Mont Kanasuta Ski Center
It is located in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec. The Mont Kanasuta Ski Center offers outdoor enthusiasts a day of guaranteed enjoyment. It is only 20 minutes away from Rouyn-Noranda and is a perfect destination to practice different winter sport activities. The resort is a preferred spot by snowboard and ski lovers because more than 60 percent of its snow covering is natural. In addition, its trails are all groomed to perfection. Skiing season is from the middle of December to early April.
The ski center in Mount Kanasuta started operations in the 1980s, but the ski area has long been popular to skiers in the surrounding areas because of the large amount of snowfall it receives every year. Since its launch, the ski area has since been the focal point of efforts of local organizations to teach skiing and to develop the skiing potential of interested people.
The resort has a total 117 acres or 47.4 hectares of skiable terrain. The highest accessible point in the resort is 147 meters or 482.3 feet up. Annual snowfall averages at 120 inches (47.2 centimeters). There are a total 11 runs with 80 percent of the terrain more appropriate for experienced skiers.
Many guests in the ski center are experienced skiers. Snowboarding as well as Alpine skiing is actually the main activities of Mount Kanasuta Ski Center. However, they also have snowshoeing trails to satisfy all the fans of winter activities. Those who love snowmobile have their own trail, which leads to the resort’s station. Some of their slopes are open for night skiing. Their terrain parks have ski jumps, which are often used for freestyle competitions. One of the services offered in this resort is Alpine skiing and snowboarding school. They have lessons for beginners that are taught and demonstrated by their friendly professional instructors. Kids aging 5-16 can enroll to their program, MASA (Minor Alpine Skiing Association). The program aims to train and teach kids with different skills and techniques to make them avid skiers in a span of five months. If you are with kids, this place is a convenient pick because children below 6 years old are free of charge. They are open for family and school group reservations.
Make sure all your equipment is complete before taking the adventure to prevent injuries and discomfort. If you are a novice, complete your gear and equipment by renting at the Rental Boutique. They also have snow boards and blades available. Keep your things safe and protected by getting either a small locker at $55 or a large one at $65. The best advantage of the lockers is that you will not need to carry all your equipments to and from the hill.
After a long, tiring day, skiers and riders can grab a snack or refreshment from Mount Kanasuta’s bar or restaurant. Their food establishments serve breakfast, light meals, beverages, and snacks like sandwiches and pizza.
Enjoying winter activities with family and friends is definitely unsurpassed when you’re at Mount Kanasuta Ski Center. Well-groomed slopes, long trails, friendly staffs, and great atmosphere are all right here.