Monmouth University’s Snowriders club took Canada by storm, when they visited Mont Tremblant, Quebec. For five nights and six days, the Snowriders skied and boarded one of the best mountains for college students in North America. The trip was a success with everyone having a great time and no one getting hurt.
Tremblant Resort is owned by Intrawest, who used to own Mountain Creek in Vernon, New Jersey. The resort features 99 trails, including multiple terrain parks and areas for glade skiing. Unfortunately, most of the terrain parks were closed for the Snowriders trip, and only one side of the mountain had lifts on the last day due to wind.
For those who do not ski or snowboard, the resort offers other activities, including snowmobiling, dogsledding, snow tubing, ice skating and a boutique village. Tremblant also has many good restaurants, along with multiple night clubs and bars that are open all night.
Many students on the trip were advanced skiers and snowboarders and hit up double black (extremely difficult) trails and terrain parks. There were also a few new skiers who stuck to the bunny slopes. Overall, there was a good variety of people at different skiing/ridability levels.
Tremblant was a fun experience because it was out of the ordinary. There is nothing better than spending time on the mountain with some friends, taking in some awesome scenery, and riding on some of the best snow there is.