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Quebec MRCG High Points

Showing Serge Massad's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (90 out of 104, or 86.54%)

RankMRCGPeak Elev-M Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.KativikMont D'Iberville1652Torngat Mountains2017-08-08
2.La Haute-GaspésieMont Jacques-Cartier1268Notre Dame Mountains2005-09-05
3.Le GranitWest Monument 443 Peak1187Longfellow Mountains2016-05-21
4.La Côte-de-BeaupréMont Raoul-Blanchard1175Laurentian MountainsUnknown
5.MataneMont Logan1150Notre Dame Mountains2016-03-23
6.Le Fjord-du-SaguenayMont Yapeitso1128Northern Quebec 
6.JamésieMont Yapeitso1128Northern Quebec 
8.ManicouaganMont Veyrier1104Northern Quebec2016-09-28
9.Le Haut-Saint-FrançoisMont Mégantic1102Longfellow Mountains2002-03-16
10.CharlevoixMont de l'Enfer1100Laurentian Mountains2016-09-25 a
11.CaniapiscauSommet UA 21097Northern Quebec 
12.Sept-RivièresMont Lucie1082Northern Quebec 
13.MinganieMinganie High Point1052Northern Quebec 
14.Charlevoix-EstMont Jérémie1050Laurentian Mountains2017-07-09
15.Brome-MissisquoiSommet Rond962Green Mountains2016-04-23
16.Les LaurentidesMont Tremblant932Laurentian Mountains2005-04-30
17.La Jacques-CartierMont du lac Bonneville930Laurentian Mountains2015-06-20
18.BellechasseMontagne du Midi916Notre Dame Mountains2016-01-30
 Bellechasse or Mont Saint-Magloire915Notre Dame Mountains2016-06-10
19.Les EtcheminsMontagne du Midi-Sommet Sud912Notre Dame Mountains2016-01-30
20.La MatapédiaMont Saint-Pierre906Notre Dame Mountains2016-06-12
21.Maria-ChapdelaineMaria-Chapdelaine High Point896Northern Quebec 
22.MatawinieMontagne Noire887Laurentian Mountains2015-04-19
 Matawinie or Le Carcan883Laurentian Mountains 
23.La Côte-de-GaspéLa Côte-de-Gaspé High Point884Notre Dame Mountains2016-06-11
23.Lac-Saint-Jean-EstMont Apica884Laurentian Mountains2015-02-28
25.CoaticookMont Hereford869New England Upland2016-02-13
26.PortneufMont du lac Chézine860Laurentian Mountains2016-08-04
27.MemphrémagogMont Orford850Green Mountains2005-11-26
27.MontmagnyMontagne Grande Coulée - East Slope850Notre Dame Mountains2016-01-30
29.La MitisMont Saint-Pierre-Northwest Slope790Notre Dame Mountains2016-06-12
30.Antoine-LabelleMont Sir-Wilfrid783Laurentian Mountains2016-04-16
31.BonaventureMont du ruisseau Josué781Notre Dame Mountains2017-10-07 b
32.Beauce-SartiganLiniere Benchmark774Longfellow Mountains2013-10-19
33.La Haute-Côte-NordLa Haute-Côte-Nord High Point762Northern Quebec 
34.Le Rocher-PercéMont Alexandre740Notre Dame Mountains2016-06-11
35.Le Domaine-du-RoyLe Domaine-du-Roy High Point732Laurentian Mountains 
36.Les AppalachesMont Adstock712Notre Dame Mountains2015-12-28
37.Les SourcesMont Ham708Notre Dame Mountains2016-01-23
38.KamouraskaKamouraska High Point700Notre Dame Mountains2016-01-29
39.LotbiniéreMont Sainte Margaurite686Notre Dame Mountains2014-10-13
40.Robert-ClicheMont du Lac du Cinq670Notre Dame Mountains2015-03-15
41.AvignonMont du lac Sansfaçon664Notre Dame Mountains2017-10-07 a
42.La TuqueMont du lac à la Pluie661Laurentian Mountains 
43.Le Val-Saint-FrançoisMont Chapman658Notre Dame Mountains2016-01-24
44.L'IsletMont Fournier656Notre Dame Mountains2016-01-30
45.TémiscouataMontagne Bleue-Northeast Slopes655Notre Dame Mountains2016-01-29
45.La Vallée-de-l'OrLa Vallée-de-l'Or High Point655Laurentian Mountains2016-09-04
47.La Nouvelle-BeauceMont Frampton650Notre Dame Mountains2016-01-31
47.Le Golfe-du-Saint-LaurentGolfe-du-Saint-Laurent High Point650Central and South Labrador 
49.ArthabaskaMontagne à Simoneau627Notre Dame Mountains2015-12-28
50.Rimouski-NeigetteMont Long-Vue625Notre Dame Mountains2016-06-13
51.La Vallée-de-la-GatineauLac Bleak Peaks610Laurentian Mountains2016-09-03
