Ski Montcalm is a ski area located in the province of Quebec in Canada. The resort is in the town of Lanaudière, QC.
We recently ranked all of Quebec's ski resorts, so you can see where Ski Montcalm stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Ski Montcalm is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes with with Ski Montcalm. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Ski Montcalm's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Ski Montcalm around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Ski Montcalm Terrain Overview
Ski Montcalm has a total of 24 ski trails, which are serviced by 7 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Ski Montcalm is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 100 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 40 hectares, 0.2 square miles, or 0.4 square kilometers.
Ski Montcalm's slopes see on average 120 inches (37 meters) of snowfall a year. That is almost 10 feet a year!
Ski Montcalm Elevation
Ski Montcalm has a summit elevation of 1,115 feet, or 340 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 665 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 450 feet (137 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Ski Montcalm has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Ski Montcalm Difficulty Level
27.5out of 100
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Ski Montcalm has 100 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Since Ski Montcalm is an extremely beginner-friendly ski area, it has 40% of its trails are rated as "beginner-level". 40% trails are rated as intermediate.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Ski Montcalm good for beginners?
Ski Montcalm is a very beginner-friendly course. In fact, it is one of the easiest ski slopes in all of North America, ranking in the bottom 10% of overall difficulty. 40% of its trails are rated as "beginner".
Ski Montcalm Location
Ski Montcalm is located in the province of Quebec, Canada. This ski area is nearest the town of Lanaudière, QC.
Lanaudière, QC J0K 1S0 Canada
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Getting to Ski Montcalm
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Ski Montcalm), its coordinates of 46.04200, -73.83100 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Lanaudière, QC to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airport(s) to Ski Montcalm.
|Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport||YUL||Montréal, QC||64 km|
|Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport||YOW||Ottawa, ON||164 km|
|Quebec Jean Lesage International Airport||YQB||Quebec, QC||204 km|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Ski Montcalm.
|Montréal / Saint-Hubert Airport||YHU||Montréal, QC||67 km|
|Mont-Tremblant International Airport||YTM||La Macaza, QC||84 km|
|Massena International Richards Field||MSS||Massena, NY||146 km|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Ski Montcalm, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Ski Montcalm.
|Val Saint-Côme||Saint-Côme, QC||1,968 ft||39%||26 km|
|Mont Sainte-Sauvage||Val-Morin, QC||1,650 ft||15%||27 km|
|Sommet Olympia||Piedmont, QC||1,523 ft||36%||27 km|
|Ski Chantecler||Sainte-Adèle, QC||1,499 ft||45%||28 km|
|Sommet Gabriel||Sainte-Adèle, QC||1,420 ft||50%||28 km|
|Versant Avila||Piedmont, QC||1,365 ft||53%||29 km|
|Vallée Bleue||Val-David, QC||1,419 ft||36%||30 km|
|Sommet Saint-Sauveur||Saint-Sauveur, QC||1,365 ft||48%||30 km|
|Belle Neige||Val-Morin, QC||1,515 ft||36%||30 km|
|Mont Alta||, QC||0 ft||0%||31 km|
|Mont Habitant||Saint-Sauveur, QC||1,151 ft||34%||32 km|
|Maximise||Ste-Agathe, QC||1,400 ft||0%||37 km|
|Sommet Morin Heights||Morin-Heights, QC||1,523 ft||41%||37 km|
|Ski La Réserve||Saint-Donat-de-Montcalm, QC||2,297 ft||52%||38 km|
|Groupe Plein Air Terrebonne||Terrebonne, QC||100 ft||0%||39 km|
|Mont Avalanche||Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard, QC||1,820 ft||31%||41 km|
|Ski Garceau||Saint-Donat-de-Montcalm, QC||2,350 ft||40%||44 km|
|Mont Blanc||Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carré, QC||1,902 ft||49%||51 km|
|Great Divide||Marysville, MT||7,210 ft||54%||61 km|
|Mont Tremblant||Mont-Tremblant, QC||2,871 ft||62%||61 km|
|Ski Saint-Bruno||Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, QC||574 ft||20%||66 km|
|Mont Rigaud||Rigaud, QC||571 ft||41%||75 km|
|Val-Mauricie||Shawinigan-Sud, QC||380 ft||5%||98 km|
|Vallée Du Parc||Shawinigan, QC||1,017 ft||39%||102 km|
|Bromont||Bromont, QC||1,693 ft||41%||123 km|
|Mont Sutton||Sutton, QC||3,175 ft||41%||143 km|
|Mont Gleason||Tingwick, QC||1,132 ft||35%||145 km|
|Titus Mountain||Malone, NY||2,025 ft||36%||146 km|
|Mont Orford||Orford, QC||2,800 ft||40%||149 km|
|Mont Ste-Marie||Lac-Sainte-Marie, QC||1,811 ft||47%||158 km|
|Jay Peak||Jay, VT||3,968 ft||50%||159 km|
|Owl's Head||Mansonville, QC||2,480 ft||46%||161 km|
Ski Montcalm Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,115 ft|
|Base Elevation||665 ft|
|Vertical Drop||450 ft|
(40% Beginner, 40% Intermediate, 20% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||120 inches|