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Quebec MRCG High Points

Showing JP Lavoie's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (51 out of 104, or 49.04%)

RankMRCGPeak Elev-M
Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.LavalMont-Laval65Laurentian MountainsUnknown
2.ManicouaganMont Veyrier1104Northern Quebec2002-10-14
3.Le Haut-Saint-FrançoisMont Mégantic1102Longfellow Mountains2010-03-01
4.Les SourcesMont Ham708Notre Dame Mountains2012-01-28
5.Le GranitWest Monument 443 Peak1187Longfellow Mountains2012-03-24 c
6.Les Jardins-de-NapiervilleLes Jardins-de-Napierville High Point123Adirondack Mountains2012-07-25 a
7.Le Haut-Saint-LaurentCovey Hill345Adirondack Mountains2012-07-25 b
8.Beauharnois-SalaberryBeauharnois-Salaberry High Point71Adirondack Mountains2012-07-25 c
9.Le Haut-RichelieuMont Saint-Grégoire252Notre Dame Mountains2012-07-25 d
10.QuébecMontagne des Trois Sommets572Laurentian Mountains2013-01-01
11.L'Île-d'OrléansL'Île-d'Orléans High Point151Laurentian Mountains2013-01-02
12.L'IsletMont Fournier656Notre Dame Mountains2013-01-18
13.MontréalMont Royal234Laurentian Mountains2013-05-26 a
14.Vaudreuil-SoulangesMont Rigaud228Southern Ontario2013-05-26 b
15.La Haute-YamaskaMont Brome554Notre Dame Mountains2013-06-14 a
16.MemphrémagogMont Orford860Green Mountains2013-06-14 b
17.Brome-MissisquoiSommet Rond962Green Mountains2013-06-15 b
18.RouvilleMont Yamaska418Notre Dame Mountains2013-06-15 c
19.MataneMont Logan1160Notre Dame Mountains2013-08-17
20.Les MaskoutainsMont Rougemont-Point 370380Notre Dame Mountains2013-09-21 b
21.Abitibi-OuestColline Oditan460Northern Ontario2014-04-18 b
22.CoaticookMont Hereford869New England Upland2014-05-17
23.Rouyn-NorandaMont Dominant565Northern Ontario2014-08-09
24.La Jacques-CartierMont du lac Bonneville940Laurentian Mountains2014-10-12
25.MontmagnyMontagne Grande Coulée - East Slope858Notre Dame Mountains2014-12-31 c
26.BellechasseMontagne du Midi916Notre Dame Mountains2014-12-31 e
 Bellechasse or Mont Saint-Magloire915Notre Dame Mountains2015-11-10
27.Les EtcheminsMontagne du Midi-Sommet Sud912Notre Dame Mountains2014-12-31 f
28.KamouraskaKamouraska High Point720Notre Dame Mountains2015-11-09
29.Robert-ClicheMont du Lac du Cinq680Notre Dame Mountains2015-11-11 a
30.LotbiniéreMont Sainte Margaurite686Notre Dame Mountains2015-11-11 b
31.JolietteJoliette High Point340Laurentian Mountains2015-12-05
32.BécancourBécancour High Point125Notre Dame Mountains2016-03-26
33.La Nouvelle-BeauceMont Frampton660Notre Dame Mountains2016-03-27
34.Les Pays-d'en-HautLes Pays-d'En-Haut High Point600Laurentian Mountains2016-04-16
 Pyrénées-Orientales or Les Pays-d'En-Haut High Point # 2600Laurentian Mountains2016-08-21
35.L'ÉrableMont Vianney591Notre Dame Mountains2016-04-17 a
36.Les AppalachesMont Adstock712Notre Dame Mountains2016-04-17 b
37.SherbrookeSherbrooke High Point401New England Upland2016-04-18 a
38.Pierre-de-SaurelPierre-de-Saurel High Point47Notre Dame Mountains2016-04-30
39.Les Collines-de-l'OutaouaisLes Collines-de-l'Outaouais High Point460Laurentian Mountains2016-05-03
40.Rimouski-NeigetteMont Long-Vue640Notre Dame Mountains2016-07-01
41.Les Îles-de-la-MadeleineBig Hill169Gulf of Saint Lawrence Appalachians2016-07-13 a
42.Sept-RivièresMont Lucie1097Northern Quebec2016-08-03
43.La Haute-GaspésieMont Jacques-Cartier1268Notre Dame Mountains2017-07-30
44.CaniapiscauSommet UA 21113Northern Quebec2017-09-06 c
45.GatineauColline de la Black269Laurentian Mountains2017-09-15
46.ArthabaskaMontagne à Simoneau627Notre Dame Mountains2017-09-17 a
47.Nicolet-YamaskaColline des Épinettes105Notre Dame Mountains2017-09-17 b
