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by: Louis Botta - 26th March 2019

  • 5
  • 3Beginner
  • 5Intermediate
  • 5Expert
  • 5All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 5Family Friendly
  • 3Aprés Ski
  • Terrain Park
  • 5Overall Value
Challenging mountain, friendly, great snow, SPECTACULAR views
Lack of signage, no souvenir shop

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Came over on the heels of the mid-March Nor'easter that hit New England and the Maritimes. We skied Owl's Nest on our second day, and the conditions were perfect. Everything was open, amazing glades, high-pitched steeps, and delicious cruisers. The high-speed quad allowed access to challenging terrain and Owl's head doesn't prevaricate when they rate a trail, no grading inflation. The black diamonds were REALLY black diamonds. The Blues were really blues. We found this ski area to be a perfect place for a family. The cafeteria is well suited and has some very good dishes. Lots of room downstairs to change and store belongings. Outstanding views from the terrace overlooking the slopes. And the mountain Our concerns were first, the lack of signage, especially at the intersection of blacks and double blacks where someone could make a serious mistake. Second, there were no large map displays at top of lifts except in one lift serving blues and greens. And the guest services desk had no maps, just Xerox copies of their website map that was hardly readable. Lastly, neither the ski shop nor the guest service had any type of sourvenirs, stickers etc. With such an outstanding mountain, they're losing valuable profits..... Overall, worth a trip from the States, and when combined with the other three resorts in the Eastern Townships and the amazing town of Magog, full of life, restaurants and one superb microbrewery, this area merits an entire vacation.

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Displaying 1 - 6 of 19 Resort Reviews

  • Louis Botta (26th March 2019)

    Came over on the heels of the mid-March Nor'easter that hit New England and the Maritimes. We skied Owl's Nest on our...

  • Brendan Brown (22nd March 2019)

    Decided after 24 years living in northern Vermont and skiing Stowe, Smuggs and Jay all the time to cross the boarder and...

  • ABC DEF (2nd March 2019)

    Make sure the chairlifts are all open before spending 2 hours on the road to go to this mountain !!!! On March...

  • J.P. Granger (26th February 2019)

    Uniquely situated on a lake, amazing views similar to Le Massif. Been there a few times this year, definitely going to keep...

  • Jan Brylowski (24th December 2018)

    One of my favorite mountains in the entire province of Quebec. The views are breathtaking, the tickets are very affordable and there's...

  • Pierre D. (29th November 2018)

    We go there at least once a year. Like Tremblant and Le Massif. And its run like an old familly operated mountain,...

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