It is amazing what $1 billion will buy, even in Canadian funds. Tremblant ski resort, 90 minutes northwest of Montreal, looks and feels like a centuries-old Alpine village, but it is all new in the past decade thanks to a mountain of money.
Tremblant’s magnificent makeover has catapulted the humble 1939 Quebec ski hamlet to world-class resort status with a sophisticated mountain village unlike any other in the East. An avalanche of awards for the posh slopeside design confirms that the transformation has been tasteful and top-notch. No wonder Aspen has acquired Tremblant, and Intrawest ski resorts Steamboat, Winter Park, and Stratton too.
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|Mont Tremblant||Edelweiss Valley|
|beginner||21 %||33 %|
|intermediate||32 %||48 %|
|advanced||47 %||17 %|
|child lift ticket||Free||$5 CAD ($4 USD)|
|adult lift ticket||$89 CAD ($69 USD)||$39 CAD ($30 USD)|
|value for money||-|
|average total snowfall||111″||12″|