Guided excursion: 3 days on the footbridges of the 49th parallel

With Guide
3 days
2 nights

Guided excursion: 3 days at the footbridges of the 49th parallel

Équinox Aventure offers you a guided snowmobile formula on a circuit allowing you to experience the boreal escape in snowmobile paradise: Saguenay Lac-Saint-Jean.

In a region with more than 3800 kilometers of trails, discover the natural wonders by hiking the footbridges of the 49th parallel trails totaling 236 kilometers. This sector with lush decors will win you over for sure. Be prepared to be dazzled!

Why choose this formula:

  • The only ecotourism adventure producer to hold a general travel agent license in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean.
  • You will discover the newly developed tourist circuit totaling 8 footbridges crossing our most beautiful rivers including the Mistassibi and the Péribonka: The footbridges of the 49th. Project carried out by the Grandes-Rivières du lac Saint-Jean Regional Park
  • Maximum of 200 kilometers per day in a route adapted to enjoy each of the landscapes
  • You will be accompanied by a certified off-road vehicle guide trained in wilderness and remote first aid. This will lead you safely through the multiple trails while respecting the safety standards of adventure ecotourism (AEQ)
  • Formula aimed at adventurers of the great outdoors

Itinerary: Lac-Saint-Jean (3 days/2 nights)

Day 0 and day 4 (shuttle option and accommodation available)

If you are unable to travel, Equinox can transport you to your destination from the various airports in Quebec to Lac-Saint-Jean. Enjoy a peaceful and restful night to begin your journey vigorously the next day. Accommodation in Alma and Saint-Gédéon available on request

Day 1

After having tamed your mechanical mount in Saint-Gédéon, you will have the chance to follow this superb waterway that is Lac-Saint-Jean. On a road of different panoramas, you will be amazed by the breathtaking views that connect the MRC Lac-Saint-Jean-Est to that of Maria-Chapdelaine. Enjoy a hearty meal and finish in complete comfort with the accommodations offered in the area.

Departure: Saint-Gédéon

Destination: Dolbeau-Mistassini / Girardville / Notre-Dame de Lorette (140 to 200 km)

Day 2

On your way, you will experience a boreal escape through the immensity of pristine and lush landscapes. You will take the northern trails towards Lake Tchitogama, one of the superb junctions of the Péribonka River. From the superb trails of the northern portion of the region, you will reach the fabulous Chalet Nature Otis estate in Lamarche.

Departure: Saint-Gédéon

Destination: Lamarche (175 to 200 km)

Day 3

Several detours allowing the discovery of the sector will be proposed to you. You will return to Saint-Gédéon along the north shore of Lac-Saint-Jean. You will contemplate many interesting views of this immense body of water surrounded by fertile farmland, majestic tributaries and vibrant boreal forests.

Departure: Lamarche

Destination: Saint-Gédéon (100 to 150 km) (accommodation optional)

What there is to know :

  • Available for groups of 4 to 8 people
  • In operation from January to March
  • Possibility of adapting the itinerary in the opposite direction according to demand or experience


The package includes:

  • Recent 4-stroke snowmobiles
  • Certified snowmobile guide
  • Complete snowmobile suits
  • Permit for the right to travel on trails
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in an inn, chalets or rooms
  • 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts
  • Insurance including a deductible of $2000

The package does not include:

  • The taxes
  • Dinners and gasoline
  • Additional nights (optional)
  • Passenger transport (option: see rates below)

Number de passengers





108 $/pers






25$ /pers

Conditions of acceptance

  • Be aged 21 or over
  • Hold a valid driver's license
  • Complete the risk acknowledgment and acceptance form

Tarification and reservation

Price: Contact us to know the possibilities

Do not hesitate to contact us by phone to check availability, make a reservation or just for more information: 418-668-7381 or 1-888-668-7381