Mont Orignal

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Mont Orignal
Location Lac-Etchemin, Quebec, Canada
Nearest city Quebec City, 100 km (62 mi)
Coordinates 46°24′43″N 70°35′12″W / 46.41194°N 70.58667°W / 46.41194; -70.58667 (Mont Orignal)
Vertical 300 m (984 ft)
Top elevation 612 m (2,008 ft)
Base elevation 312 m (1,024 ft)
Skiable area 110 acres (44.5 ha)
Runs 23 total
14% Easy
19% Intermediate
57% Difficult
10% Expert
Longest run 1.8 km (1.1 mi)
Lift system 3 total
1 detachable six packs
2 surface lift
Lift capacity 4,500 skiers/hr
Terrain parks Yes
Snowmaking 100%
Night skiing 11 tracks
Website Mont Orignal

Mont Orignal is a ski mountain about 100 km south of Quebec City, Canada in the region of Bellechasse near the village of Lac-Etchemin.[1]

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Mont Orignal is a winter resort located not far from Lac Etchemin.[1][2] It offers many winter activities like alpine skiing, cross-country skiing (54 km of classic / free skating trail) and snow tubing (three runs). Mont Orignal also offers the possibility to rent fully equipped cottage. Also, Mont Orignal is the only resort in Quebec using a high-speed six pack (a detachable chairlift with six seats) to reach the summit. It maintains the largest snowpark in the province of Quebec. Several competitions were held in Moose Park (Mont Orignal snowpark) like the Jib Academy, a competition for teens under 16 years.[3]

A shuttle service links many cities of the south shore of the St.Lawrence to the station: the "Ski-Bus du Mont-Orignal".

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mont Orignal". Mont-Orignal. 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mont Orignal". BonjourQuebec. 2014. 
  3. ^ "Salomon Jib Academy Mont-Orignal". www.newschoolers.com. 7 March 2011. Retrieved 2 March 2016. 

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