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Snowshoeing on the Manicouagan Crater Lake

Snowshoeing on the Manicouagan Crater Lake

Useful tips

  • You can rent snowshoes at the Uapishka Station.

  • It is perfectly normal for the ice to crack.

  • You can usually snowshoe on the Manicouagan Crater Lake by about mid-January. But it is important to check the thickness of the ice.

  • Here is a very interesting tool to visualize the conditions of the Manicouagan Crater Lake in real time using satellite.

  • You can rent VHF radios at the Uapishka Station.

On your own, as a couple, with friends or family, you will experience an intense sense of freedom while snowshoeing on the Manicouagan Crater Lake. You can snowshoe for hours along the vast frozen expanse, enjoying the soothing tranquility of the landscape and a unique northern immersion experience. And if you look in the distance, you will take in the impressive Uapishka (Groulx) mountain range known as one of the largest and highest in Quebec. During winter, the Manicouagan Crater Lake becomes an even more impressive natural site with the cracking sounds of its shifting ice echoing across the landscape.

You can avail yourself of our snowshoe day rental service so as to enjoy an unparalleled northern outdoor experience while crossing the snowy mountain tops or the Manicouagan Crater Lake.

​Find all the answers to your most frequent questions in our FAQ.

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