Departure : Charlevoix’s welcoming area atop the Massif
Sleeping arrangement: Abattis in refuge
Distance covered : 5 km
Duration: approximately 2 to 3 hours
Sleeping arrangement : Lac Gauthier in refuge
Distance covered : 7.5 km
Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours
Arrival : Charlevoix’s welcoming area atop the Massif
Distance covered : 2.5 km
Duration: 1 hour
Principal access – for registration
From Baie-Saint-Paul, take Boulevard 138 Ouest heading for Québec City to Saint-Tite-des-Caps. The welcoming area is on your right at the corner of rue Leclerc shortly after passing the Dépanneur Esso.
Charlevoix Welcome Centre (winter only) – trail departure
From Baie-Saint-Paul, take Route 138 Ouest heading for Québec City to Chemin du Massif on the left. Drive 2 km on Chemin du Massif, the Charlevoix’s welcoming area for the Sentier des Caps is on your left.
It is always important to get information from the trail manager before going hiking.