The exceptional setting of the Madeleine Mines is where Ski Chic-Chocs
offers guided backcountry activities. (Catskiing with skis or snowboards, backcountry touring and snowshoe treks at the summits). Ski Chic-Chocs
has developped an expertise in winter adventure tourism and training. They are leaders in guided backcountry winter adventures and in specialized mountain skills trainings. Because of their experienced guides and their equipment, they are able to offer a safe environment for practicing winter sports in the Chic-Choc Nature Preserve as well as the Gaspésie Provincial Park. They became exclusive suppliers of guided backcountry winter services for the SEPAQ in the Gaspe Provincial Park in 2008 as well as members of Adventure Ecotourism Quebec (AEQ). They have a unique arrangement with the SEPAQ and offer the only mecanized access to one of the best alpine terrains in the Northeast. They have a machine capable of transporting guests from the door of the Gîte du Mt-Albert (Mount Albert Wilderness Lodge) to the best winter playground paradise around for a snowshoe day at the summits.