So mountains can remain a safe winter playground.
Avalanche Québec is a non-for-profit organization dedicated to avalanche safety in Québec. Specialized services and activities include public awareness, information and education on avalanche risks related to winter sports as well as development of expertise and retention in the industry in Eastern Canada through avalanche forecasting in the Chic-Chocs, professional trainings and research support.
900, route du Parc, Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Québec G4V 2E3
Phone: 418 763-5315
Conferences and information booths in school and outdoor events. Customized Avalanche Safety Trainings courses. Film tour during the fall (November) and Avalanche Awareness Days (Spring Break) in Gaspe Peninsula.
Public and visitor information and awareness. Chic-Chocs winter tourism promotion. Avalanche forecast program (December to April). Alpine weather forecast for the Chic-Chocs (December to April).
Avalanche rescue gear. Documents, course manuals and reference books. Chic-Chocs Ski Touring Guidebook.
September to June