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EXUBERANTLY YOURS

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Printed in QuĂŠbec (Canada) 58709

33,700 kilometers of fun!

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Eastern Townships

Just as no two snowflakes are alike,

OUR WINTERS TREAT

Sent in search of gold by the King of France, Jacques Cartier set foot in Québec in 1534 and discovered so much more:

you to infinite singular delights.

a land of emotions!

A world of white blankets spectacular sights. A gleaming machine whisks you effortlessly into a magical dream. Snow-covered mountains and valleys, frozen lakes and streams. Ice floes on a majestic river sculpt breathtaking scenes. Fast rides, lazy glides, you decide. At dusk, wine and dine, take your time. Embrace the freedom, experience the elation. Check out our brand-new class of snowmobile adventure vacations. Sublimely resortful, passionately St. Lawrence, wildly exhilarating in Québec!

Charlevoix

Mauricie

Québec maritime

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A HUGE NETWORK OF PICTURESQUE TRAILS

Québec City and Area

Cruise alone, ride together, recharge your batteries while

ENJOYING

our unique treasures

Chaudière-Appalaches

TINGLE WITH EXCITEMENT,

beam in anticipation, leap aboard for one-of-a-kind sensations! READY, SET, GO!

Grab your gloves, helmet and suit. Pull on your snowmobile boots. Cruise along nearly 33,700 kilometers (21,000 miles) of perfectly groomed and patrolled trails for a roaring hoot. Ride through amazing expanses, every turn beckoning second glances. Stop to snap photos and grab a nourishing snack. Plus trailside lodging, fuel, repairs and rentals, so you won’t need to head back. Fun-filled adventures and sightseeing thrills triumph as a winning combination, crowning Québec as virtually every snowmobiler’s favorite destination.

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UNFORGETTABLE MOMENTS WITH FRIENDS Pull up a chair by a warming fire, get together for happy hour, go for a refreshing swim… so many ways to share the day’s adventures. Rest easy and sleep soundly, until a new day calls you back to the great outdoors.

Invigorating exercise and exhilarating fresh air—a magic recipe that makes life’s simple pleasures even better. Dive into our warm Latin heart and hospitality, our irrepressible North American vision and vitality. Reawaken your senses and rouse your playful spirit… the stage is set for an unforgettable vacation with your favorite friends. Tear yourself away from the trails and discover oases of leisure. Surrender to pampering hands in luxurious spas and wellness centers. Soothe well-worked muscles with a relaxing massage. Have a sauna or a steam bath, then dive into an icy-cold mountain stream. When you’ve worked up an appetite, say yes to local delights. Sample inspired cuisine from every culinary scene—memorable meals crafted by innovative chefs and paired with just the right wines, suggested by your sommelier. Laugh the night away by a roaring fire, or bundle up for a midnight skate under a brilliant moon. Then bed down in our top-notch B&Bs, resorts, hotels, lodges and inns. Next day, hit the trails and start all over again!

Lorem ipsum Abitibi-Témiscamingue

AHHHH!

Absolute bliss, everything perfect, nothing amiss

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The Laurentians

Outaouais

DASHING THROUGH THE SNOW… Looking for new ways to celebrate winter’s exuberance and exhilaration? Start counting

Mauricie

now, because we’ve invented dozens of kinds of snowy recreation. Go ahead! Summit either one of our two mountain chains and stake your claim. Romp and roll your way through our 27 national parks and 14 wilderness reserves. Encounter new friends, including deer, along 4,000 kilometers (2,500 miles) of impeccable crosscountry ski trails. Patiently await the big one as you swap amusing fish tales. Revel in the best skiing east

Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean

of the Rockies on our 90 ski resorts’ slopes. Or strap on your ice skates for a late-night whirl on our frozen lakes. For urban diversions, head to our fun-loving cities for festivals, ice-sculpting competitions and winter celebrations galore. World-class shopping, delectable dining and dusk-to-dawn dancing are definitely in store. Party hearty at any of our numerous winter festivals and carnivals. Each region offers you choices that will complete your snowmobile experience. So much fun for absolutely everyone!

The Laurentians

EVER DREAM

of mushing your own dogsled team?

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Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean

TOURISM EVENTS TOTALLY REVVED UP! We’re ready and waiting—with gleaming machines for you and your friends, indoor treasures and outdoor pleasures, fantastic memories just waiting to be forged in this winter wonderland right next door! JANUARY 30 TO 31 Grand Assembly of Snowmobilers La Malbaie (Charlevoix) casino-de-charlevoix.com Come savor the experience of snowmobiling at its very best during the ninth edition of this great celebration! Some 300 aficionados are expected to be on hand for this year’s event, which once again promises to offer participants a memorable time in a magnificent setting renowned for its breathtaking winter scenery. JANUARY 30 TO FEBRUARY 15 Carnaval de Québec Québec City carnaval.qc.ca An international crossroads for arts, culture, sporting events and entertainment, the Québec City carnival is a winter outing to remember for visitors of all ages.