52.MékinacMékinac High Point598Laurentian Mountains2016-08-04 b
53.L'ÉrableMont Vianney591Notre Dame Mountains2015-12-27
54.D'AutrayMont du lac Penang581Laurentian Mountains2017-07-16
55.Les Pays-d'en-HautLes Pays-d'En-Haut High Point580Laurentian Mountains2015-05-03
 Pyrénées-Orientales or Les Pays-d'En-Haut High Point # 2580Laurentian Mountains2015-05-03
56.PontiacMont du lac Meikle575Laurentian Mountains 
57.QuébecMontagne des Trois Sommets572Laurentian Mountains2014-10-11
58.Rouyn-NorandaMont Dominant565Northern Ontario2015-05-31
59.MaskinongéMaskinongé High Point560Laurentian Mountains2016-08-27
60.La Haute-YamaskaMont Brome554Notre Dame Mountains2004-05-01
61.Eeyou IstcheeEeyou Istchee High Point549Northern Quebec 
62.PapineauMont du lac Écho528Laurentian Mountains2017-11-05
63.TémiscamingueTémiscamingue High Point518Laurentian Mountains2016-08-21
64.AbitibiMont Brumeux-Sommet est503Northern Ontario 
65.Les BasquesMont du lac Ferré482Notre Dame Mountains2017-10-06 b
66.Rivière-du-LoupMont Citadelle-North Ridge472Notre Dame Mountains2016-01-29
67.ArgenteuilMont du lac Walker470Laurentian Mountains2017-08-20 a
68.ShawiniganShawinigan High Point460Laurentian Mountains2015-07-05
68.Abitibi-OuestColline Oditan460Northern Ontario2016-03-05
70.Les Collines-de-l'OutaouaisLes Collines-de-l'Outaouais High Point440Laurentian Mountains2016-04-29
71.La Rivière-du-NordMont Olympia-Sommet est436Laurentian Mountains2017-07-16 b
72.SaguenayColline Simoncouche429Laurentian Mountains2017-11-11 d
73.RouvilleMont Yamaska418Notre Dame Mountains2015-05-16
74.MontcalmMontcalm High Point414Laurentian Mountains2015-04-12
75.La Vallée-du-RichelieuMont Saint-Hilaire408Notre Dame Mountains1996-06-08
76.SherbrookeSherbrooke High Point401New England Upland2015-07-19
77.Les MaskoutainsMont Rougemont-Point 370370Notre Dame Mountains2015-12-20
78.Le Haut-Saint-LaurentCovey Hill345Adirondack Mountains2015-03-07
79.JolietteJoliette High Point320Laurentian Mountains2015-03-08
80.ActonColline de la Rochelle-Acton bump301Notre Dame Mountains2017-09-24 b
81.GatineauColline de la Black269Laurentian Mountains2017-08-20 c
82.Le Haut-RichelieuMont Saint-Grégoire252Notre Dame Mountains2015-12-20
83.Deux-MontagnesMont Bleu249Laurentian Mountains2015-06-07
83.DrummondCap de Wilson Pond249Green Mountains2017-09-24 c
85.MontréalMont Royal234Laurentian Mountains1996-06-08
86.Vaudreuil-SoulangesMont Rigaud228Southern Ontario2017-07-01 b
87.Les ChenauxCap de Roche222Laurentian Mountains2015-05-18
88.LongueuilMont Saint-Bruno213Notre Dame Mountains2013-03-06
89.LajemmeraisMont Saint-Bruno - Sommet Central190Notre Dame Mountains2015-05-16
90.Les Îles-de-la-MadeleineBig Hill169Gulf of Saint Lawrence Appalachians 
91.MirabelMont Bleu-Northwest Slope168Laurentian Mountains2015-06-07
92.L'Île-d'OrléansL'Île-d'Orléans High Point151Laurentian Mountains2014-10-12
93.LévisLévis High Point128Notre Dame Mountains2017-09-24 e
94.BécancourBécancour High Point125Notre Dame Mountains2016-01-23
95.Les Jardins-de-NapiervilleLes Jardins-de-Napierville High Point123Adirondack Mountains2015-03-07
96.Nicolet-YamaskaColline des Épinettes105Notre Dame Mountains2017-09-24 d
97.Thérèse-de BlainvilleThérèse-de-Blainville High Point81Laurentian Mountains2017-07-16 b
98.Trois-RivièresTrois-Rivières High Point80Laurentian Mountains2015-03-01
99.Les MoulinsSouth Les Moulins High Point71Laurentian Mountains2015-04-11
99.Beauharnois-SalaberryBeauharnois-Salaberry High Point71Adirondack Mountains2015-03-07
101.LavalMont-Laval65Laurentian Mountains2015-04-08
102.RoussillonRousillon High Point58Adirondack Mountains2015-03-07
103.L'AssomptionL'Assomption High Point48Laurentian Mountains2015-03-08
104.Pierre-de-SaurelPierre-de-Saurel High Point47Notre Dame Mountains2015-02-21

