Mont Saint-Mathieu is a ski area located in the province of Quebec in Canada. The resort is in the town of Saint-Mathieu-de-Rioux, QC.
We recently ranked all of Quebec's ski resorts, so you can see where Mont Saint-Mathieu stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Mont Saint-Mathieu 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 work with Mont Saint-Mathieu. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Mont Saint-Mathieu's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Mont Saint-Mathieu around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Mont Saint-Mathieu Terrain Overview
Mont Saint-Mathieu has a total of 18 ski trails, which are serviced by 2 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Mont Saint-Mathieu is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 62 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 25 hectares, 0.1 square miles, or 0.3 square kilometers.
Mont Saint-Mathieu Elevation
Mont Saint-Mathieu has a summit elevation of 1,105 feet, or 337 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 478 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 627 feet (191 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Mont Saint-Mathieu has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Mont Saint-Mathieu Difficulty Level
41.3out 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
Mont Saint-Mathieu has 62 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Mont Saint-Mathieu is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 30% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 70%.
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 Mont Saint-Mathieu good for beginners?
Mont Saint-Mathieu can be beginner-friendly, depending on the runs you take. While it ranks in the lower half of all North American ski areas in terms of overall difficulty, it still has 70% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Mont Saint-Mathieu Location
Mont Saint-Mathieu is located in the province of Quebec, Canada. This ski area is nearest the town of Saint-Mathieu-de-Rioux, QC.
Saint-Mathieu-de-Rioux, QC G0L Canada
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Getting to Mont Saint-Mathieu
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Mont Saint-Mathieu), its coordinates of 48.15400, -69.01000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Saint-Mathieu-de-Rioux, 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 Mont Saint-Mathieu.
|Quebec Jean Lesage International Airport||YQB||Quebec, QC||234 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 Mont Saint-Mathieu.
|Mont Joli Airport||YYY||Mont-Joli, QC||78 km|
|Baie-Comeau Airport||YBC||Baie-Comeau, QC||124 km|
|CFB Bagotville||YBG||Bagotville, QC||148 km|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Mont Saint-Mathieu, 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 Mont Saint-Mathieu.
|Mont Biencourt||Biencourt, QC||1,591 ft||41%||38 km|
|Val Neigette||Ste-Blandine, QC||0 ft||0%||46 km|
|Parc du Mont Comi||Saint-Donat, QC||1,881 ft||39%||70 km|
|Mont Grand-Fonds||La Malbaie, QC||2,412 ft||46%||92 km|
|Mont Farlagne||Edmundston, NB||1,060 ft||41%||95 km|
|Mont Édouard||L'Anse-Saint-Jean, QC||2,133 ft||57%||95 km|
|Station Plein Air Saint-Pacôme||St-Pacome, QC||0 ft||0%||108 km|
|Val-d'Irène||Sainte-Irène, QC||2,296 ft||49%||112 km|
|Mont Ti-Basse||Baie-Comeau, QC||695 ft||35%||140 km|
Mont Saint-Mathieu Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,105 ft|
|Base Elevation||478 ft|
|Vertical Drop||627 ft|
(30% Beginner, 30% Intermediate, 40% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||N/A inches|