Les Sommets, ont the trail of our history...
The Quebec ski industry was born in a small town in the Laurentians, called Saint-Sauveur-des-monts. From the installation of the first ski lifts in North America to the development of one of the country’s biggest ski area, les Sommets’ history is one about family, ambition, innovation and passion.
1972 : Acquisition of Mont Saint-Sauveur.
1978 : Acquisition of Jay Peak, an American station situated in Vermont.
1986 : Opening of Mont Saint-Sauveur Water Park.
1989 : Acquisition of Mont Avila - 115 hectares of land.
1992 : Acquisition of Ski Morin Heights - 960 acres of land. Opening of Mont Avila Tube slides park.
1994 : Opening of the Sugar Shack at the Mont Avila Tube slides park.
1995 : Acquisition of Mont Olympia and Ski Mont Gabriel.
2000 : Acquisition of Edelweiss ski center in the Gatineau/Ottawa region.
2001 : Acquisition of the Cascades d’eau de Piedmont Water Park.
2003 : Inauguration of Morin Heights Nature Camping & Cabins.
2005 : Inauguration of Acro-Nature at Ski Morin Heights.
2006 : Inauguration du Club de Golf de Jay Peak.
2008 : Sale of Jay Peak to American investors.
2010 : Closing of Cascades d’eau de Piedmont Water Park.