Trails and Snow conditions

*** 15 December 2016 - 10 to 15 cm of snow is expected on the country of the snowmobile during the weekend of 17-18 December. Conditions will be changing by Monday. ***

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: 12-01-2017 Sector 1 A Lanaudière

Manawan

General conditions
  • Good
State of trails
  • Wet snow
Notice to users


Last update: 13-01-2017 Sector 1 B Lanaudière

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

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

Icy at some places. 

Last update: 13-01-2017 Sector 2 Lanaudière

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

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

Saint-Côme snowmobile club 

Trail #343 open. Be careful, still forestry work up north of the parc des Chutes-à-Bull.

Last update: 12-01-2017 Sector 3 Lanaudière

Rawdon, Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez

General conditions
  • Acceptable
State of trails
  • Wet snow, icy base
Notice to users


Last update: 12-01-2017 Sector 4 Lanaudière

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

General conditions
  • Good to acceptable
State of trails
  • Good ground coverage, wet snow
Notice to users

Snowmobile club Guillaume-Tell 

The trails are only packed at the moment because of the rain. The trails will be surfed again Friday night, January 13.


Last update: 12-01-2017 Sector 5 Lanaudière

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

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


Last update: 13-01-2017 Sector 6 Lanaudière

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

General conditions
  • Good
State of trails
  • Hard base, icy base, granular base
Notice to users

Snowmobile club Bon Vivant 


Certain portions of trails are devoid of snow, presence of plowing.


Snowmobile club Bon Air 


Local trail to New Glasgow will no longer be maintained due to loss of right-of-way.


ATTENTION: the river at Saint-Roch is not practicable. Signalisation incomplete, be careful!


Snowmobile club Sainte-Julienne


Icy at some places. 

Last update: 13-01-2017 Secteur 7 Lanaudière

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

General conditions
  • Very good
State of trails
  • Hard base
Notice to users

Trail # 43: crossing Saint-Ignace/Berthier is open and marked on the river, important to follow the trail.

Last update: 09-01-2017 Sector 8 Mauricie Club Armony

Louiseville, Yamachiche, Saint-Paulin, Trois-Rivières

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


Last update: 10-01-2017 Sector 9 Mauricie Club de motos-neige du comté de Champlain

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

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


Last update: 13-01-2017 Sector 10 Mauricie Club de motoneige Mastigouche

Saint-Alexis-des-Monts

General conditions
  • Good
State of trails
  • Wet snow
Notice to users

Trails will be groomed Friday and Saturday night. Be careful! 

Last update: 12-01-2017 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
Notice to users

No surfacing since 2 days because of the temperature too high. Take note that the M19 trail is open and marked.

Last update: 12-01-2017 Sector 12 Mauricie Club de motoneige de Mattawin

Grandes-Piles, Trois-Rives, Mattawin

General conditions
  • Good
State of trails
  • Wet snow
Notice to users

Trails will be groomed on Friday 13, in the evening. 

Rivière Saint-Maurice is marked, smowmobilers stay close to the tags.


*** Important ***


Forestry work will take place on trail # 73 between La Tuque and Rivière-à-Pierre. A detour of 30 km is planned by trails # 355 and LT2 via Relais du Trappeur.

Last update: 09-01-2017 Sector 13 Mauricie Club moto-neige La Tuque

La Tuque

General conditions
  • Very good
State of trails
  • Hard base
Notice to users


*** Important ***


Forestry work will take place on trail # 73 between La Tuque and Rivière-à-Pierre. A detour of 30 km is planned by trails # 355 and LT2 via Relais du Trappeur.


The reconstruction of the bridge of Rivière aux Eaux Mortes will take place during the week of January 2 to 10 and will result in the complete closure of trail #355 between Saint-Joseph-de-Mékinac and La Tuque.



Last update: 12-01-2017 Sector 14 Mauricie Club motoneige Alliance du Nord

Parent, Clova, Réservoir Gouin

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

*** Important ***


Des travaux forestiers auront lieu sur le sentier #73 entre La Tuque et Rivière-à-Pierre. Un détour de 30 km est prévu par les sentiers #355 et LT2 via le relais du Trappeur. 

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