Hiking in Quebec Guide Book

by Yves Seguin (Ulysses Travel Guides)
Hiking in Quebec  by Yves Seguin

352pp/maps/illustrations
ISBN: 2894647603

Explore Quebec's enchanting wilderness- step by step. The rich diversity of Quebec's landscape, seasons, flora and fauna creates endless hiking possibilities. This fourth edition of Hiking in Quebec lets you discover Quebec's great outdoors. The only hiking guide to cover all of Quebec's regions, written by specialists in the field, it has become an indispensable tool for beginners and experienced trekkers alike. This guide offers: descriptions of over 100 hiking trails, classified according to their difficulty level, practical information to help you prepare your hikes and make the most of each excursion, maps illustrating the various parks and regions, and a list of the author's favourites, to help you pick the perfect destination.

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Trails from the "Hiking in Quebec" Guide Book
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... Preview: The region is crossed by an invisible line which divides the drainage of the land; to one side, rainfall drains into James Bay and to the other side, into the St. Lawrence River. The terrain of the re ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Rouyn-Noranda, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 53
... Preview: The picturesque region of Bas-Saint-Laurent extends east along the St. Lawrence River from the little town of La Pocatière to the village of Sainte-Luce, and south to the United States and New Brunswi ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Rimouski, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 94
... Preview: Perhaps one of the most beautiful in Québec, the Cantonsde-l’Est (Eastern Townships) region is located in the southernmost part of the province, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Its rich ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Sherbrooke, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 133
... Preview: Dotted with narrow valleys, towering rock walls and summits offering magnificent views, the region is also home to a wide variety of vegetation. As for the Saguenay fjord, it never ceases to amaze the ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Baie-Saint-Paul, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 153
... Preview: The Chaudière-Appalaches region is made up of several small areas with very distinct geographical features. Located opposite Québec City, on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, it stretches acr ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Sainte-Marie, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 76
... Preview: The Duplessis region covers a vast remote territory bound by the Gulf of St. Lawrence for almost a 1,000km and by the Labrador border. Its small population of francophones, anglophones and Montagnais, ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Port-Menier, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 60
... Preview: The shores of the vast Gaspé peninsula are washed by the waters of the Baie des Chaleurs, the St. Lawrence River and its gulf. This is a cherished vacation spot for many Quebecers. The enormous Gaspé ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 131
... Preview: The Îles de la Madeleine form one of the most breathtaking regions in Québec! A distinctly Québécois atmosphere pervades, yet you may also feel like you are in Acadia, Normandy or even the Caribbean; ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Cap-aux-Meules, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 25
... Preview: The Lanaudière region spreads out immediately to the north of Montréal, from the St. Lawrence plain to the beginning of the Laurentian plateau. Except for the section that is a part of the metropolita ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Joliette, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 97
... Preview: The second-largest city in Québec, Laval occupies a large island north of Montréal, Île Jésus, which has shores on Lac des Deux-Montagnes, Rivière des Prairies and Rivière des Mille-Îles. In 1965, the ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Laval, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: Undoubtedly the most popular vacation spot in Québec, the beautiful Laurentides (Laurentians) region attracts countless visitors year-round. People have been heading “up north” for many years to relax ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Mont-Tremblant-Village, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 298
... Preview: The Manicouagan region stretches for 300km along the north shore of the St. Lawrence River and northward into the Laurentian plateau to include the Groulx mountains and the Manicouagan reservoir. The ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Sept-Iles, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: The Mauricie and Centre-du-Québec regions (formerly Coeur-du-Québec) are an amalgam of diverse regions located on either shore of the St. Lawrence. Located halfway between Québec City and Montréal, th ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Trois-Rivieres, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 197
... Preview: Scattered here and there across the territory, the hills of the Montérégie region, which rise no higher than about 400m, were long believed to be extinct volcanoes. In reality, however, they are metam ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Montreal, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 86
... Preview: More than three and a half centuries of continuous urban growth separate the oldest buildings in Old Montréal from the glass skyscrapers downtown. The splendour of the countless churches, the neoclass ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Montreal, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 43
... Preview: There are nine Nature Parks (called parcs-nature in French; formerly called parcs régionals or regional parks) on the territory of the city of Montréal, all located on the north part of the island. Si ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Montreal, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 46
... Preview: Although discovered early on by explorers and trappers, the Outaouais region was not colonized until the beginning of the 19th century when Loyalists started arriving from the United States. Forestry, ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Gatineau, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 57
... Preview: Under the French Regime, Québec City was Canada’s major urban centre and the seat of colonial administration. To supply the city and its administration, farming began in the surrounding countryside in ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Quebec City, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 119
... Preview: The southernmost fjord in the world, the Rivière Saguenay originates in Lac Saint-Jean, a veritable inland sea with a diameter of over 35km. These two impressive bodies of water form the backbone of t ... From the guidebook "Hiking in Quebec"
Chicoutimi, QC - Hiking - Trail Length: 101
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