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Mont Rougemont - Rougemont Mount

Rougemont Mount - Hiking

Montérégie, Quebec, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Rougemont Mount Statistics

Difficulty

Easy

Distance

4 KM

Height

390 meters

Elevation gain

220 meters

Dog allowed

What are the activities at Rougemont Mount ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Rougemont Mount?

Mont Rougemont is part of the magnificent Monteregian Mountains of south-central Quebec. It is composed of red rocks and cracks. The summit is 365 m above sea level, with a long narrow valley below. The side of the mountain is dominated by a lush pine forest.

Mont Rougemont is a hill of volcanic origin located in southwestern Quebec, in the Montérégie region.

One of the reasons why Mont Rougemont is famous, is the gourmet hike, which can be practiced all year round. Here the agricultural production is indeed very famous (apple orchards, vineyards, maple syrup production...) and the owners of the land often allow hikers to cross them. In this way, one can combine the pleasures of hiking with the interest in good local products!

It is still necessary to re-learn before choosing a trail, since many have been privatized because of the rudeness of some tourists.

Discover this trail

The most famous hiking trail of Mont Rougemont is the one of the Cidrerie Michel Jodoin. It is a loop divided into two paths (the main one plus an extra one), for a total of 3.6km.

This route is public and accessible from May to October. Moreover, it leads to a spectacular belvedere from where you can admire the orchards from above. The trail is of medium difficulty and is also suitable for families with children. However, it is advisable to wear good hiking boots, as the terrain is rocky in places.

The trail starts directly from the Cidrerie Michel Jodoin, which is easily reached via Highway 10, continuing to Rougemont.

The Rougemont Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe Club is open from mid-December to mid-March, Thursday to Sunday, depending on weather conditions. More details are available on the Rougemont Ski and Snowshoe Club Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/skidefondrougemont/.

* Mountain biking and Fatbike is prohibited at all times.


What are the services on site?

Parking
Reception
Toilet
Belvedere
Bridge
Picnic table
Interpretation Center

What are the hiking trails at Mont Rougemont ?

Trails Distance Difficulty
Le sentier de la Cidrerie Michel Jodoin 3.6 km Intermediate

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 3.00
Schedule

From 9 am to 5 pm

Coordinates
-73.073269
45.475743

What are the coordinates and address of Mont Rougemont?

Cidrerie Michel Jodoin
450 469-2676
1130 Rang, La Petite-Caroline, Rougemont, Quebec J0L 1M0

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Why visit Rougemont Mount

Mont Rougemont is also famous for the incredible variety of animals that find refuge in the surrounding forests. Here you can observe more than 200 different species of mammals and birds, of which a quarantine are rare (for example the flying squirrel or the barred owl).

As far as sports activities are concerned, Mont Rougemont is not lacking in fun. During the summer season you can alternate hiking with mountain biking, while in winter the Cross Country Ski Club organizes many activities on the snow.

And for those who would like to visit something really different, there is the Savonnerie Artisanale Aurélie, where they organize guided tours to discover the stages of soap making.

Things not to be missed

If you wish to spend one or more nights in Mont Rougemont, the locality offers you a large choice of accommodation types. For lovers of outdoor life who do not want to give up luxury, we offer you the Camping Terrasse Rougemont. It is a true "camping of wonders" with 329 sites to camp at, a swimming pool, entertainment and much more.

For a more traditional stay there is the Manoir Ramezay, a nice hotel located near Rougemont with welcoming rooms and a restaurant.

Finally, families with children will surely like the idea of renting a cottage to have the comforts of an independent house, while remaining surrounded by nature. At Les Chalets sur le fleuve you will be able to admire the beauty of the St. Lawrence River and participate in many activities such as playing golf or doing and water skiing.

And to eat? Don't panic, Mont Rougemont's cuisine can satisfy the most demanding palates. The restaurant Le Fruit Défendu offers a delicious menu typical of the mountain with a hot goat cheese crisp, vegetables and a nice glass of cider to conclude.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of Mont Rougemont ?

Easy

What is the elevation of Mont Rougemont?

220.00 M

What is the height of Mont Rougemont ?

390.00 M

What are the opening hours ?

From 9 am to 5 pm

Are dogs allowed?

Yes

Is the place are families friendly?

No

What is the entry fee?

3.00 $

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

Yes
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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