November has been good to many of us and the pattern to begin December is looking colder for most, with potential for more heavy storms.
It's Christmas in November at the Mont-Sainte-Anne Cross-Country Ski Center in Beaupre, Quebec open with 10 km of trails starting Nov. 17. Thanks to the abundant snowfall received in November, it is the earliest in the last seven years.
Fresh powder can be found across much of the Northeast. (Stowe Mountain Resort)
The Northeast and Great Lakes regions are settled in a weather pattern that allows for more snowfall and cold temperatures. The West sees some snowfall return and possibly a pattern change.
Quebec’s Mont-Sainte-Anne kicks off its official 50th year celebration Jan. 16, with a full day of special events, prizes and offerings. Click for full schedule, but here are a few examples:
Just minutes outside of Quebec City, Mont-Sainte-Anne and Stoneham Mountain Resort are easily accessed from the northeastern U.S., and offer some great flexibility in planning your trip north of the border.
Canadian resorts offer lots of family-friendly Christmas activities for guests to enjoy. Here’s a sampling.
Many mountain resorts and towns throughout the east will be hosting a variety of events and activities Columbus Day Weekend Oct. 12-14. Here is a sampling.
Quebec’s Mont-Sainte-Anne is making a multi-million dollar investment in a detachable quad that will open in time for the 2013-14 ski season. Construction already has begun on the new lift.