1 miles
374 ft
-151 ft
Avg time

L'érablière (6) Details

  • Riding Area
    Parc Régional du Massif du Sud
    St-Philémon, Quebec
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical Rating
  • Season
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
  • Global Ranking

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Origine du nom : ce sentier tire son nom du fait qu’il circule en grande partie dans une érablière mature. Cette forêt très dégagée permet de voir le sentier d’avance et de bien gérer son énergie.

Aménagé à la fin de l’été 2016 et au début de l’été 2017, le sentier de L’érablière est relativement long et offre donc plusieurs expériences variées. Il débute sur le sentier Le Chauffe-Moteur, monte d’abord graduellement, puis de façon plus prononcée, jusqu’aux 2/3 du parcours en longeant la réserve écologique. Cette montée est suivie par une descente assez prononcée, avec des virages profilés (berm turns) qui aident à garder une bonne vitesse en descente.

Ce sentier se termine sur le sentier bidirectionnel La Médiévale (7). Il permet également de rejoindre le sentier Les Grandes Manœuvres (Cool avant d’amorcer la descente.

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Origin of the name: This trail was aptly named L'Erabliere (Maple Forest) because it is entirely located in a pure maple forest. Amazing name, right? I guess we were just getting tired of trying to find new, orginal names, and there was no special story related to that trail.

Built at the end of summer 2016 and early summer 2017, L'Erabliere is so far the longest trail of the park and offers various experiences. It starts on the Chauffe-moteur (1) trail, not far from the main trailhead. It climbs very gently at first, then more steadily with several switchbacks after it crosses a service gravel road. Since, as they say, everything going up must at some point go down, at about two thirds of the way, L'erabliere starts its descent, quite abruptly, with berm turns that help to keep a decent speed while going down.

he trail ends on the trail La Medievale (7 (be careful, the end is a T at the bottom of a steep hill...use your brakes!). You can thereafter continue on the Medievale to get to the trail La Rebelle (9). Also, just before the descent starts on L'Erabliere, it crosses the beginning of another fun trail: Les Grandes Manoeuvres (Cool .

Access Info

300, Route du Massif, Saint-Philemon, G0R 4A0

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More Stats for L'érablière (6) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    222 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,609 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,945 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,609 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,831 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4,742 ft
  • Distance down
    1,590 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,198 ft
  • Avg time
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Directions to l-erabliere-6-103241 trailhead (46.624600, -70.461683)
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Jul 26, 2018 @ 5:52am
Jul 26, 2018
L'érablière (6), St-Philémon

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