Mont Béchervaise is a ski area located in the province of Quebec in Canada. The resort is in the town of Gaspé, QC.
We recently ranked all of Quebec's ski resorts, so you can see where Mont Béchervaise stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Mont Béchervaise 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 Béchervaise. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Mont Béchervaise's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Mont Béchervaise around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Mont Béchervaise Terrain Overview
Mont Béchervaise has a total of 13 ski trails, which are serviced by 2 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Mont Béchervaise is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 115 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 47 hectares, 0.2 square miles, or 0.5 square kilometers.
Mont Béchervaise's slopes see on average 130 inches (3.3 meters) of snowfall a year. That is almost 10 feet every year!
Mont Béchervaise Elevation
Mont Béchervaise has a summit elevation of 1,128 feet, or 344 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 210 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 918 feet (280 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Mont Béchervaise has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Mont Béchervaise Difficulty Level
43.4out 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 Béchervaise has 115 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Mont Béchervaise is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 31% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 69%.
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 Béchervaise good for beginners?
Mont Béchervaise 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 69% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Mont Béchervaise Location
Mont Béchervaise is located in the province of Quebec, Canada. This ski area is nearest the town of Gaspé, QC.
Gaspé, QC G4X Canada
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Getting to Mont Béchervaise
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Mont Béchervaise), its coordinates of 48.83600, -64.54300 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Gaspé, 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 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 Béchervaise.
|Gaspé (Michel-Pouliot) Airport||YGP||Gaspé, QC||8 km|
|Bathurst Airport||ZBF||Bathurst, NB||161 km|
|Charlo Airport||YCL||Charlo, NB||162 km|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Mont Béchervaise, 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 Béchervaise.
|Mont Miller||Murdochville, QC||2,815 ft||49%||71 km|
|Pin Rouge||New Richmond, QC||1,493 ft||47%||105 km|
|Haute Gaspésie||Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, QC||689 ft||16%||147 km|
|Centre de plein air de Cap-Chat||Cap-Chat, QC||715 ft||11%||159 km|
Mont Béchervaise Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,128 ft|
|Base Elevation||210 ft|
|Vertical Drop||918 ft|
(31% Beginner, 31% Intermediate, 38% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||130 inches|