Introduction to winter camping

Jacques-Cartier National Park – Quebec



1 night / 2 days


$179 +tx




adult : $179 +tx
young (0-17 year old) : $89 +tx

Spend a night in Jacques-Cartier National Park this winter and build a quinzy (snow shelter) or sleep in a tent with your friends and family! This is a great and fun introduction to winter camping where you will learn the skills necessary for sleeping outdoors, including basic winter survival skills.

You will learn how to deal with the cold in winter, what equipment to choose, how to cook in winter, build a snow shelter

No experience is required, a professional guide will accompany you during the 2 days and spend the night with you.

Quatre Natures provides you with all the necessary equipment and meals. You should only bring your winter clothes, a list will be sent to you a few days before the activity.

Expedition de ski nordique au parc national de la Jacques-Cartier
Formation camping d'hiver
Subjects discussed
  • cold management
  • clothes for winter
  • camping and other equipment
  • cooking in winter
  • build a snow shelter
  • other theme on request
The package includes
  • a professional guide
  • camping equipment: tent, mattress, winter sleeping bag, liner and headlamp
  • group tent
  • all meals: 2 lunch, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast
  • snowshoes, sled and shovel
  • park access fee
  • round trip transportation from Quebec City
  • D1 – 9 am: departure from Quebec City
  • D1 – 10 am: arrival at the national park
  • D1 – 10:15 am: start of the guided activity
  • D2 – 10:30 am: free hike to explore the park
  • D2 – 2:30 p.m: departure from the park
  • D2 – 3:30 p.m: return to Quebec City
Package does not include
  • your clothes for an outdoor activity

  • your winter boots, tuque and mittens

  • your spare clothes

  • your drinks, snacks and personal expenses

  • gratuity to guide

Shuttle bus

Our winter activities include transportation from Old Quebec City. When you make your reservation, a place is automatically reserved in the shuttle. Departure is at 9 am at the Place d´Armes or at 9:05 am at the Gare du Palais.
Please contact us if you wish to go directly to Jacques-Cartier National Park (no discount).

We think there is no bad weather in winter. The activity always takes place. In situations where the temperature is extreme (-45 C⁰) or the amount of snow is not adequate, the activity will be transferred. The final decision to cancel in case of bad weather is the responsibility of the guide or the administration of Quatre Natures.

We take the well-being of our customers seriously. This is why we follow the highest standards of Quality and Safety established in the industry.

Quatre Natures is an accredited member of Aventure Écotourisme Québec.

Booking Policies

When booking, the total amount of the invoice must be paid. You must make your payment by credit card (VISA, MasterCard or American Express). You have the possibility to take a cancellation insurance to be refunded of the total amount of your order in case of cancellation on your part.

Cancellation insurance : When booking, you can take a cancellation insurance at the cost of 5% of your order. This allows the refund of the total amount of the activity except the portion of the insurance itself if you cancel your activity. Without cancellation insurance, no refund is granted except for major reasons with official proof.

Modification of a reservation : Any modification must be made by phone or email and is subject to availability.

* the announced duration of the activity is approximate and depends on the meteorological conditions and the group