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Sentier principal -1 (border crossing to border crossing)

Sentiers frontaliers

This trail will introduce you to beautiful landscapes and take you to the highest peaks in the Eastern Townships. Featuring mountains and valleys, this trail can be hiked in either direction (from west to east recommended) and we recommend leaving a car at each end. The trail hosts the annual event “Expédition des braves randonneurs” (EBR) a guided hike that includes one night in a tent or lean-to, supplying service every two days.

Departure

Chartierville rest area (less than 100m, from NH boarder)

Route Saint Hyacinthe, Chartierville

Arrival

Woburn customs

Woburn customs

Shuttle service

no, we recommend leaving a car at each end.

Technical specifications

Length : 81 km

Time : 6 days

Linear (one way)

Altitude : 1193 m

Drop : 540 m

Difficulty : Difficult

  • Spring, summer, fall
  • Closed in hunting season
  • Winter Walk

  • Snowshoeing
  • Accessible in sport stroller
  • Accessible by wheelchair
  • In the mountain (with top)
  • In the forest, little rough
  • Urban
  • Interpretation of nature
  • Dogs permitted
Number of camping platforms on this trail
  • 6
Number of campsites on this trail
  • 2
Number of shelters on this trail
  • 5
Rates for Sentiers frontaliers
  • Hiking trails are free except for Mont Gosford area: $2.25/person (free if member of Sentiers frontaliers) and $9/vehicle (2019 rates).
Payment options
  • Mont Gosford, debit card and cash

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