Quebec’s Tremblant is celebrating its 75th spring with a slew of spring skiing events. March 29 marks the day Tremblant is swept up into the excitement of its 75th spring celebrations.
Sochi Homecoming Celebrations for 6 Tremblant Athletes – March 29
Partytime in the village: Tremblant’s ambassadors return from Sochi. Erik Guay, Jasey-Jay Anderson, Ariane Lavigne, Brittany Phelan, Caroline Calvé and Charles Reid are honoured with past Olympians and the entire community in attendance, in collaboration with la Ville de Mont-Tremblant. The Athletes Parade starts at 1:30pm in Place des Voyageurs, ahead of Place St-Bernard’s Homecoming Ceremony. Celebrations continue with an autograph signing session and at 4pm, the Timber! Show takes centre stage showcasing acrobatics, traditional folk music and plaid shirts. Why not wear yours?
Burton El Nino – March 30
For boarders 15 and under who are keen on improving their skills, this one-day Burton El Nino training camp is coached by Burton’s best. Capping off this day of learning is a friendly competition showcasing rider savoir-faire in front of the judges, who will be awarding prizes to the three most deserving participants.
Latino Weekend – April 5-6
Place St-Bernard turns into a sizzling hot dance floor from 12pm to 6pm, to the hot Latino rhythms provided by a DJ. From 4pm to 6pm, professional dancers will display their talent, inviting visitors to join them on the dance floor to learn new moves, refresh their technique or showcase their star power.
New & Unique: Red Bull Forêt Urbaine – April 11-12
The pedestrian village transforms itself into a genuine urban forest courtesy of Red Bull and its pro riders, who will face off on skis on two rail courses specially set up in Place Deslauriers. The resort’s European cachet, its lanes and buildings provide a picturesque backdrop for this exciting competition that takes place Saturday night. A Friday evening freestyle movie compilation is presented in collaboration with IF3, training sessions are scheduled for Saturday before the competition, followed by a lively evening of fun with guest DJs.
Caribou Cup – April 19
A long-standing springtime event returns, now in its 16th year. Visitors will love watching skiers and riders in costumes as they attempt to cross the legendary 75-foot pool, before toasting their accomplishments at a famous local hotspot, Le P’tit Caribou. Minimum age: 18 yrs.
Easter at the Mountain – April 20
Both tall and small are invited to Place St-Bernard all day to make the most of the last day at the Mountain. On the menu: Easter Egg Hunt, games, music and gifts, plus a chance to meet Tremblant’s famous mascot, Toufou.
Unlimited Spring Skiing for $179
Skiers and riders who buy a Spring Pass before March 12 enjoy 39 days of skiing including 6 weekends, between March 14 and April 20 2014 ‒ making good on their purchase in only three visits. Until the end of the season, guests who book a 2-day+ stay 48 hours in advance receive 15% to 35% off lodgings.
Tremblant: 75 Years at the Top
Tremblant is a top resort destination owing to the excellence of its guest experience both at the mountain, and in its pedestrian village. Its views of the Laurentians, the diversity of its offer and its highly acclaimed major events – of which IRONMAN Mont-Tremblant, the 24h of Tremblant, Wanderlust as well as the Tremblant International Blues Festival – have earned it a place among the top 10 most scenic ski resorts in the world, according to USA Today, in 2014. With family, friends or your sweetheart, Tremblant welcomes vacationers year-round, with 1,900 lodging units fanned out across 13 hotel establishments, over 75 restaurants and boutiques and a Casino, all at nature’s doorstep.
Tremblant’s Social Media
Be a part of the Tremblant story by posting your photos and videos with hashtag #Tremblant on your social media networks. Photos available on Flickr, videos on its YouTube channel. Follow Tremblant at www.tremblant.ca
Photo courtesy of Tremblant Resort.
SnowOnline Editor: Lori Knowles