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hello sorry to ask so many questions and thanks to all who have helped ,we are planning to start in Roberval,QC 

1st day Roberval to Forestville QC (my question is I used the map and it says 256 miles from Roberval to Forestville) it shows the Route but no trail # on map I just want to make sure that this is a snowmobile trail and we can make it there in 1 day ????

if anyone can help it would be appreciated

2nd day from Forestville to catch the ferry over to Mutane

Thanks 

Zrtkat

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83 out of roberval east,pickup the 3 east to tadousac ferry to forestville. there are some green trails out there also depending on your time frame.you could also do the 93 east north of saguenay river

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I would take 93 and the pelchat trail towards Les Escoumins. Trail is signed 'pelchat'. Its the orange trail on the fcmq map that goes to escoumins.   Thats just me though

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do you think it would be better for us to stage out of Saguenay 

1st day Saguenay to Forestville

would that be a better option for us ?????

Thanks for all the replies

zrtkat

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  That is a good way to go. You can also take 93 all the way down to 3  there's a shortcut on 3 it cuts off the long ride down to les escouins

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1 minute ago, Byrd said:

 I would definitely stage out of Saguenay 

Byrd

where would you stay at any sponsors in Saguenay ???????

we would be a little closer and would not be such a big day for us on the 1st day of our ride

Thanks 

Zrtkat

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36 minutes ago, zrtkat said:

Byrd

where would you stay at any sponsors in Saguenay ???????

we would be a little closer and would not be such a big day for us on the 1st day of our ride

Thanks 

Zrtkat

The Delta to Forrestville is very doable in a day...from Roberval now that would be a challenge 

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Zrtkat, I see you are coming from Ohio. How many days do you plan to spend on the trails? There are plenty of options for starting out that will get you more trail time and less truck time. Maybe start in Shawinigan or St. Ray. Take a day to get to the Saguenay then the next day ride to Forestel. If your planning on shuttling back to Quebec City at the end you really will make that time up anyway on the return

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8 hours ago, viper2 said:

Zrtkat, I see you are coming from Ohio. How many days do you plan to spend on the trails? There are plenty of options for starting out that will get you more trail time and less truck time. Maybe start in Shawinigan or St. Ray. Take a day to get to the Saguenay then the next day ride to Forestel. If your planning on shuttling back to Quebec City at the end you really will make that time up anyway on the return

viper2

we where thinking of starting in St Raymond but we would have to many miles to cover on our time frame

we are going to start in Saguenay to forestville     or anyplace we can make in 1 day riding to forestville

forestville to baie-comeau to Mutane (Ferry)

7 days of riding the Gaspe

back the same way to truck

I would like to start closer and save the driving time in the truck

11 days riding

2 days travel time

Thanks 

Zrtkat

 

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1 hour ago, zrtkat said:

viper2

we where thinking of starting in St Raymond but we would have to many miles to cover on our time frame

we are going to start in Saguenay to forestville     or anyplace we can make in 1 day riding to forestville

forestville to baie-comeau to Mutane (Ferry)

7 days of riding the Gaspe

back the same way to truck

I would like to start closer and save the driving time in the truck

11 days riding

2 days travel time

Thanks 

Zrtkat

 

I hear you, sometimes you gotta do what makes everything fall into place. I was just thinking if you are crossing back at Quebec City your ride to the truck in St. Ray would be kinda on your way home

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 Viper2

I am still open for suggestions for a place to start closer and 1 day ride to Forestville ,the closer the better less travel time in truck,last year we did a loop we started in Temiscaming and did a big loop this year we want to experience the Gaspe.

When you do not know the area it is hard to plan everything so any suggestions is greatly a[ppreciated

Zrtkat

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8 minutes ago, zrtkat said:

 Viper2

I am still open for suggestions for a place to start closer and 1 day ride to Forestville ,the closer the better less travel time in truck,last year we did a loop we started in Temiscaming and did a big loop this year we want to experience the Gaspe.

When you do not know the area it is hard to plan everything so any suggestions is greatly a[ppreciated

Zrtkat

I think with wanting to stay in Forestville on night 1 you only have a few good options. Driving to Jonquiere and taking the route Skippy Doo suggested is a good option just keep in mind when you are on that Orange (Pelchat) trail you are far from civilization. Not sure it is the best for Day 1 of a trip when everyone and their gear and sleds are getting settled in. Also if you have the trail maps downloaded on your GPS that will be a big help so you are sure you are on the right path. The other 2 places would be either Baie St. Paul or LeMalbaie the latter is where the casino is and is a little closer to Forestville

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2 minutes ago, viper2 said:

I think with wanting to stay in Forestville on night 1 you only have a few good options. Driving to Jonquiere and taking the route Skippy Doo suggested is a good option just keep in mind when you are on that Orange (Pelchat) trail you are far from civilization. Not sure it is the best for Day 1 of a trip when everyone and their gear and sleds are getting settled in. Also if you have the trail maps downloaded on your GPS that will be a big help so you are sure you are on the right path. The other 2 places would be either Baie St. Paul or LeMalbaie the latter is where the casino is and is a little closer to Forestville

I will check those places out ( where would you stay at ) also we need a secure place to leave our truck/Trailer) also I have a GPS which will be very helpful we would like a shorter day on our first day riding to get broke in plus I will be a little tired from our drive up there.

Thanks

Zrtkat

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2 hours ago, zrtkat said:

I will check those places out ( where would you stay at ) also we need a secure place to leave our truck/Trailer) also I have a GPS which will be very helpful we would like a shorter day on our first day riding to get broke in plus I will be a little tired from our drive up there.

Thanks

Zrtkat

We have parked at the Hotel Baie St. Paul a few times, they dont have a gated lot but we usually take precautions and lock things up and have never had an issue there. Never drove to LeMalbaie in the truck so not sure which place is best there for trucks and trailers

 

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I would like to find a place that has a gated lot to park inn I  want to make sure I  have a vehicle when I  get back

Thanks viper2

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Motel Maison Chez Laurent very safe and he has allowed us to leave truck and trailer at his house before. 

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