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Skiing conditions

Complete details of today's ski conditions

TODAY, 25 June 2019

18°c

Overcast

EVENING 19 °c
TOMORROW 23°c

40, Chemin du Mont Owl’s Head
Mansonville (Québec) J0E 1X0 Canada

Hiking

HIKING TRAILS TRAVERSING A MIXED FOREST

All roads (or in this case, trails) lead to the summit, which has a 540-metre average elevation. Little frequented, the mountain offers a vigorous hike in nature with, as its final reward, the view of lake Memphremagog and Vermont. Leashed dogs are permitted.

Breathtaking view at the summit

Everyone agrees: the view from the summit of our mountain will take your breath away! Admire the panoramic vista of the lake below and the surrounding mountains of Jay Peak, Éléphant and Orford. Hikers have the choice of 2.8 km, 3.5 km or 5 km loops. Along the way, you could spot birds of prey here and there, such as turkey vultures and eagles, as well as all sorts of other wildlife.

A 150-year-old historic trail

Many decades ago, the Abenaki peoples used this trail to reach the summit of Owl’s Head. The Freemasons also took virtually the same route to get to their mountaintop lodge. The Abénakis-Maçonnique trail pays tribute to our history as it winds through the forested mountainside. The trailhead is located by the ski lodge at the base of the slopes. The terrain can be steep in spots and, after rain, very slippery.

Opening hours
Our trails are open every day from sunrise to sunset. Spring openings and fall closings depend on the weather. Please contact us ahead of time to check.
Rates

Trail access is free of charge at all times.

List of trails
L’Échappée (1,2 km)
Linear – Intermediate


Abénakis-Maçonnique (2 km)
Linear – Intermediate


Chalet (3,2 km)
Loop – Advanced


Panorama (5,4 km)
Loop – Advanced
Mountain safety
Owl’s Head trails are not monitored and we are not responsible for your safety. It’s up to you to ensure that you have the proper skills, abilities and appropriate equipment for hiking. In case of emergency, dial 911.
Dogs allowed
You may bring your faithful canine companion as long as it is leashed at all times.

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