Tourisme Charlevoix

Mont Élie Trail


The trail begins at the Lac à l’Est and climbs Mont Élie over nearly 8 km (one way) and represents a intermediate/advanced level of difficultyThere is a refuge at Lac Éclair at the 6th km. Signage provides guidance to hikers and the summit unfolds breathtaking views. The Zec leases a yurt located at Lac à l’Est.


Via the welcome center of the Zec du Lac-au-Sable in Clermont. The 35 km gravel route from the welcome center to the start of the trail is accessible by car. Directional signs are available on the route.

Technical informations

  • Distance 16 km
  • Duration 4 to 6h
  • Level Intermediate
  • Access

    • Hiking
  • Specifications

    • Refuge
    • Picnic area
    • Bathroom
    • Camping
  • Nearby cities

    • Clermont 7.4km
    • La Malbaie 13.2km


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Contact informations

105, chemin des Marais
Clermont (QC) G4A 1B1

  418 439-4122

Visit the official site of Zec du Lac au Sable


Reception station

  • Mid-May to mid-November


  • Cash
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  • Visa

Daily rate

  • $10 per vehicle

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