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Guided Snowmobile Expedition in Northern Canada

Duration: 14 days/13 nights
Distance: 3000 km snowmobiling
Difficulty level: First experience
Trek type: Solo
Snowmobile type: Skidoo 900cc ACE Expedition LE ou SKIDOO high performances 850cc deux temps
starting at $7900

Description

12 days of extreme snowmobile adventure between Quebec Nunavik and Labrador

12 days of snowmobile raid on the mythical rivers of Quebec and Labrador: Caniapiscau, La Georges, Kogaluk and crossing the Nain Plateau and the fast ice of Nunatsiavut.

To get you in the mood for this type of snowmobile expedition in Canada’s Far North:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGeIu3LKRyc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ggw7lmEpKU

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Departures and prices

Departure place Arrival place Date Price
Quebec Quebec 2020-03-26 $7900

Program

Friday March 27th, 2020

  • Midday reception at Wabush Labrador Airport
  • transfer to the Two seasons Inn Hotel in Labrador City
  • taking into account equipment and snowmobiles
  • general briefing of the expedition
  • dinner and night as twin occupancy at the Hotel

Saturday 28th, 2020 (170 km)

  • breakfast
  • departure for a first day of  snowmobile riding and running the synergy of the team in which everyone to his field of attribution.
  • 170km snowmobile trip to the Atlantic-Arctic watershed
  • Lunch in the early afternoon at the Facolli Falls
  • dinner and night in twin occupancy at Lac Justone outfitters

Sunday march 29th, 2020 (200km)

  • Breakfast
  • full north departure to follow part of the network complex of the Caniapiscau River
  • turn East mid-day to head towards the Labrador Border following straight geological construction leading to Menihek  Lake
  • Lunch in the forest
  • dinner and overnight in camp

monday april 1st, 2020 (240 km)

  • Breakfast
  • We continue our journey eastward in exploration on a new route to sneak on the Mc Phadyen River and reach the Grand Lake Menihek in Labrador
  • Lunch in the forest and road north on Lake Menihek to join the Naskapi Community of Schefferville in the evening
  • supper and night as twin occupancy in Hôtel in Schefferville

tuesday april 2d, 2020 (260 km)

  • Breakfast
  • early start for a big stage that will make us start on the trail of Naskapi trappers towards the River Depas
  • Lunch in the forest
  • descent of the Depas River to its intersection with the George River at Twin River
  • ascent to the south of the Nain plateau
  • Dinner and overnight at camp near Twin River

Wednesday april 3rd, 2020 (275 km)

  • Breakfast
  • full traverse of the magical Nain Plateau towards the Labrador Sea
  • descent on the Kogaluk River or Voisey Bay depending on conditions
  • Arrival by pack ice at Inuit Village of Nain last inhabited village on the east coast of Labrador (Nunatsiavut)
  • Dinner and overnight in double occ a hotel in Nain

Thursday april 4th, 2020

  • Breakfast
  • day of rest and refurbishment / refueling in Nain that will allow you to get in touch with the Inuit population and enjoy the exotic atmosphere of this coastal village open on the ice and the Kiglapet Mountains
  • lunch in an inn
  • dinner and night in twin occupancy in Nain

friday april 5th, 2020 (270 km)

  • Breakfast
  • ascent on the Nain Plateau by the mythical Pearly Gate rock formation
  • full traverse of the Nain plateau to the west
  • Step at Lake Strange dinner and overnight in camp

Saturday april 6th, 2020 (150 km)

  • Breakfast
  • departure to the river georges and the Pyramids mountains
  • ascent of the George River to Lac de la Hutte Sauvage
  • Dinner and overnight in camp

sunday april 7th, 2020 (200km)

  • Breakfast
  • continue south to reach the extreme north of the Smallwood Reservoir by the Georges River on a new route
  • Dinner and overnight in camp near Orma range

monday april 8th, 2020 (200km)

  • breakfast
  • crossing smallwood Reservoir to Churchill Falls Village
  • Lunch in the forest
  • dinner and overnight in hotel or lodge in twin occ to Churchill Falls

tuesday april 9th, 2020 (350 km)

  • breakfast
  • last marathon day on and off the track to Labrador City via the TLT semi-serviced trail (Trans Labrador Trail)
  • general de-briefing of the expedition
  • Dinner and night in occ. twin in hotel in Labrador city

Wednesday april 10th, 2020

Spare day in case of bad weather (not suitable) day during the expedition

Thursday april 11th, 2020

  • breakfast
  • Midday transfer to Wabush Labrador Airport

Details

The package includes:

  • welcome to Wabush Labrador Airport
  • full board during 14 days (nights in a hotel, Outfitter, or makeshift camps)
  • ground transfers between Wabush Labrador Airport and Labrador City Hotel
  • 12 days of rental of snowmobile type BRP skidoo Expedition 900 ACE Gen 4 modified and prepared
  • rental of large equipment Cold Full (Boots -100c, overalls, jacket, helmet, hoods, gloves)
  • Shipping bag rental, sleeping bag -40c, polar liner.
  • the fuel for the snowmobile for all the expedition
  • guiding service by 2 certified off-piste VHR certified instructor guides, 2 satellite phones, two SPOT or Inreach tracings with router service through the North Expé Operations Center
  • Air Med Ambulance cover north of the 50th parallel for the duration of the snowmobile raid
  • Coverage by the compensation fund of the Office of Consumer Protection
  • provincial (Quebec) and federal (Canada) taxes (14.975%)

The package does not include:

  • the drinks
  • personal expenses
  • cancellation insurance repatriation
  • the security deposit of $ 1500 for a $ 3000 deductible in the event of responsible breaking on the snowmobile
  • Details and options upon request, any registration on this snowmobile expedition is done after a telephone interview with the leader Guide of Nord Expé. No information will be provided without prior telephone support.

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