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Monday, September 24, 2018
MONT SUTTON… YOUR YEAR-ROUND PLAYGROUND
Sutton is one of the most celebrated natural wonders in Quebec’s Eastern Townships. Part of the awesome Appalachian trail, the Sutton
pristine reputation beckons recreation enthusiasts winter, summer and fall.
for Your World-class Winter Adventure
your skis and immerse yourself in Mont Sutton’s snowy heights. Not only do local folks from Sutton and nearby cities come here, but skiers from far beyond
at all ski levels come to enjoy Mont Sutton’s optimum skiing conditions: lots
of natural snow here, and trees shield the trails from any wind.
metres in altitude with a vertical drop of 460 metres covers over 230 acres of
skiable terrain. There are 204 on-slope junctions. What an awesome amount of
ski fun to explore!
Warm up at the chalet
Sutton’s glade skiing is renowned. In fact, 45% of the ski terrain gets you
into a dream-like winter wonderland of glade skiing descent.Imagine skiing through the glens, passing
trees on powdery white pathways that poke through the forest.
Because of the plethora of junctions, glading
is a Sutton star attraction. It’s exhilarating and gives a feeling of seclusion
and grace. Mont Sutton has been ranked as the top mountains for glading in “Ski
Canada Magazine”, and the “Independent” - one of the UK’s leading newspapers - ranked
Mont Sutton as one of world’s top 50 best ski resorts.
If you get hungry, know that four chalet-restaurants dot the mountains at various places, starting at 400 metres on the mountain and at 840 metres. It's open only in winter.
Dorm is open only in summer
kilometers of snow trails are designated for fat bikes. Now that’s an original
kind of ride.As for kids, a section of
the mountain is zoned for the family. Your kids can benefit from activities
here, even take lessons while you ride off in the wild white yonder.
Side of Sutton’s Mountains Have you
ever tried an electric bike? At the ski shop, you can rent one. JF who manages
the mountain’s shop, is an expert at getting you started. This electric bike
makes pedaling uphill easy. It has to do with a small motor. You
still peddle, but you can adjust the ease of travel using the turbo, eco and
tour buttons.It’s a heavier bike than
the usual ones we ride, but think of the luxury of avoiding the sweat and pain
as you peddle skywards. But if you want
to do more pedaling, then mountain biking on 30 kilometres of trails awaits
you like getting down and dirty in the mud, climbing ropes and more, the Xman
race might be for you. One just finished, but you can register for the next one
taking place next June (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Stats in a nutshell:
Services include heated reception chalet, heated waxing facility, refuge for rustic lodging, rental of equipment such as cross-country skis, snowshoes, crampons and fatbikes.
Altitude of the ski mountain: 856 meters
Skiing vertical drop: 460 meters (1,500
Total skiable hill acreage: 230 acres
60 trails in total.
information on specific winter, summer and fall activities, including ski
packages, cross country skiing, ski rentals, fat bikes, electric bikes,
mountain bikes, camping and more,visit
these websites :