Mont Orford - Ski Resort and Snow Summary
Mont Orford - Canadian Ski Resort (310m to 850m)
The Canadian Ski Resort of Mont Orford has direct access to 52 individual pistes, served by 8 ski lifts.
The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.
Who is Mont Orford good for?
Mont Orford Ski Area
|56km||Cross Country Pistes|
Mont Orford Ski Area Height
|310m||Resort Altitude (Mont Orford)|
There is an airport within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Mont Orford are perfectly feasible.
Skiing in Mont Orford
The mountain offers something of interest for every level of skier. There is good terrain for
beginners with a magic carpet and another surface lift in the lower part of the slopes. There is some easy terrain on Mt Orford and on Mt Alfred Desrochers.
For intermediates there are nice runs on every side of the resort. A little trick is to ski on the east Giroux side, during the morning and to move on the main mountain after a few runs on Slalom or Sherbrooke.
Advanced skiers also have great trails, such as the steep Maxi, Magnum and Sherbrooke.
Less well known is the incredible extreme terrain on the upper part of Mt Orford and between the two sides of Mt Giroux. Those two zones feature some of the best terrain in Eastern North America with wild glades, classic New England trails and endless skiable lines.
Snowboarding in Mont Orford
Mont Orford offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park.
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Mont Orford in brief
Mont Orford Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Ok for Intermediate Skiers.
Ok for Beginners.
Good for Snowboarding.
Mont Orford Season Dates
Closes : April 19, 2015.
Usual opening - Late Nov.
Usual closing - Mid April.
NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Mont Orford.
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Mont Orford Snow Making
Snowmaking :- Mont Orford is able to augment natural snow, with 25 Snow Cannons.
Mont Orford Ski Lift Capacity
Ski Lift Capacity :- The 8 Ski Lifts of Mont Orford are able to uplift 11,400 skiers / snowboarders per hour.