SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE 
You must be on the starting line 20 minutes
prior to the beginning of your race. Keep an eye on our website
since schedule may change, depending on the weather conditions.
8H5019KM SNOW SHOEING
9h38KM CLASSIC
9h1045KM CLASSIC
9h2038KM SKATE
9h3045KM SKATE
9h4020KM CLASSIC
9h5020KM SKATE
10h25 KM CLASSIC
10h 1025 KM SKATE
10h2012KM CLASSIC
10h3012KM SKATE
10H 40 SNOW SHOEING (12KM & 7KM)
10h45“Petit Tour“
15h à 17h30 Lunch at the “Hangar de la Zone Portuaire“
16h30- Closing ceremony
- Door prizes
- Medal ceremony and “Circuit des Maîtres“ prizes.


SKIER AND SNOW SHOER PACKET PICKUP

Les participants pourront cueillir leur dossard :

  •  Le samedi 16 mars entre 7h et 9h, au parc National des Monts-Valin.
  • Vous devez avoir votre confirmation d’inscription pour récupérer votre dossard.

COURSE

Huit parcours de ski de fond sont offerts, en style libre ou classique. Le 45 et le 38 km font le tour géographique de la montagne, révélant des points de vue à couper le souffle. Les parcours du 12, du 20 et du 25 sont au pied du mont Valin, tout près du Centre d’interprétation et de services du parc.

45 km : Course leveled over four meters wide and marked along its entire length. Requires strength and endurance since altitude varies from 230 to 720 meters.

38 km : Same as the 45 km, minus a loop of 12 km on the piedmont. Less demanding, but still aimed at seasoned skiers.

25 km : Consist in three loops of 12 km followed by a 7km one and a 5km one. Beautiful panoramas in prime.

20 & 12 km : Remaining on the piedmont but still offering great viewpoints. If you prefer snow shoeing, you’ve got three options.

Petit Tour: The “Petit Tour“, for beginners and future athletes. A 2.8km loop that you can perform one, two or three times, depending on the chosen distance.

Deux circuits de raquettes,

7 km : Whether race or walk, this course will make you discover a beautiful view on the mountain, from the piedmont. Without any specific difficulties, fun is guaranteed.

12 km : Race. A little more demanding but with a gorgeous view in return.

Time cap is of 5 hours to complete the 38 km distance and 6 hours for the 45km. At any time, the competition organisation reserves the right to remove a skier or snowshoer who may not achieve this goal.

The “Petit Tour“, for beginners and future athletes. A 2.8km loop that you can perform one, two or three times, depending on the chosen distance.

UPLOAD COURSES

Snow shoeing

6KM – 12KM – 19 KM

Cross-country skiing

Tous les parcours

 

UPLOAD COURSES PROFILES

Snow shoeing
6KM – 12KM19 KM

Cross-country skiing
3KM12KM20KM25KM38KM45KM
* Thanks to SÉPAQ

 


 

SECURITY

Sauvetage 02, a specialized organisation, is responsible for the event security. It is assisted by a crew to close the course, by Caribou-Conscrits snowmobile Club and “Radios amateurs Saguenay“ Club.

Every course is marked all the way and every hazard zones are identified. Five relays are in place along the course and the distance between each of them is about 8km. At each relay, a first aid team (Sauvetage 02) is there, ready to react in case of emergency. Relays are in communication at all time with the operations center thanks to Radio Amateur Saguenay. They are as well in communication with an emergency center where a doctor and nurses are in place. Caribou-Conscrits snowmobile Club controls the security on slopes and assure security along the course.

To make sure courses are easily identified, every distance correspond to a color, which is displayed all along the way. It is the participant responsibility to know his/her course color.:

SKIING

12 km = Blue
20 km = Orange
25 km = Vert
38 km = Yellow
45 km = Red

Petit tour = Purple

SNOW SHOEING

7 km = Brun
12 km = Green


RELAYS

Skiing : Five heated relays are in place along the course where you will find water, beuverages and snacks.

En raquette: Il y a aucun  ravitaillement.


TRAINING

TRAINING    
WeekDay 1Day 2Day 3Total
112 KM18 KM15 KM45 KM
2
14 KM20 KM15 KM49 KM
316 KM22 KM22 KM60 KM
418 KM25 KM24 KM67 KM
520 KM28 KM28 KM76 KM
620 KM28 KM35 KM83 KM
720 KM30 KM40 KM90 KM
Week before the Tour10 KM10 KM0 KM20 KM

Here is a realistic training program to help disciplined skiers to finish the 45 km at the Tour du mont Valin. Get ready!


STAYING

Make your reservation at one of our partners’ hotel:

  • Hôtel le Montagnais
    For information or reservation, go online www.lemontagnais.qc.ca or call 1-800-463-9160 (no fees) or 418-543-1521(local).
  • L’Auberge le Parasol : Call 418-543-7771
  • By making your reservation with one of our partners, you support your event, the Tour du mont Valin.
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