Here are some changes made to the long hiking guide the Assistant, 6th and 7th edition.
Changes to the 7th edition (April 2018)
- It is allowed to camp in the Adams Park near Nature Adventure, but there is now a fee.
- The Café Grocery Chez Casimir in Matapédia is closed.
- Motel Restigouche is closed.
- We can not camp at Camp Sable Chaud anymore.
- There are now Water Boxes at Cabourons Refuge and Grand Falls Campground.
- Mont-Louis: The St-Maxime Motel has become the Auberge restaurant L'Amarré and the Motel Ro-Zach no longer exists.
- Anse-Pleureuse: The cottage is closed.
- Gros-Morne: Resto Chez Gina is now named Restaurant RoClo
- Grande-Vallée: The inn Richard is now called Motel Richard, Motel Grande-Vallée is now called Hotel-Motel Grande-Vallée Des Monts
Changes to the 6th edition
- Changing passport information (addition of 3 kinds of passports)
- Prices of accommodation and regulations for reservations is updated.
- The post office of Manche d'Épée is closed.
- P.47 companion, there is a mistake in the table of distances between the camping La Camarine and camping Mont Jacques-Cartier. It is registered 0.3 KM, but the distance is 13.3 KM
For the shelter from Saint-Alexandre-des-Lacs, the key must be requested at the post office, not at the convenience store is now closed.
For the shelter from Sainte-Marguerite, there is no key to search. The shelter is permanently unlocked.
- The Ste-Marguerite convenience store are closed.
- The Shelter of Manche d'Épée has been relocated near Anse-Pleureuse, now it was call Shelter of Ruisseau-Flétan. (See new map of Haute-Gaspésie in the section maps)
- The Upper-Gaspé distance table was updated.
- Accomodation near Manche d'Épée and Madeleine:
Motel du Rocher et Chalets, 53, Rte Principale RR 2, (Manche d’Épée) Madeleine-Centre QC G0E 1P0 418-393-2425; Camping Chalet Bel-Air, 99, route Principale, Madeleine-Centre (Qc), Canada, G0E 1P0, 1 418 281-3449; Auberge Restaurant Chez Mamie Enr, 195, Rte Principale RR 2, Rivière-Madeleine QC G0E 2B0 418-393-2212; Hôtel Motel Bon Accueil ,208 Principale, Madeleine-Centre QC G0E 1P0 418-393-2323.
- The Shelter of the marina Rivière Madeleine: No longer available in 2017 as a choice of accommodation in Rivière Madeleine.
Changes of 7th edition
- Hikers are allowed to camp for in Adam Park (near Nature Aventure), but now you have to pay some fees.
- Chez Casimir is a grocery/coffee shop with local products in Matapédia, is now close.