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Chic-Chocs: The Hidden Gem of the East

   |   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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3 Good Reasons to Visit Bas-Saint-Laurent in the Winter

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Whether along the coast or in the heart of a snowy forest, Bas-Saint-Laurent offers majestic and magical winter scenery at every turn. A visit during the cold season is an excellent opportunity not only to spend time in the great outdoors but also to meet friendly people and enjoy cosy comfort in the places you stay.

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3 Good Reasons to Visit Gaspésie in the Winter

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Winter transforms the landscapes of Gaspésie, much to the delight of outdoor lovers.The St. Lawrence freezes solid in places, the mountains are covered in snow, and Percé Rock is trapped in ice. Are you thinking of visiting Gaspésie during your next winter vacation? Here are three good reasons to do so!

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3 Good Reasons to Visit the Îles de la Madeleine in the Winter

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

A popular summer destination, the Îles de la Madeleine archipelago is as exciting a place to visit in the winter. Located in the middle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the region is accessible by plane or by ferry (from Souris, Prince Edward Island). Here are three good reasons to experience the Islands during the cold season!

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4 Top Snowmobile Rides to Explore This Winter!

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Riding the snowmobile trails in Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie and Côte-Nord appears on many snowmobilers’ bucket lists. If you’re a snowmobile enthusiast yearning for adventure, here are four rides you’ll want to experience at least once in your lifetime!

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Bas-Saint-Laurent: Top 5 Spots to Discover While Snowmobiling

   |   By Tanya Paquet

The maritime regions of Québec are a vast destination crisscrossed by 6000 km (3700 mi.) of snowmobile trails. Within this territory, the Bas-Saint-Laurent region offers an impressive network of trails that are connected to Trans-Quebec trail #5 and that lead you from the forest to the sea through many towns and villages.

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