4 Great Ski Resorts

Two skiers go downhill skiing at Mont-Sainte-Anne station with a view of the St. Lawrence River.
Francis Gagnon

Just minutes from downtown, 4 ski resorts boasts fantastic terrain and exceptional snow conditions, with an average natural snowfall of over 400 cm each year! Come ski at any the resorts that offer exhilarating experiences for skiers of all levels: Mont-Sainte-Anne, Le Massif de Charlevoix, Stoneham Mountain Resort, and Le Relais Centre. Each is equipped with snowmaking, equipment rentals, a renowned ski school, babysitting service, as well as a ski shop and restaurants.

Note for winter 2020-2021: The mountains and open spaces will be perfect playgrounds this winter. You just need to be well prepared to enjoy it. Here are some general instructions to follow while the Québec City region is in the red zone, but our best advice is to verify the information directly on the site of the ski resort of your choice before your departure:

  • Remember to buy your tickets in advance 
  • Wearing a face covering is mandatory. It can be a neck warmer that covers the nose and mouth
  • Maintain a minimum distance of 2 meters at all times between people who do not live under the same roof as you
  • 1 ski lift = 1 household. For single people, the distance of 2 meters will be maintained for all types of lifts
  • Use of the base lodge for warming up is restricted. When entering, wash your hands in the places provided for this purpose and observe the traffic instructions. Wearing a face covering is mandatory, except when seated at the table.

Check with the station of your choice to see equipment rental possibilities.


Why ski Mont-Saint-Anne

  • 3 mountain faces, with one overlooking the St. Lawrence River
  • One of Québec’s longest seasons, year after year
  • Canada’s biggest vertical drop for night skiing
  • 40 km from downtown
  • 71 runs
  • 19 lighted runs for night skiing
  • Vertical drop: 625 m


Massif de Charlevoix

Why ski Le Massif de Charlevoix

  • Breathtaking views of the St. Lawrence River
  • Abundant natural snow
  • Biggest vertical drop east of the Canadian Rockies
  • Nearly 100 acres of off-piste skiing
  • 75 km from downtown
  • 52 runs 
  • Vertical drop: 770 m

Station touristique Stoneham

Why ski Stoneham Mountain Resort

  • Canada’s largest night skiing area
  • 3 terrain parks for freestylers, including one with step-up jumps, plus an Olympic-caliber half pipe
  • Eastern Québec’s best après-ski ambience
  • 30 km from downtown
  • 43 runs
  • 19 lighted runs for night skiing
  • Vertical drop: 345 m

Centre de ski Le Relais

Why ski Le Relais Centre

  • A great family resort
  • Located just 15 minutes from Old Québec
  • The most lighted runs in the Québec City area
  • 3 terrain parks for different levels
  • 20 km from downtown
  • 33 runs
  • 28 lighted runs for night skiing
  • Vertical drop: 224 m
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