QUEBEC AND LABRADOR
Valid until 20/08/2017
Autonomous 9 nights trip – (custom package available)
Activity: Backpacking and climbing
For autonomous backpackers only?
Representative of the Far North of Arctic Quebec and Labrador, the Mount d’Iberville and its millennial glaciers attract mountaineers from around the globe. At an altitude of 1,652 meters, Mount D’Iberville towers over the highest continental mountains east of the Rockies.
-Guaranteed departures for groups of 2 or more
-The summits with panoramic views.
-Early booking discount on some dates (check with us)
Optional activities – can be added on request, personal gear, alcoholic drinks, recommended safety equipment, taxes, tipping at your discretion (international standard 10-15 $ CAD /day/person)
Further detailed tax info is available in the “Rates” section. http://www.rapidlake.com/en/francais-tarifs/
Legend: ■ Complete ■ Guaranteed departure ■ In progress
The states of booking fluctuate according to the options, the cancellations and the inscriptions.
These legends are not contractual but communicated for information purposes.
DATES 2017: on the date of your choice between July 10 and August 20
FLIGHT TIME: about 3 hours
ACTIVITY: Mountain trekking and climbing expedition
PACE: moderate to intense
NUMBER of PARTICIPANTS: minimum of 2 and maximum of 6
TOUR GUIDE: coordinated by the manager, who speaks both French and English
TRIP INTO THE WILDS
-View overlooking the North Atlantic
-Pure mountain air
Day 1: Montreal – Kuujjuaq – Kangiqsualujjuaq (Georges River)/Barnoin Ecolodge. Upon arrival at Barnoin Ecolodge, the manager-owner will welcome you with a cocktail, followed by the presentation of your upcoming itinerary and the preparation of your material for the next day flight to Nachvak Fjord. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.
Day 2: Floatplane flight between Barnoin Ecolodge and Nachvak Fjord. Early in the morning, a floatplane will pick you up for a scenic flight to Nachvak Fjord. Your floatplane will land on Nachvak Fjord at the mouth of the McCormick River, 15 km of Mount d’Iberville. At nightfall, watch the aurora borealis. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 3 to 8: Climb Mount Iberville. The ascent which we propose you is made from the McCormick River. You will access the summit by the Minaret Ridge, which is situated on the East side is of Mount d’Iberville. The ascent does not present great technical difficulty, but favourable weather conditions and good mountain climbing skills are recommended to carry out this expedition safely. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 9: Return flight to Barnoin Ecolodge. During the day a floatplane will pick you up at the mouth of the McCormick River to return you to Barnoin Ecolodge. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.
Day 10: Return trip Lunch at the lodge.
Our objective is to facilitate your familiarity with the most spectacular spots, providing you with the maximum amount of information possible about a given area. Use the proposed itinerary as inspiration for planning a do-it-yourself trip. Nevertheless, it’s up to you to design your tour itinerary and prepare your gear, based on your preferences, budget, level of comfort and fitness. We will not add you to an existing group. Bushland flights are often subject to last-minute change depending on weather conditions, in which case arrival and departure dates to and from Barnoin Camp as well as landing sites will be adapted to the best possible alternative. The list price for this trip is based on double occupancy. 2% discount for payment by cheque.