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: 23-02-2017 Sector 1 A Lanaudière

Manawan

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


Last update: 27-02-2017 Sector 1 B Lanaudière

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

General conditions
  • Good to excellent
State of trails
  • Good ground coverage, icy base
Notice to users

Can have some water in some places.

CLOSED: Local trail between Pourvoirie Pignon Rouge Mokocan and chemin Manouane (to reach trail # 33). Detour via the trail # 33 (Auberge du Lac Taureau)

Last update: 27-02-2017 Sector 2 Lanaudière

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

General conditions
  • Good to limited
State of trails
  • Wet snow, granular base
Notice to users

Snowmobile club Saint-Donat

CLOSED : Lac Archambault and Lac Ouareau

Snowmobile club Saint-Côme

IMPRATICABLE TRAILS: flooding by sector.

CLOSED: Trail # 343 north of Parc des Chutes-à-Bull due to forestry work.


Last update: 27-02-2017 Sector 3 Lanaudière

Rawdon, Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez

General conditions
  • Impracticable to good
State of trails
  • Hard base, icy base
Notice to users

ATTENTION: Trails in the Rawdon area are impracticable at this time. Dangerous streams and ditches.

Last update: 27-02-2017 Sector 4 Lanaudière

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

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

Beware: there is ice on the side of the mountains.

Snowmobile club Sainte-Béatrix

Presence of earth in the paths, rivers at your risks, presence of water on the ice.

Last update: 27-02-2017 Sector 5 Lanaudière

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

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

Due to the thaw, the trails have not been surfaced for 6 days.

Last update: 27-02-2017 Sector 6 Lanaudière

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

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

Snowmobile Club Bon Vivant
STQ 3 L'Assomption River and L'Achigan River at the Hydro substation: INFRANCHABLE until further notice.

Snowmobile Club Sainte-Julienne 

The trail #333 between ste-julienne and st-esprit CLOSED for the rest of the season at the request of the maple producers. Other trails, the coverage is thin in some places but practicable.

Bon Air Snowmobile Club

The rivers in Saint-Lin and Saint-Roch are IMPRACTICABLE. 

The local trail to New Glasgow is closed and will no longer be maintained due to loss of right-of-way.

Last update: 24-02-2017 Secteur 7 Lanaudière

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

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

CLOSED: trail # 43 of the Saint-Ignace / Berthierville crossing due to the accumulation of water.

Last update: 23-02-2017 Sector 8 Mauricie Club Armony

Louiseville, Yamachiche, Saint-Paulin, Trois-Rivières

General conditions
  • Very good
State of trails
  • Neige mouillée
Notice to users

Caution with gentle temperature the ditches may have dropped. Be careful.

Last update: 27-02-2017 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
  • Hard base, icy base
Notice to users


Last update: 27-02-2017 Sector 10 Mauricie Club de motoneige Mastigouche

Saint-Alexis-des-Monts

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

After thawing, there may be water or ice in some places, so be careful!

Last update: 27-02-2017 Sector 11 Mauricie Club de motos-neige de la Mauricie

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

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


Last update: 23-02-2017 Sector 12 Mauricie Club de motoneige de Mattawin

Grandes-Piles, Trois-Rives, Mattawin

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

Thaw does not allow for the desired surfacing. As soon as the temperature permits, the surfacing will resume. It all depends on the weather of Saturday, predicted rain.

Last update: 27-02-2017 Sector 13 Mauricie Club moto-neige La Tuque

La Tuque

General conditions
  • Very good
State of trails
  • Good ground coverage
Notice to users
Last update: 27-02-2017 Sector 14 Mauricie Club motoneige Alliance du Nord

Parent, Clova, Réservoir Gouin

General conditions
  • Very good
State of trails
  • New snow, icy base
Notice to users
  • Please note that the TQ13 Mitchinamecus Reservoir will be closed until March 1st due to forestry work. 
  • The TQ13 is currently deviated towards a local path towards Lu-Nic to return on the latter.

 

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