Ski Resort Life

Almanac: Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada


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You could pedal for days along Le P’tit Train du Nord¿a 200-kilometer linear park.

Fore! Book ahead if you want to play the local courses; tee-times get taken early. Call (888) 736-2526 for Le Géant or Le Diable; (800) 567-6767 for La Belle and La Bête.

RejuvenationBook the “Cadillac” of massages¿a Vichy shower massage¿so nicknamed because a therapist gives you a Swedish massage while five water jets needle you. Call Le Spa at Château Mont Tremblant (819) 681-7680.

Refueling Station For raclette or fondue, visit La Savoie (819-681-4573). For creative French cuisine, dine at Aux Truffes (819-681-4544). For local ambiance and grilled fare, it’s Auberge Sauvignon (819-425-5466) in Mont Tremblant village.

On The Town Fine wines, scotches, local cheeses and pâté are the fuel at La Grappe au vin, a local bar that has a cigar bar on the second floor. Sleeping In Book at the Château Mont Tremblant (800-441-1414) for luxury hotel rooms, or Le Lodge de la Montagne (888-736-2526) for deluxe condos. For less expensive, smaller condos, go to Les Chouettes (888-736-2526). (Don’t forget: Your dollar is worth more in Canada, so this is your chance to live large.)

On A Rainy Day Swing like Tarzan¿or Jane¿into the indoor pool at La Source, a 16,000-square-foot aqua park, resembling a Laurentian forest lake. Summer Festivals Listen to the blues and smooth jazz played by dozens of individual artists and bands during the Sixth Annual International Blues Festival, July 29-Aug. 1. From June 27-29, Tremblant hosts the Export ‘A’ Skins Game¿a duel between four golf legends who battle it out on the greens of Le Diable for huge sums of money.

Information Tremblant Resort, 3005 Chemin Principal, Mont Tremblant, Quebec JOT1Z0; (888) 736-2526 or (819) 681-2000;