Ski touring trails - Ticket validation

Ski touring trails - Ticket validation

Please note that it's mandatory to go to the Sommet Morin Heights guest services counter or at the Sommet Olympia ticketing counter on your arrival to collect your ticket before going on the ski touring trails.

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Ski touring

To ascend alpine hiking trails and descend ski slopes, or to access snowshoeing or cross-country ski trails, you must obtain and display a day pass or season ticket.

Ski touring

Schedule on-site access

DURING STATION OPERATING HOURS (9 A.M. TO 4 P.M.) OR ACCORDING TO THE SCHEDULE SPECIFIED ON THE STATION SITE

Consult Schedule here

  • Climbing permitted: only on the ascent trails designated on the map. It is strictly prohibited to climb or hike outside these areas or on edge of one of the ski runs (unless indicated).

  • For the descent: only go down on marked and opened ski runs of the ski center. It is strictly forbidden to descend on the ascent trails.

AT ALL TIMES, DESCENTS AND ASCENTS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED ON CLOSED TRAILS, OFF-PISTE OR OFF-TRAIL AREAS (“BACKCOUNTRY”)

PLEASE NOTE / YOU MUST HAVE LEFT BY 4 P.M. OR ONE HOUR BEFORE THE LIFTS CLOSED (ACCORDING TO THE SCHEDULE ON THE RESORT’S WEBSITE AT SOMMETS.COM)

Grooming operations require the use of a winch, which poses a real danger for the skier who could comes into contact with the steel cable. Please note that the cables can be very long and that they are used in several places on the mountain. The steel cable can be difficult to see. Please follow the instructions, for everyone's safety.

OUTSIDE HOURS AND DAYS OF OPERATION OF THE STATION
(WHEN THE SKI LIFT IS NOT IN SERVICE, BEFORE OPENING IN THE MORNING AND AFTER 4 P.M.) OR WHEN THE DISPLAY INDICATES “CLOSED”
  • Access, ascent or descents are strictly prohibited when the ski center is not in operation.
  • IT IS FORBIDDEN TO USE THE ASCENT TRAILS AND SKI RUNS IN PRE/POST SEASON AND/OR OUTSIDE THE RESORT’S OPERATING HOURS

  • THE TRAILS OR SKI RUNS ARE UNPATROLLED, UNSAFE AND UNMARKED. THE SURFACES ARE NOT MAINTAINED, AND OBSTACLES MAY BE FOUND THERE. You might encounter snowmobiles, grooming machines, snowmaking equipment or obstacle. Be alert! In the event of an encounter with a vehicle, pull over to the side of the track.

RULES OF CONDUCT AND SAFETY

The use of ski trail and trails (alpine touring, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing) and the access to the resort are permitted in consideration of acceptance of the Rules of conduct and safety of the trails and alpine touring, the Mountain Code of Conduct and the inherent risk of the practice of winter sports (ski touring, downhill skiing snowboarding snowshoeing, cross-country skiing or any other snow sport in the resort).

The right of access is issued in consideration of your commitment to respect the rules of conduct and safety in force at the station. In case of default, access may be terminated and confiscated without notice or refund.

You assume full responsibility for any material damage or personal injury resulting from such inherent risks and dangers.

Be vigilant and follow the code. It’s your responsibility!

Rules valid at all times

  • You must have purchased an access right to accessing the trail and to climb the alpine touring trails. The daily ski ticket or season ski pass does not confer the right to access the climbing trails.
  • Check and respect the opening and closing hours of the trails and ski runs. Check the conditions of the ski runs and alpine touring trails before leaving.
  • Users agree to follow the Mountain Code of Conduct at all times.
  • Only climb on designated and marked ascent trails and only during ski center operating hours; remain clearly visible and go up in single file.
  • Climbing on ski runs is strictly prohibited except on designated slopes, only if indicated (Olympia: Piedmont slope / Morin-Heights: Hurtubise slope.)
  • It is forbidden to descend on ascent trails at any time; GO DOWN ON ONE OF THE RESORT’S MARKED AND OPEN SKI RUNS.
  • Backcountry hiking or skiing is prohibited. Stay on the marked and open trail.
  • When it’s getting dark, signal your presence using a white light beforehand.
  • It is prohibited to access closes trails or trails that are being snowed or groomed. If you encounter a motorized vehicle (ATV, snow groomer), stop at the edge of the trail.
  • Snow grooming operations require the use of a winch, which represents a real danger skier. Please note that the cables can be very long and that they are used in several places on the mountain. Steel cables are difficult to see. Winches are marked with a blue flashing light and can be used anywhere in the mountains.
  • The ascent trails ARE NOT PATROLLED, even during station operating hours.
  • Fat biking is forbidden in the trails.
  • Pets are not allowed on alpine touring trails and ski runs.
  • Report any situation requiring intervention to the station’s Customer Services.
  • Les Sommets reserves the right to charge a $500 fee or more for any request for assistance outside its operating hours and/or off marked and opened trails.
  • In case of emergency, call 911 and allow for delays. You are responsible for your own safety, reporting any emergencies and possible evacuation. Knowledge of first aid is strongly recommended.

