Push your limits in Outaouais, a region known for its impressive variety of one-of-a-kind activities. There are challenges for every preference and endurance level. Whether you’re an adrenalin junkie, a weekend recreational athlete or somewhere in between, you’re invited to test your skill. We’ve also suggested some “after-challenge” activities for you to enjoy once you’ve successfully completed your challenge. After all, these achievements should be celebrated!
So… are you up for it?
Explore the park’s 200 km of classic cross-country ski trails and 100 km of skate ski trails.
Ski 40 km of cross-country trails around the Fairmont Le Château Montebello and on the golf course.
Bring your X-C ski poles to help you tackle 13.7 km of off-trail snowshoeing, and take a break on Sisyphus Rock!
Explore 13 km of groomed snowshoe trails, and climb the 18-metre observation tower for a panoramic view.
Drive your own dog team and sleep in a shelter in the woods, or even out under the stars!
Be a musher for a day and discover the beauty of the Petite-Nation. Spend the night in a prospector tent deep in the forest.
February 17–19, 2017
Sign up for classic or skate skiing races from 5K to 51K.
February 10–12, 2017
- Join your fellow cross-country enthusiasts and ski 160K in two days.
- Ski as much or as little of the trail as you like: build your own route from among 10 sections of about 15K each.
March 11, 2017
Join this one-day endurance ski on a unique and historical trail between Mont-Tremblant and Montebello (options of 41.4K to 102.3K).
February 18, 2017
Join this annual gathering of Quebec snowshoers, from novices to experts.
Take the Barbegazi Challenge, a 5K or 10K snowshoe race in Gatineau Park.
Register for the 10K or 20K fat bike race.
Practise your spins on the world’s largest skating rink.
Skate through the heart of downtown Gatineau.
Trade those chills for thrills! Ziplining, snowshoeing, and tours of the underground cavern with its impressive stalagmites.
Climb the Rocktopia and Walltopia walls, up to 45 feet (14 metres) high.
Boost your adrenalin level: learn to drive a Land Rover over an off-trail obstacle course through the woods.