Backcountry skiing at Frédéric Back Park in Montreal

Activity initiation to backcountry ski

The activity takes place at Frédéric Back Park in Montreal (also commonly known as the Miron Quarry). The total duration of the activity is 1 h 20 (20 minutes of preparation, 1:00 on skis).

Cost of activity per person

Adults (Minimum age: 12 years): $91.00 before taxes 
group of two people: $65.00 before taxes 
group of three people: $57.00 before taxes 

$ 46 before taxes.

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This activity deals with the basic technique of cross-country skiing, also known as "no alternative" and the "genuflexion movement" descent techniques. An interpretation component highlights the heritage and environmental site that is Frédéric Bach Park.

The meeting point is on the TOHU parking lot.
Additional information: activity accessible by public transit



Equipment list

For information, the clothing recommended for this activity should not be cotton, but synthetic or wool. The advantage of synthetic and wool over cotton is that even wet, these textiles stay warm.

Base layer (thin combination): up and down

Thin intermediate layer: polar

Waterproof and breathable jacket Breathable sports pants

Thin beanie and thick beanie


Pair of thin gloves

Pair of thin stockings

Pair of mittens or gloves warmer (just in case)

Solar cream

Pair of sunglasses

Thermos of 500 ml or 1 l

1 lunch and snacks


To participate in this activity, a health sheet and a risk acceptance sheet must be completed and given to the guides at the start of the activity.

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