Maximise

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Maximise is a ski area located in the province of Quebec in Canada. The resort is in the town of Ste-Agathe, QC.

We recently ranked all of Quebec's ski resorts, so you can see where Maximise stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!

Season Passes

Maximise 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 Maximise. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Maximise's website.

Lodging Options

There are numerous options to stay at Maximise around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.

Maximise Terrain Overview

Maximise has a total of 1 ski trails, which are serviced by 1 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Maximise is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 6 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 2 hectares, 0 square miles, or 0 square kilometers.

Trails
Total Runs
1
Ski Lift
Lifts
1
Skier
Skiable Acres
6(0 km2)
Snow
Annual Snowfall
N/A

Maximise Elevation

Maximise has a summit elevation of 1,400 feet, or 427 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 1,200 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 200 feet (61 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.

Maximise has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.

Mountain Summit
Summit Elevation
1,400'(427 m)
Vertical Drop
Vertical Drop
200'(61 m)
Mountain base
Base Elevation
1,200'(366 m)

Maximise Difficulty Level

Score
Difficulty Score
0out of 100
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Maximise is an extremely beginner-friendly ski area. It is in fact one of the easiest ski slopes in all of North America, ranking in the bottom 10% of overall difficulty. This is due to it having 0% of its trails are rated as "beginner", and a vertical drop of only 200 feet.

 DID YOU KNOW?

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

Maximise has 6 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.

Since Maximise is an extremely beginner-friendly ski area, it has 0% of its trails are rated as "beginner-level". 0% trails are rated as intermediate.
Green Circle
Beginner
0%(0 acres)

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.

Blue Square
Intermediate
0%(0 acres)

Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.

Black Diamond
Expert
0%(0 acres)

Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.

Is Maximise good for beginners?

Maximise 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. 0% of its trails are rated as "beginner".

Maximise Location

Maximise is located in the province of Quebec, Canada. This ski area is nearest the town of Ste-Agathe, QC.

Address:
Ste-Agathe, QC J8C 2 Canada
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Website:
imaximise.com

GPS Coordinates:
46.06800, -74.30600

Getting to Maximise

By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Maximise), its coordinates of 46.06800, -74.30600 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Ste-Agathe, 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 Maximise.

NameCodeCityDistance
Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International AirportYULMontréal, QC80 km
Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International AirportYOWOttawa, ON134 km
Quebec Jean Lesage International AirportYQBQuebec, QC237 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 Maximise.

NameCodeCityDistance
Mont-Tremblant International AirportYTMLa Macaza, QC53 km
Montréal / Saint-Hubert AirportYHUMontréal, QC92 km
Ottawa / Gatineau AirportYNDGatineau, QC115 km

There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Maximise, 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 Maximise.

NameLocationSummitDifficulty ScoreDistance
Mont Alta, QC0 ft0%6 km
Vallée BleueVal-David, QC1,419 ft36%8 km
Belle NeigeVal-Morin, QC1,515 ft36%10 km
Mont AvalancheSaint-Adolphe-d'Howard, QC1,820 ft31%11 km
Mont Sainte-SauvageVal-Morin, QC1,650 ft15%14 km
Mont BlancSaint-Faustin-Lac-Carré, QC1,902 ft49%14 km
Ski ChanteclerSainte-Adèle, QC1,499 ft45%16 km
Sommet Morin HeightsMorin-Heights, QC1,523 ft41%19 km
Sommet GabrielSainte-Adèle, QC1,420 ft50%20 km
Sommet OlympiaPiedmont, QC1,523 ft36%22 km
Mont HabitantSaint-Sauveur, QC1,151 ft34%23 km
Sommet Saint-SauveurSaint-Sauveur, QC1,365 ft48%24 km
Versant AvilaPiedmont, QC1,365 ft53%24 km
Ski La RéserveSaint-Donat-de-Montcalm, QC2,297 ft52%26 km
Great DivideMarysville, MT7,210 ft54%27 km
Mont TremblantMont-Tremblant, QC2,871 ft62%27 km
Ski GarceauSaint-Donat-de-Montcalm, QC2,350 ft40%31 km
Ski MontcalmLanaudière, QC1,115 ft27%37 km
Val Saint-CômeSaint-Côme, QC1,968 ft39%41 km
Groupe Plein Air TerrebonneTerrebonne, QC100 ft0%64 km
Mont RigaudRigaud, QC571 ft41%67 km
Ski Saint-BrunoSaint-Bruno-de-Montarville, QC574 ft20%94 km
Mont Ste-MarieLac-Sainte-Marie, QC1,811 ft47%122 km
Sommet EdelweissWakefield, QC1,148 ft32%128 km
Val-MauricieShawinigan-Sud, QC380 ft5%129 km
Mont CascadesCantley, QC1,286 ft35%131 km
Vallée Du ParcShawinigan, QC1,017 ft39%131 km
VorlageWakefield, QC787 ft33%135 km
Camp FortuneChelsea, QC650 ft38%135 km
Titus MountainMalone, NY2,025 ft36%145 km
BromontBromont, QC1,693 ft41%153 km

Maximise Mountain Stats

NameStatistic
Summit Elevation1,400 ft
Base Elevation1,200 ft
Vertical Drop200 ft
Trails1
(0% Beginner,  0% Intermediate,  0% Expert)
Lifts1
Skiable Acres6
Avg. Annual SnowfallN/A inches
Maximise Mountain Stats
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Chris Cagle

I love traveling the United States. I hunt down fantastic places to visit in the summer and great slopes to ski down in the winter. The first national park I ever visited was the Smokies, but since then, I've been to dozens. However, my favorite by far has been Zion.