FEBRUARY 6 TO 22 Winterlude Gatineau (Outaouais) www.canadascapital.gc.ca/winterlude Every February, Canada’s Capital Region is host to Winterlude, Canada’s winter celebration. Three fun-filled weekends of excitement and activity await the whole family! From spectacular ice carvings to an amazing playground made of snow, Winterlude is a great way to take in the best of our Canadian winter. FEBRUARY 7 TO 15 Grand-Prix Desjardins de Shawinigan (Mauricie) grandprixshawinigan.com International event featuring professional snowmobile competitions on the ice, snowmobile races, ATVing and motorcycling on an oval track authorized by the SCM, MSRF and CMRC. Close to 200 races on the program. FEBRUARY 20 TO 22 Rouyn-Noranda Winter Festival (Abitibi-Témiscamingue) corpodesfetes.ca Includes concerts, fireworks, supervised kids’ activities, a national snow sculpture competition, skating, ice slides, open-air movies, and sleigh and dogsled rides.

FEBRUARY 20 TO 22 Grand Prix Ski-Doo Valcourt (Eastern Townships) grandprixvalcourt.com Home of the elite world snowmobile competitions, the Snocross and Oval, this event is Canada’s biggest party for snowmobile enthusiasts. Three days of celebrations and free activities for young and old alike. FEBRUARY 20 TO 22 Canada USA Championship – St-Joseph, Beauce (Chaudière-Appalaches) canadausadrag.com The largest and most prestigious snowmobile ice drag races with $15,000 in purse + 100% payback, more than 60 teams, 4 lanes with professional PORTATREE lighting system, sleds reaching more than 130 mph in 4.888 sec. over 660 feet, access to the paddocks, heated tent with all facilities, snowmobile trail at less than 500 foot, parking for snowmobiles and ATVs.

FEBRUARY 21 TO MARCH 1 Pohénégamook Haut en Couleur (Bas-Saint-Laurent/Québec maritime) quebecmaritime.ca/hautencouleur This winter event is the only in Québec that combines aerial activities with family activities. Winter fun guaranteed, as we offer over 40 activities including tours in hot air balloons, powered paragliding tours, helicopter tours, dogsled races and tours, snowmobile drag racing, rides on antique snowmobiles, ice fishing, fireworks, musical evening and entertainment. Pohénégamook Haut en Couleur 2009 is the major winter event of the Bas-Saint-Laurent region!

SNOWMOBILER PACKAGES 2008-2009

FEBRUARY 27 TO MARCH 1 Challenge sur glace Continental Sherbrooke (Eastern Townships) challengecanada.com A spectacle not to be missed, exotic vehicles from the prestigious Trophée Andros and Rally series, as well as motorcycles, take to Québec’s only ice track for racing as you’ve never seen it before. MARCH 14 TO 15 Grand-Prix Desjardins de Roberval (Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean) scmracing.com For a fifth consecutive year, the Eastern Pro Tour Series will end its activities on the oval track, in Roberval. With the best snowmobile Formula 1 racers taking part. Lanaudière

GO AHEAD… succumb to the irresistible urge to

indulge in your favorite winter sport, with stunningly beautiful sights and wildly exuberant adventures at every turn!

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US and CA package prices are subject to change.

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CHAUDIÈRE-APPALACHES

CHAUDIÈRE-APPALACHES

Visit

www.gosled.com TRAIL CONDITIONS

GPS

INTERACTIVE TRAIL MAP ORDER YOUR TRAIL MAPS AND PERMITS AFFORDABLE AND LARGE CHOICE OF ACCOMMODATIONS CONTEST MANY PRIZES TO WIN

1-888-831-4411 www.gosled.com

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BAS-SAINT-LAURENT, GASPÉSIE, CÔTE-NORD (MANICOUAGAN AND DUPLESSIS)

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BAS-SAINT-LAURENT, GASPÉSIE, CÔTE-NORD (MANICOUAGAN AND DUPLESSIS)

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THE LAURENTIANS

OUTAOUAIS

THE LAURENTIAN REGION, leading snowmobile destination in Québec is widely known for its warm welcome and enviable reputation. It offers a network of trails that meanders through numerous picturesque villages. At the end of the day, fine restaurants and comfortable lodging ensure that when morning comes, you’ll be fresh and ready for the next adventure. Our groomed trails will lead you to some breathtaking landscapes and panoramic views: Devil’s Mountain, Windigo Falls, Baskatong Reservoir, L’Ascension, Kiamika and L’Estérel, with deer observation in Labelle and La Macaza.

Order the Laurentian trail map on www.laurentians.com or by calling 1-800-561-6673.

THE LAURENTIANS, QUÉBEC’S BOREAL EXPERIENCE!

THE OUTAOUAIS REGION A FIRST-RATE WINTER PLAYGROUND WITH 2,527 KM OF TRAILS THAT WILL AMAZE YOU!

