Tourisme Charlevoix

Refuge La Faille



Day 1
Departure: P1, winter parking lot, in Saint-Tite-des-Caps
Sleeping arrangement: La Faille in refuge or camping
Distance covered: 4.2 km
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
Note: Should you feel like continuing once you have reached the Refuge La Faille, leave your backpack at the refuge and go explore the next lookout towards Cap-Tourmente without carrying extra weight. The lookout towering over Anse-de-la-Montée-du-Lac is a 4 km round trip. A trek of Anse-de-la-Montée-du-Lac going down to the river represents a difficult 4 km round trip.

Day 2
Arrival: P1, winter parking lot, in Saint-Tite-des-Caps
A Trail: Returning by the Anse-de-la-Montée-du-Lac trail  

  • Distance covered: 4.5 km;
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours.

B Trail: After 2.5 km, head to the De la Chute trail (4.6 km) or the Du Cap Rouge trail (5.3 km).

  • Distance covered: 9.1 or 9.8 km;
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours.

Principal access

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)

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.

Technical informations

  • Distance 13.3 km
  • Duration 2 days
  • Level Difficult
  • Access

    • Snowshoeing
  • Specifications

    • Welcome pavilion
    • Parking
    • Bathroom
    • Refuge
    • Camping
    • Belvedere
  • Nearby cities

    • Petite-Rivière-Saint-François 36km
    • Baie-Saint-Paul 44,5km

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Contact informations

Charlevoix Welcome Centre,
61 chemin du Massif, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François

1 866 823-1117

  418 823-1117

Documentation About Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix – SnowshoeingVisit the official site of Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix – Snowshoeing

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