Trails and Snow conditions

Following information reflects general trail conditions that may prevails for a specific sector. Those conditions may change rapidly depending on temperature, snow accumulation and traffic. Also they may vary within the same sector from one section to another. For these reasons, Tourisme Lanaudière cannot be held responsible for actual conditions.

Conditions are normally updated on Monday and Thursday, each week.

For detailed trail conditions of the moment for a specific area, you should always call the snowmobile club’s representatives or other sources in that region before leaving.


Sectors

Last update: 11-02-2016 Sector 1 A Lanaudière

Manawan

General conditions
  • Excellent
State of trails
  • New snow, good ground coverage
Notice to users

Trails surfaced with 10 cm of new snow.

Last update: 10-02-2016 Sector 1 B Lanaudière

Sainte-Émélie-de-L'Énergie, Saint-Zénon, Saint-Michel-des-Saints, Réserve faunique Mastigouche

General conditions
  • Excellent
State of trails
  • New snow, hard base
Notice to users
  • Trail # 33 from l'Auberge du Lac Taureau to Rivière du Milieu bridge (7km) : CLOSED, bypassing via local trail. 
  • May be more difficult in some slopes 
Last update: 11-02-2016 Sector 2 Lanaudière

Chertsey, Saint-Donat, Saint-Côme, Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci

General conditions
  • Acceptable to excellent
State of trails
  • New snow, hard base, good ground coverage
Notice to users

Saint-Donat sector

  • Lac Ouareau : closed

Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci sector 

  • From Bar Léo in Rawdon, trails #43-310 : impracticable 
  • Local trail #10 : impracticable 

Last update: 11-02-2016 Sector 3 Lanaudière

Rawdon, Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez

General conditions
  • Acceptable to excellent
State of trails
  • New snow
Notice to users

Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez sector 

Be careful, lack of snow and rocks at some places.

Last update: 11-02-2016 Sector 4 Lanaudière

Saint-Félix-de-Valois, Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Saint-Jean-de-Matha, Mandeville

General conditions
  • Good
State of trails
  • New snow, icy base
Notice to users

Saint-Jean-de-Matha, Saint-Félix-de-Valois sector

Ice in moutains and curves, be careful. 

Sainte-Béatrix sector

Rivers are safe and mesured. Some rocks in mountain. Be careful. 


Last update: 11-02-2016 Sector 5 Lanaudière

Crabtree, Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Joliette, Saint-Ambroise, Saint-Paul

General conditions
  • Acceptable
State of trails
  • Hard base
Notice to users

Minimal conditions, icy curves and receding border. 

Last update: 08-02-2016 Sector 6 Lanaudière

L'Assomption, Saint-Lin-Laurentides, L'Épiphanie, Saint-Roch-l'Achigan, Sainte-Julienne

General conditions
  • Acceptable to good
State of trails
  • Icy base, hard base
Notice to users

Attention! Some sectors are slightly uncovered.

Also, be careful on rivers, recent conditions have decreased thickness.

Last update: 11-02-2016 Secteur 7 Lanaudière

Berthierville, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint-Cuthbert, Saint-Thomas

General conditions
  • Excellent
State of trails
  • New snow, good ground coverage
Notice to users

The crossing to the Berthier-Sorel ferry is impracticable.

Last update: 11-02-2016 Sector 8 Mauricie Club Armony

Louiseville, Yamachiche, Saint-Paulin, Trois-Rivières

General conditions
  • Excellent
State of trails
  • Good ground coverage
Notice to users

 All trails are in good condition except those ones :

  • Trail # 63 for Coconut and Les Suites de Laviolette is still closed, lack of snow
  • Trail # 3 in Yamachiche and Louiseville sectors  is still closed, lack of snow. 

 

Last update: 08-02-2016 Sector 9 Mauricie Club de motos-neige du comté de Champlain

Saint-Maurice, Batiscan, Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade, Saint-Stanislas

General conditions
  • Acceptable
State of trails
  • Icy base
Notice to users


Last update: 08-02-2016 Sector 10 Mauricie Club de motoneige Mastigouche

Saint-Alexis-des-Monts

General conditions
  • Good
State of trails
  • Good ground coverage
Notice to users

A little ice at some places, be careful! 

Last update: 11-02-2016 Sector 11 Mauricie Club de motos-neige de la Mauricie

Shawinigan, Grand-Mère, Saint-Tite, Lac-aux-Sables

General conditions
  • Good
State of trails
  • New snow, good ground coverage
Notice to users

Stay between the tags on rivers, caution is advised.

Last update: 11-02-2016 Sector 12 Mauricie Club de motoneige de Mattawin

Grandes-Piles, Trois-Rives, Mattawin

General conditions
  • Excellent
State of trails
  • New snow, good ground coverage
Notice to users
The trail M19 on the Saint-Maurice River is signaled for 20 km. From Camping Mékinac, the trail follows the one for ATVs (shared with them for about 30 km) which arrived in Saint-Joseph-de-Mékinac. Thereafter, we must take the trail # 360 (East or West).
Last update: 08-02-2016 Sector 13 Mauricie Club moto-neige La Tuque

La Tuque

General conditions
  • Excellent
State of trails
  • Icy base, good ground coverage
Notice to users


Last update: 10-02-2016 Sector 14 Mauricie Club motoneige Alliance du Nord

Parent, Clova, Réservoir Gouin

General conditions
  • Good
State of trails
  • Good ground coverage
Notice to users

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