Devil's Mountain Snowmobile packages

Explore the four corners of the Outaouais region and discover hills and valleys that will make your trip a most memorable one. Wind your way along top-quality marked trails that are groomed by our snowmobile clubs and admire countless magnificent landscapes that will enchant you. 40

Grand-Remous

OUTAOUAIS

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Mont-Tremblant

Maniwaki

Montebello

148

148

Gatineau Ottawa

Fort-Coulonge

Snowmobilers Package

15

323

105

20

401

Montreal

VERMONT

416

ONTARIO

Thousand Islands Kingston

UNITED STATES NEW YORK

Burlington 89

In the center of the Ferme-Neuve

1 night stay, dinner, lodging, breakfast village, with acces to the trail starting at $79 / person (supp. applicable on weekends). from the Auberge chez Isaïe. 1 night stay, welcome cocktail, Cabin, bar, restaurant, gas, snowmobile table d'hôte dinner, breakfast rental available on site. 35 km (22 mi.) starting at $59 / person from the Devil’s Mountain (trail # 322). (taxes and services not included) Cellular and WIFI connexions on site. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of our region. Trak GPS mapping service. AIR Medic.

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO ORDER THE OUTAOUAISLAURENTIDES SNOWMOBILE TRAIL MAP, VISIT US AT:

1-800-265-7822 WWW.OUTAOUAISSNOWMOBILE.COM

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1-819-623-1818 www.lerabaska.com

1-866-355-5252 www.hoteldynastie.ca

1-888-355-6465 1-866-587-3988 www.comfortinn-ml.ca www.aubergechezisaie.com

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LANAUDIÈRE

MAURICIE

For information about the region and trail conditions, visit www.snowmobilecountry.ca Or call: 1 800 363-2788

Auberge Le Cabanon ★★★

Auberge La Glacière Inn

1590, ch. du Lac Stanislas, Saint-Zénon, Qc, J0K 3N0

4551, Brassard st. (Highway 131 N.) Saint-Zénon, Qc, J0K 3N0

Amélia package starting at CAD $164.90 per person, double occupancy, gratuities included, taxes extra.

Super special: Book a cabin for 5 and more, get one person stay for free (minimun 2 nights stay)

2 nights for two persons, 1 table d’hôte dinner in the Amélia dining room (5 courses), 2 breakfasts in the regular dining room , 1 fondue dinner.

Starting from CAD $43.75 per person, per night, taxes extra.

58 rooms, indoor pool, hot tub, 2 dining rooms, bar, gas. At the intersection of trails 318 and 345. Other packages also available.

1 877 884-5762 / www.aubergelecabanon.com

22 fully furnished cottages, with a fireplace, can accommodate up to 11 persons. On site: Restaurant, bar, fireplaces, pool table, giant screen television, spa, gas, membership cards, 24 hours security guard, locked paddock, locked parking lot for your vehicles, security camera.

1 800 293-5432 / www.laglaciere.com

Les Cond’Eautels du Manoir ★★★★ 290, rue Principale, Saint-Donat, Qc, J0T 2C0

Auberge du Vieux Moulin ★★★ 200, chemin du Vieux-Moulin, Sainte-Émélie-de-l’Énergie, Qc, J0K 2K0 New look, same passion: indoor pool, spas, saunas and massotherapy. Package including 1 room with two double beds with hearty breakfast starting at CAD $80.00 per person, double occupancy, taxes extra.

450 884-0211 / 1 866 884-0211 www.auberge-lanaudiere.com 27 luxurious condominiums to rent : 2 bedrooms - 2 washrooms (1 with whirpool bath), fully equipped kitchen, living room with fireplace, washer/dryer In the heart of the village of Saint-Donat, nearby ski centers, at a bird’s eye view of Mont-Tremblant park and on the Trans-Qc Snowmobile trail # 33. Secure parking. Starting from CAD $175.00 per night, quad occupancy, including free breakfasts, taxes extra. Dining room reservations obligatory.

1 800 567-6717 / www.manoirdeslaurentides.com

Hôtel-motel Le Central ★★★ 510, rue Brassard, St-Michel-des-Saints, 1 877 833-1331 / www.hotelcentral.com

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Gîte à la Belle Étoile ✹✹✹✹ 31, chemin du Grand-Rang, Sainte-Émélie-de-L'Énergie, Qc, J0K 2K0 Directly from the trails, enjoy a relaxation package at Gîte à la Belle Étoile Including: accommodation, breakfast, full-course dinner (Belgian cuisine) and whirlpool spa access: CAD $98.00 per person, per night, double occupancy, taxes extra.

450 886-0478 / www.alabelleetoile.ca

Days Inn Berthierville ★★★ 760, rue Gadoury, Berthierville, 1 888 367-6853 / www.daysinnberthier.com

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QUÉBEC CITY AND AREA CHARLEVOIX SAGUENAY—LAC-SAINT-JEAN

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ABITIBI-TÉMISCAMINGUE

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Snowmobile in Québec 2008-2009