Cross-country skiing

  • Dial 9-1-1 in case of emergency.
  • Dogs are prohibited on cross-country trails; dogs on leash are permitter snowshoe trails only.
  • Cross-country ski trails are reserved for skiers only (snowshoeing, walking, snowmobiling, sledding, etc. are prohibited).
  • Park in designated areas.
  • Wear your pass or ticket visibly at all times.
  • Ski in the direction indicated for your safety and obey the signs.
  • Never go alone and plan to leave the network at least one hour before sunset.
  • Check and plan according to difficulty level and conditions.
  • Respect the cleanliness of the premises, do not leave garbage or damage trees or fences, do not make fires.
  • Take off your skis when crossing a path.

Check ice conditions before crossing water.

Disclosure and Assumption of risks

As a condition of my use of the premises and facilities and my participation in snow sports (skiing, snowboarding, alpine touring or any other activity) on the premises, I declare the following:

  1. PHYSICAL CAPACITY:

I hereby acknowledge and declare that I have the required physical ability to participate in snow sports and in alpine touring activities or snowshoeing or cross-country skiing.

  1. MOUNTAIN CODE OF CONDUCT(« Code ») :

I hereby agree to respect at all times the Mountain Code of Conduct (« Code ») and to show courtesy towards others. The Code is adopted under the Act Respecting Safety in Sports. Said Code applies to anyone who practices a snow sport and is legally binding.

  1. Remain in control of your speed and direction. Make sure you can stop and avoid any person or obstacle.
  2. Yield the right of way to persons downhill and choose a course that ensures their safety.
  3. Stop on a trail only if you are visible from above and if you are not obstructing the trail.
  4. Yield the right of way to persons uphill when entering a trail and at intersections.
  5. If you are involved in or witness an accident, remain at the scene and identify yourself to a first-aider.
  6. Use and wear at all times a proper device to prevent runaway equipment.
  7. Keep out of the lifts and trails if your ability is impaired through use of alcohol or drugs.
  8. Obey all signs and warnings and never venture off the trails or onto a closed trail.

I hereby agree to obey all other rules and signs pertaining to any particular activity as marked out by the resort.

  1. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISKS:

I hereby acknowledge and understand that skiing, snowboarding and any other snow sport offered on the premises involves inherent risks, including, but not limited to the following:

  • Changing weather conditions;
  • Variations in the terrain and the degree of inclination of the slope;
  • The presence of natural obstacles and/or man-made obstacles, either made by the resort or other participants in the activity and the condition of the mountain. Any obstacle or natural condition of the mountain or made by the resort or other participants, such as the presence of streams, creeks or holes, the presence of rocks, dirt, patches not covered with snow, the presence of trees, regrowth of trees, natural shrubs and stumps, as well as any other natural or man-made obstacle not listed above, but which may be found in a ski resort;
  • The presence of ice or patches of ice;
  • The condition of snow or ice on or beneath the surface and any sudden change in the snow conditions;
  • Any collision with another skier or any other person;
  • The presence of pylons, lift towers, fences, snow making equipment, snow grooming equipment and other structures, whether used or not in the operation of the resort, but which may be found in the resort, as well as the collision with these elements;
  • The use of ski lifts of any type, whether for risks related to boarding, riding or disembarking ski lifts or any other risk related to ski lifts;
  • The presence on the trails of mobile maintenance equipment, snowmobiles, emergency vehicles, as well as snowmaking equipment or any other vehicles, equipment or structures used for the operation of a ski resort;
  • The use of snow parks and/or features/equipment of any type that may be found at that location;
  • Avalanches, landslides or mass movement of snow.

I am aware of the inherent risks of snow sports and that it is a condition of my use of the premises and facilities and my participation in these snow sports that I assume and accept all risk of personal injury, death, property loss or any other loss or damage, resulting from the above listed inherent risks as well as in connection with any other inherent risk not specifically mentioned in this form.

  1. DISPUTE :

I hereby acknowledge that any lawsuit or dispute relating to this agreement would be submitted only to the courts of the Province of Quebec, which will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claims.

In case of emergency

Ascent trails and snowshoeing and cross-country skiing areas are not patrolled.

REPORT ANY SITUATION REQUIRING INTERVENTION

  • During station’s operating hours for assistance, refer to a ski patroller or lift operator. It is possible to reach the patrol at 450-227-4671 or at the patrol clinic at the base of the station.
  • Outside of station’s operating hours and days, you must call 911 and allow time to receive help from first responders. In the event of an accident, you may be required to provide first aid and evacuation.

SKi touring trails

  • Sochi
  • Vielles po
  • Turin
  • Grenoble

Rates

Ski Touring

Before you use the touring trails, you must read the following measures:
  • To access the trails, you must purchase a ticket or season pass. Buy online 
  • The ticket or season pass are valid at two stations: Sommet Olympia and Sommet Morin Heights.
  • Access to slopes only during opening hours. It is forbidden to go on trails outside the opening hours of the ski resort. There are no patrollers to assist you in the event of an injury or accident.   Ski slopes snow grooming occurs once the station is closed.
  • Use the trails provided for this purpose and go down the ski slopes. See trail map
  • Follow instructions and regulations on-site.
  • Regular season pass holders at les Sommets have access to the trails free of charge. Members must report to Customer Service to sign the release form.

Daily Ticket

Season Pass

All ages

Daily Ticket

$30.00

Season Pass

$200.00

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