It’s a Go for the 22/23 Ski Season!

Despite a month of November that started with temperatures higher than normale, the weather rapidly changed to allow us to start our snow making operations on the mountain in view of the ski season opening. It is after 12 days of consecutive snow making that we can kick off the season on November 24!

Several works were done this summer/fall on the mountain, including the replacement of a water pipe from the South base to the mid-mountain. In addition, like every year, a team responsible for maintaining the snowmaking system worked all summer preparing for the ski season to allow the snow team to get the snowmaking system off to a good start. We have also carried out several optimizations works on the snowmaking system, including the installation of fixed snow guns at strategic locations on the mountain in order to increase the production of snow at the beginning of the season. A brand-new line of snow guns was installed in the Bière-en-bas trail this fall. This new line consists of around 30 snow guns, versus 17 previously, equipped with technology allowing us to start and stop the system more quickly and efficiently.

Trails and Lifts Open on November 24

Thanks to the dedicated work of our snow making team over the last few weeks, we will be able to open 13 trails for the opening day on November 24. Skiers and snowboarders will be able to go down slopes from the summit to the base on both North and South side. Here’s a list of the trails and ski lifts that will be open on Thursday:

Trails

  • P’tit Bonheur
  • Beauchemin haut & bas
  • La Crête
  • Beauvallon haut & bas
  • Alpine
  • Alpine Snowpark
  • Nansen haut & pitch
  • Mi-Chemin
  • Onésime
  • Bière-en-bas
  • Roy Scott
  • Johannsen

Ski Lifts

  • Cabriolet
  • Panoramic Gondola
  • TGV
  • Lowell Thomas
  • Duncan
  • Onésime

More slopes are being snowed up and may open dring the weekend if the weather is favourable. All information on the number of slopes and lifts open, and skiing conditions are updated daily on our website.

Opening Weekend Events

22/23 Ski Season Opening Day

Join us to kick off the ski season on Thursday, November 24 as of 8 a.m. at the South base! Entertainment and music powered by Red Bull, as well as Van Houtte warmth zone offering coffee and hot chocolate will be in place to put you in the mood, plus our famous red carpet will be rolled out for the occasion.

Musical Atmosphere with DJ Red Bull

Meet us this Saturday, November 26 as of noon to celebrate the 22/23 ski season opening with a musical atmosphere at the summit at Le Grand Manitou as well as the North side base thanks to Red Bull!

 

For the occasion, we’ll have a promo on some Van Houtte and Red Bull products from November 24 to 27 at Le Grand Manitou, café Johannsen and La Fourchette du Diable.

 

Have a great season!