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Shared Season Passes: Quebec Leaders in Night Skiing Want to Give Downhillers ‘Broader Experiences’

Travelers Today       By    Shari Ann Solano

Updated: Dec 22, 2015 11:31 AM EST

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Groupe Mont Saint-Sauveur and Bromont, montagne d'expériences (that is the region's new name), both not exactly an hour's drive from Montreal, are co-working on a shared pass for the first time. Option Northeast, new for the 2015-2016 seasons, is a noteworthy snowcapped skiing deal and an available approach to expand skiers' encounters to both the Eastern Townships and the Laurentians.

Option Northeast is another supplement you can add to a current season passes that will cost $20 to $60, depending upon when you purchase, and for what ski days and times. Skiers and riders who select in will have entry to Bromont and the six associated mountains of Groupe Mont Saint-Sauveur.

With 69 percent of its 143 trails and meadows prepared for after-dim rushes, Bromont has the most night-skiing and snowboarding territory in North America. It has turned into a social centre point with its almost throughout the night Nuits Blanches when the lifts keep running until 2 a.m. and the bar until 3 a.m. The ever-dynamic Bromont changed its name for the 2015-2016 season to Bromont, montagne d'expériences to better mirror its assortment of year-round sports; including mountain biking and a water park in summer.

Mont Saint-Sauveur likewise is solid on night-skiing and aprèsski at T-BAR-70, or more it is a fave of juniors for its innovative snow school and the Rockstar MSS Snoprk, a gnarly obstacle course. During the mid-year, there are all the more downhill thrills- tobogganing on The Viking track and zip-lining on The Dragon.

The 2014-2015 Quebec ski seasons checked 5.9 million skier visits, of which 17 percent are from outside the area. The Quebec Ski Areas Association (ASSQ) reports 1.4 million, or 22 percent, of Quebec's inhabitants who are 15 years and more seasoned are dynamic skiers and snowboarders, making elevated activity the No. 1 winter action. Snowboarders are around 20 percent of the business sector.

The ASSQ doesn't check youths, however ski ranges welcome an expected 160,000 extra juniors somewhere around five and 15 years of age, making the total evaluated of skiers and riders around 1.5 million. The ski business created $800 million in monetary advantages during the 2013-2014 season, and $137 million in common and government charge incomes, with a yearly finance of about $367 million and what might as well be called 12,000 full-time occupations. The $800 million speaks to 6.4 percent of Quebec's total tourism GDP.

The figures are from a study charged by the ASSQ and keep running by Michel Archambault, educator emeritus of the school of administration at UQAM.

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