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Mont Orford, Canada

Mont Orford ski holidays

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.

SNO-man says

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.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 18 runs ?km
32%  Intermediate Trails
 13 runs ?km
75% 
Advanced Trails
 8 runs ?km
20%  Expert Trails
 15 runs ?km
5% 

Resort and Holiday Stats

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.

Beginners
Intermediate
Advanced/Expert
Snowboarders
Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Snow-Sure
Ambience
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) C$283 - C$283
Traditional Ski Village / Purpose Built Ski Resort
Resort OpensDec 2020
Resort ClosesApr 2021
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs ?km
total length of Mont Orford trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 4.1km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation ?
direction Mont Orford area faces
Top Altitude 853m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 305m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 305m
centre of Mont Orford ski resort
Vertical Drop 540m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 540m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

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Skiing in Mont Orford

56 pistes and trails means approximately ?km of runs. 8 Mont Orford lifts have capacity to transport 11400 per hour. The longest run in the Canadian ski resort is over 4.1km.

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    

Snowboarding in Mont Orford

Of the 8 ski lifts, 2 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Mont Orford is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Mont Orford Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

6 apres ski bars 12 restaurants 0 bowling 2 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 10 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 1 fishing 1 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Ice Fishing, Squash .

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Mont Orford" by any other name

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    

Main Ski School in Mont Orford

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    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Mont Orford

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

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Mont Orford

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 .


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