Established in ? the Canadian ski resort Mont Orford lies at 305 metres altitude in the Québec region of the Canadian ?. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 853m the area is not snow sure. Over 25 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers ?km of trails, which equates to around 85 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Mont Orford is Montréal at a distance of 110km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
A year-round multi-sports and leisure centre which in winter is based around Village Mont Orford which has high calibre ski-in accommodation options. The town of Magog (10 minutes drive) contains many more facilities.
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View our detailed Mont Orford snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Mont Orford snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||C$283 - C$283|
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Mont Orford trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||4.1km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Mont Orford area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Mont Orford ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 540m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 32% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 75% intermediate, 20% advanced slopes and 5% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
The Canadian resort is also known as Al Des Roches, Mont Giroux, Mont Orford and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Mont Orford slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Mont Orford has slopes facing ?.
Rating for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Mont Orford ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Mont Orford Ski School and has 100 teachers teaching in English, French and taking students from a minimum age of ?.? www.mt-orford.com/ 8436548
Mont Orford for beginners gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Mont Orford for intermediates gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Mont Orford for expert skiers gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Mont Orford for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Mont Orford snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Mont Orford: 56km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 56km Intermediate XC Trails: 0km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: Y Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Mont Orford snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 1 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 10 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 0
Mont Orford non skiing facilities also include Ice Fishing, Squash .