Elevation

4,186 ft / 1,276 m

#2 in Quebec

#9,210 in Canada

Prominence

3,595 ft / 1,096 m

#1 in Quebec

#76 in Canada

Summits

28 summits

#26 in Quebec

#207 in Canada

Top climbing months

August   57%

July   21%

September  10%

Most climbed route

Main trail up.

Highlights

  • Mont Jacques-Cartier is a 4000 footer in the McGerrigle Range in the GaspÌ© Peninsula, Quebec, Canada.
  • Highest mountain in southern Quebec.
  • Protected by the GaspŽsie National Park and hosts the last remaining population of woodland caribou south of the Saint Lawrence River.
  • The broad summit plateau is above treeline and large cairns lead to a sturdy summit lookout tower.
  • The new International Appalachian Trail crosses its summit.
2 summits • 25.9 km • 658 m gain • 8 hr 18 min

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