Stoneham Travel Guide
Stoneham Ski Resort
- Nearest town: Quebec City, Quebec
- Resort Altitude (metres): 212 meters
- Ski Season: November to April
- Mountain Range: Stoneham Mountain
- Number of Lifts: 10
- Highest Lift (metres): 623 meters
- Lowest Lift (metres): 212 meters
- Number of Slopes: 30
- Snowboarding: Yes, both park and pipe and snowboarding is allowed on all pistes
- Cross Country (km): 10 kilometers long
Stoneham Ski Information
Quebec City has a respectable list of museums, which are really well worth the visit. There is the Musee Naval de Quebec, this museum details the citys fondness for water, the Old Port of Quebec Interpretation Centre, and this museum outlines the history of what were once the biggest and most active ports in the world. There are various antique shops and cafes on Rue St Paul to entice the most curious of us.
- Languages: English French.
- Temperatures: Winter -16°C to 4°C
Summer 10°C to 25°C
Spring & autumn -8°C to 18°C
- Driving: Drivers drive on the right hand side of the road
- Emergency contact numbers: All Emergencies 911
- Population: 5190
- Religion: 46% Roman Catholic 36% Protestant
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Stoneham has six restaurants, which are located at the base of the mountain. You can choose from French cuisine at the Feu Follet, the four Foyers bar and the Saint-Edmond pub where light meals and appetisers are served, or the cafeteria for those of you who are in a hurry. There are various ski and snowboard shops, which sell a large variety of equipment, clothing, accessories and souvenirs.
Stoneham Ski Resort is the largest night skiing network in Canada. 185 acres of terrain are lit for night skiing. Stoneham is protected from the wind, which improves the snow quality and the overall comfort. There are 150 instructors, which form part of the sports school. A childrens center offers various programs specifically designed for children of all ages. A daycare center is on hand for the smaller children who need special care. A shuttle service is offered to and from all the major Quebec City hotels. The rental and repair shop has snow blades, snowboards and ski equipment for rent. Stoneham has a ski patrol which is on duty at all times during the operating hours as well as a medical team that is on duty weekends and holidays. The same technology, which was used for the Salt Lake City Olympic games half pipe, is used at Stoneham. For Extreme Skiing enthusiasts there are three trails, which have been specifically designed for them.
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