ABOUT THE MONTAGNARDS
Welcome to the Sugarloaf Park website developed by Les Montagnards.
FRIENDS OF THE PARK SINCE 1978!
Les Montagnards Outdoor Club has been working on the development of outdoor ADVENTURES at the Park since 1978.
The club brings together those interested in developing outdoor activities at PARC SUGARLOAF, particularly around the Montagnards trails in the park’s hinterland.
THE BACK COUNTRY OF THE PARK,
THE DOMAIN OF THE MONTAGNARDS
The Les Montagnards Outdoor Club works mainly in the hinterland of the park where the trails named MONTAGNARDS TRAILS are located.
MANAGER THE MONTAGNARD CHALET
The Montagnards Outdoors Club Inc. is responsible for operating the Montagnards chalet according to an agreement between the Club and the New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, the department responsible for provincial parks.
PARTNERSHIP WITH SUGARLOAF PARK
The Montagnards work closely with the Sugarloaf Park management to coordinate the maintenance, development and promotion of the Montagnards trails. This partnership has enabled over the years significant developments in this great outdoor area.
The members of the Club are the holders of the annual cross-country ski, snowshoeing, hiking and biking passes of the Montagnards.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP:
Right to the KEY giving ACCESS to the MONTAGNARDS CHALET
Voting rights at the annual meeting
Right to be elected to the Club Board of Directors
Active participation in the development of the outdoors in the Park and in the region
Free access or discounts to certain Club activities
BECOME A MEMBER • BUY YOUR ANNUAL PASS!
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The MONTAGNARDS Outdoor Club Inc. is currently managed by a Board of Directors composed of the following people:
Gilles Bourassa, President [Interim]
Marie-Josée Cyr Secretary
France Renault, Treasurer
Jean-Paul Frenette & Michelle Arseneault,
Co-Directors of operations of the chalet and trails
Andrée Marchand, Communication
Félix Bourget, Director
Ken Bouchard, Director
Marc-André Savoie, Director
Georges Roy, Director
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Members are called once a year to the Annual General Meeting which is held in November of each year to report activities to members, discuss future priorities and to elect directors.
OBJECTIVES OF THE CLUB
Group individuals interested in the practice of leisure or competitive outdoor activities at Sugarloaf Park and in the region
Identify common objectives leading to the development of outdoor activities at Sugarloaf Park and elsewhere in the region
Promote the outdoors and active living at Sugarloaf Park and elsewhere in the region by organizing events, groups outings and activities
Facilitate the distribution of information on outdoor activities at Sugarloaf Park and elsewhere in the area, mainly through the Internet
Collaborate with Sugarloaf Park to promote the development of outdoor activities and infrastructures of Sugarloaf Park and elsewhere in the region
Support skills development for outdoor and adventure activities of members by organizing training seminars, workshops, conferences, etc.
Collaborate with area communities and the tourism industry to develop outdoor infrastructures and tourist visitation at Sugarloaf Park and elsewhere in Restigouche.
JOIN THE MONTAGNARDS!
A dynamic community of outdoor enthusiasts from the MONTAGNARDS club dedicated to the development of the outdoors at PARC SUGARLOAF.