Introduction to winter camping

Jacques-Cartier National Park – Quebec



1 night / 2 days


$230 +tx (34,44)




adult : $230 +tx
young (5-17 year old) : $140 +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.

If needed, we have a selection of winter clothing and boots that you can rent. We will bring them directly on the day of the activity or you can stop by our store.

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 -30C, liner
  • group tent
  • all meals: 2 lunch, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast
  • snowshoes, sled and shovel
  • park access fee
  • round trip transportation from Quebec City (optional)
  • 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 – 3 pm: departure from the park
Package does not include
  • your clothes for an outdoor activity (possibility of renting)

  • 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 9:10 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).

In case of cancellation made more than 30 days before the date of your activity, your reservation will be refunded 100%. Between 29 days and 3 days before the date of your activity, 70% of the total amount will be refunded to you. No refund for a cancellation less than 3 days before your activity.

Changing a reservation : Any changes must be made by email or telephone and are subject to availability. Please contact us at or 418 271-7234.

Weather : The decision to cancel in case of bad weather is the responsibility of the guide or the administration of Quatre Natures. Under no circumstances the customer can cancel and have a refund if he does not like the weather.

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