Mont Orignal facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMont Orignal
|Location||Lac-Etchemin, Quebec, Canada|
|Nearest city||Quebec City, 100 km (62 mi)|
|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)|
|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|
|Night skiing||11 tracks|
Mont Orignal is a winter resort located not far from Lac Etchemin. 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.
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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