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What to Do in Gaspésie in the Winter

   |   By Katie Jalbert

Clean air, mountains and powder snow are the perfect combination for adventure—and that’s exactly what Gaspésie offers you during the cold season! Jacques Bouffard, a professional guide in the Chic-Choc Mountains, invites you to come and discover his Gaspésie this winter!

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Chic-Chocs: The Hidden Gem of Eastern Canada

   |   By Jamie Walter

Those that have grown up skiing the East have likely heard stories of the fabled Chic-Choc Mountains of Québec. These stories started when the East’s most adventurous skiers journeyed into the depths of the Gaspé Peninsula in search of this holy land—a place that looks and feels like anything but the East Coast.

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A Winter Road Trip Through Gaspésie

   |   By Callum Snape

Translated from the Mi’gmaq First Nations tongue, Gaspé means Land's End. My road trip around the Gaspé Peninsula began here, at the very tip of this beautiful region. The East Coast is renowned for heavy wet snow, but this was light and soft, just as good, if not better than the snow out west.

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Backcountry Skiing and Snowboarding in the Chic-Chocs

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

Do you love the grandeur of winter landscapes? Are you looking for a feeling of total freedom? Are you craving the adrenaline rush that comes with mountain activities? Then, backcountry skiing is made for you. And the Chic-Choc Mountains, in the Gaspésie region in Eastern Canada, are a true paradise for this.

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5 Days of Fun and Powder in Gaspésie

   |   By Taylor Burk

Coming from Western Canada with little prior knowledge of the region, I was pleasantly surprised to discover world-class alpine skiing. The underrated Gaspé Peninsula is the best powder skiing you will get east of the Rockies, which I got to experience first-hand during my five-day trip with fellow photographer Callum Snape.

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