Anne in Beaupré, you’ll be near a convention centre and steps from Mont Sainte-Anne and Jean Larose Falls. This 4-star resort is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Le Grand Vallon Golf Club and at the foot-slopes of the ski domains.

Free wireless Internet access is available to keep in touch with your loved ones. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature hair dryers and bathrobes.

Relax in the full-service spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. Besides direct access to the ski slopes, this resort offers 2 hot tubs.

Other amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare.. For dining Try some local cuisine at Bistro Nordik, a restaurant where you can also enjoy views of the garden.

Mont Sainte Anne ski resort
Château Mont-Sainte-Anne – Source: https://www.inntopia.travel/

Hébergement / Chalets Mont-Sainte-Anne

A stroll away from Mont-Sainte-Anne, Hébergement / Chalets Mont-Sainte-Anne is a welcoming place for your skiing holidays, an outdoor weekend or a restful stay.

Couples, families and friends are welcome.

There are studios, one and two-bedrooms, chalets and cottages that are exactly what you need: comfortable, practical and affordable.

It is the ideal place to stay on your ski trips.

Hébergement / Chalets Mont-Sainte-Anne – Source: https://www.inntopia.travel/

Skiing in Mont Sainte Anne : the resort’s main strengths

✅ Situated just half an hour away from Quebec city! and 3 hours away from Montreal.

✅ Can practice night skiing over its 19 floodlight slopes.

✅ Can practice extravagant new sports like disc golf.

✅ Home to a total of 71 ski trails that feature 73km of skiable domain.