48.LévisLévis High Point128Notre Dame Mountains2017-10-09 a
49.Trois-RivièresTrois-Rivières High Point80Laurentian Mountains2017-10-09 b
50.Beauce-SartiganLiniere Benchmark780Longfellow Mountains2018-02-03
51.Les ChenauxCap de Roche230Laurentian Mountains2018-04-01
 LongueuilMont Saint-Bruno213Notre Dame Mountains 
 LajemmeraisMont Saint-Bruno - Sommet Central200Notre Dame Mountains 
 MirabelMont Bleu-Northwest Slope168Laurentian Mountains 
 ActonColline de la Rochelle-Acton bump301Notre Dame Mountains 
 Deux-MontagnesMont Bleu249Laurentian Mountains 
 DrummondCap de Wilson Pond249Green Mountains 
 Les MoulinsSouth Les Moulins High Point71Laurentian Mountains 
 Thérèse-de BlainvilleThérèse-de-Blainville High Point81Laurentian Mountains 
 RoussillonRousillon High Point58Adirondack Mountains 
 L'AssomptionL'Assomption High Point48Laurentian Mountains 
 La Haute-Côte-NordLa Haute-Côte-Nord High Point777Northern Quebec 
 Le Rocher-PercéMont Alexandre760Notre Dame Mountains 
 Le Domaine-du-RoyLe Domaine-du-Roy High Point747Laurentian Mountains 
 PortneufMont du lac Chézine880Laurentian Mountains 
 MinganieMinganie High Point1052Northern Quebec 
 Charlevoix-EstMont Jérémie1060Laurentian Mountains 
 Les LaurentidesMont Tremblant932Laurentian Mountains 
 La MitisMont Saint-Pierre-Northwest Slope800Notre Dame Mountains 
 Antoine-LabelleMont Sir-Wilfrid783Laurentian Mountains 
 BonaventureMont du ruisseau Josué781Notre Dame Mountains 
 KativikMont D'Iberville1652Torngat Mountains 
 La Côte-de-BeaupréMont Raoul-Blanchard1175Laurentian Mountains 
 Le Fjord-du-SaguenayMont Yapeitso1143Northern Quebec 
 JamésieMont Yapeitso1143Northern Quebec 
 CharlevoixMont de l'Enfer1110Laurentian Mountains 
 La MatapédiaMont Saint-Pierre906Notre Dame Mountains 
 Maria-ChapdelaineMaria-Chapdelaine High Point896Northern Quebec 
 MatawinieMontagne Noire887Laurentian Mountains 
 Matawinie or Le Carcan903Laurentian Mountains 
 La Côte-de-GaspéLa Côte-de-Gaspé High Point899Notre Dame Mountains 
 Lac-Saint-Jean-EstMont Apica899Laurentian Mountains 
 La Vallée-de-la-GatineauLac Bleak Peaks620Laurentian Mountains 
 MékinacMékinac High Point598Laurentian Mountains 
 Le Golfe-du-Saint-LaurentGolfe-du-Saint-Laurent High Point660Central and South Labrador 
 D'AutrayMont du lac Penang581Laurentian Mountains 
 PontiacMont du lac Meikle575Laurentian Mountains 
 TémiscouataMontagne Bleue-Northeast Slopes671Notre Dame Mountains 
 La Vallée-de-l'OrLa Vallée-de-l'Or High Point671Laurentian Mountains 
 AvignonMont du lac Sansfaçon664Notre Dame Mountains 
 La TuqueMont du lac à la Pluie661Laurentian Mountains 
 Le Val-Saint-FrançoisMont Chapman658Notre Dame Mountains 
 La Rivière-du-NordMont Olympia-Sommet est436Laurentian Mountains 
 SaguenayColline Simoncouche429Laurentian Mountains 
 MaskinongéMaskinongé High Point570Laurentian Mountains 
 MontcalmMontcalm High Point414Laurentian Mountains 
 La Vallée-du-RichelieuMont Saint-Hilaire408Notre Dame Mountains 
 Eeyou IstcheeEeyou Istchee High Point564Northern Quebec 
 PapineauMont du lac Écho528Laurentian Mountains 
 TémiscamingueTémiscamingue High Point533Laurentian Mountains 
 AbitibiMont Brumeux-Sommet est503Northern Ontario 
 Les BasquesMont du lac Ferré482Notre Dame Mountains 
 Rivière-du-LoupMont Citadelle-North Ridge488Notre Dame Mountains 
 ArgenteuilMont du lac Walker470Laurentian Mountains 
 ShawiniganShawinigan High Point480Laurentian Mountains 

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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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