Stoneham Mountain Resort

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Stoneham Mountain Resort
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LocationStoneham-et-Tewkesbury, Quebec,
 Canada
Nearest cityQuebec City
Vertical345 m (1,132 ft)
Top elevation593 m (1,946 ft)
Base elevation248 m (814 ft)
Skiable area333 hectares (820 acres)
Runs42
Longest run3.2 km (2.0 mi)
Lift system4 quad lifts
Lift capacity10 550 skiers/hr
Terrain parks3
Snowfall380 cm/yr (150 in/yr)
Snowmaking86%
Night skiing19 runs
WebsiteSki Stoneham

Stoneham Mountain Resort is a ski resort, located north of Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, in the municipality of Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury. It has a peak elevation of 593 metres (1,946 feet) above sea level and a vertical drop of 345 metres (1,132 feet).[1] There are 41 trails covering 333 hectares (820 acres) over four mountains.[1] Nineteen trails are available for night skiing, consisting in the largest network of night skiing in Canada.[2] The resort is owned by Resorts of the Canadian Rockies. In 2017, the Poma double ski lift and Doppelmayr T-Bar were removed.[3] A new ski lift was built to replace them, a Doppelmayr 4-CLF fixed-grip lift with loading conveyor. This is 4,700 feet long with a ride time of 8.5 minutes. It has a maximum capacity of 1900 persons/hour.[4]

Notable events[edit]

Since 2007, Stoneham has been the host of the Snowboard FIS World Cup Finals, held yearly in March. In January 2013, Stoneham hosted the FIS Snowboarding World Championships. In 1993, the mountain hosted a slalom event of the alpine skiing World Cup, won by one of the most dominant alpine ski racers in history, Alberto Tomba of Italy.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stoneham Mountain Resort". BonjourQuebec. 2014.
  2. ^ "Mountain Stats, Stonahem". Retrieved 2007-12-17.
  3. ^ https://liftblog.com/2017/05/28/stoneham-replacing-two-lifts-with-doppelmayr-quad/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ https://ski-stoneham.com/en/nouvelle-remontee-mecanique-lhiver-prochain/. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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Coordinates: 47°01′48″N 71°23′018″W / 47.03000°N 71.38833°W / 47.03000; -71.38833