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List Description

Quebec is currently divided into 104 “municipalités régionales de comté géographiques” or “geographic regional county municipalities”, and they are they are the closest equivalent to U.S. Counties in the province. They cover the entire area of Quebec and do not overlap, and are of roughly the same size and population as U.S. counties.

These 104 “counties” are of two types: 86 MRCs (regional county municipalities) and 18 TEs (equivalent territories). The TEs include large city areas like Montreal and Quebec City, plus large northern territories like Kativik. See the Wikipedia link below for more explanation of this topic.

Statistics Canada, the agency that runs the Canadian Census, generally uses the MRCGs as Census Divisions (CDs) in their tabulations, so they are statistically equivalent to the counties in the Maritime Provinces and Ontario, and the Regional Districts in British Columbia. However, the Statistics Canada numbering scheme for CDs only allows for codes from 00 to 99 within a single province, so they are forced to combine several groups of the MRCGs into bogus CDs. Therefore, this list is not a Quebec CD high point list—it shows all 104 MRCGs, the real administrative authorities.

Enough bureaucratic talk—this is quite a large and varied list of peaks. It includes a high and rugged summit in the Torngat Mountains in the far north, above-timberline expanses of the Chic-Chocs in the south, gentle hills in the area east of Montreal, huge flat expanses in the St. Lawrence valley, and many remote knobs in the vast watery maze of the Laurentians and the Canadian Shield. By area, Quebec is the largest state or province in North America (bigger than Alaska) and there is a lot of terrain here to cover.


Thanks must be offered to Don Desrosiers, who kindly shared a well-researched Quebec MGRC list he had been working on; to Michel Waechter and Serge Massad, who provided several corrections; to Gabriel Couët, who provided a wealth of information about various summits; and to Ben Lostracco, who has contributed lots of data about Quebec mountains to this site.

Primary sources for this list were the CanVec web mapping service data, the NTS 1:50,000 maps from, and old SoftMap CD-ROM set for the southeastern areas of the province, and the generous help of the individuals noted above. I tried to synthesize all these sources and cross-check across them all, in many cases trying to track down high points in the mind-numbing lake-studded terrain of the Canadian Shield. I am sure that there are still some errors on this list, and any corrections are welcome.


     Quebec MRCGs (Counties)


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