Tourisme Charlevoix

The 5 summits challenge

The Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix, ZEC Lac au Sable, Grands-Jardins national park, the Mont Grand-Fonds and The Affluent Coop, come together to offer the 5-summit Challenge in Charlevoix!

The Challenge must be completed between June 10 and October 17, 2022.

It is always important to get information from the trail manager before going hiking. Find out the important information to know this year.

  • Mont-du-Lac-des-Cygnes

    The Grands-Jardins National Park, the central area of the biosphere reserve, is a jewel of the region. A very special flora and fauna combined with a view of the Charlevoix astrobleme make this site unique.

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    Photo : Steve Deschênes

  • Mont Grand-Fonds

    Mont Grand-Fonds is a mountain that offers a host of activities in an exceptional natural environment with breathtaking views of the river and the mountains. Climb La Sommet, a superb path culminating at the belvedere of Lac Gravel, and combine it with a descent via La Trappeur.

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    Photo : Mont Grand-Fonds - @snapsbymarc

  • Le Cap Gribane trail

    The Cap Gribane trail leads to the refuge of the cap and given its lenght, is aimed,at experienced hikers. You will discover six belvederes on the St. Lawrence River and the Archipelago of the Montmagny Islands.

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  • Mont À Peine

    Mont À Peine is a new trail suitable for hiking! Shorter than the other peaks with 6 km, it offers a spectacular view of the formation of the bay of La Malbaie. It is also closer to the welcome area than Menaud or Mont Élie.

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    Photo : Raphaël Bilodeau

  • Mont à Ligori

    The Mont Ligori gathers the Gabrielle-Roy trail and the Ancestrale trail during 15,4-km difficult level trail. From the start, the trail features a fairly steep climb followed by a path with lush vegetation. Upon arrival at the Liguori shelter, take in the unmatched view of the river!

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    Photo : Jean-François Bergeron

  • The Mystery of Charlevoix

    The 5 Summits Challenge adds a little spice to the 2022 edition! This year, you will find enigmas to solve on each peak to access Mont Mystère and have a chance to win more prizes.

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