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TRAVERSÉE DE LA GASPÉSIE À SKI Don’t let the ti­tle fool you. The TDLG on skis, as this six-day all-in­clu­sive group jour­ney across the spec­tac­u­lar coast­line and Chic-choc moun­tains of Que­bec’s Gaspé Penin­sula is known, is ac­tu­ally for skiers and snow­shoers. Those in the for­mer group should ex­pect to travel about 35 kilo­me­tres each day, while those in the lat­ter cat­e­gory typ­i­cally cover be­tween 10 and 15. What­ever your cho­sen mode of trans­port on the groomed and marked routes, you’ll be travers­ing a wild win­ter land­scape of peb­ble beaches and 1,000-me­tre-high sum­mits that can be as chal­leng­ing (snow­storms and -30 C tem­per­a­tures aren’t un­usual) as it is beau­ti­ful. The TDLG team cov­ers ev­ery as­pect of the trek — from the snacks and tech­ni­cal sup­port on the trail to each evening’s ac­com­mo­da­tion and après-ski en­ter­tain­ment — so all a prospec­tive skier or snow­shoer need do is reg­is­ter and start train­ing. Feb. 17-March 24, 2019; tdlg.qc.ca

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