Accomodation Passport

IAT-QC Accomodation Fees

  • camping platform

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    Price: 5,75$ by night, by person

  • shelter (LEAN-TO)

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    Price: 17,25$ by night, by person

  • REFUGE

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    Price: 23,00$ by night, by person

 

The IAT-QC offers four types of accomodation along the trails: camping, shelters, refuges and private accommodation.
If you are planning a thru-hike, you should consider buying an IAT-QC passport.
 

To make reservations of IAT-QC sites except for the the Gaspésie National Park, please contact us by email or at the following number:


(418) 566-2058 ● infosiaquebec@gmail.com

 

For reservations of the Gaspésie National Park, please contact the SÉPAQ at the following number:

1-800-665-6527 (Option #4) ● www.sepaq.com
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Except for the Gaspésie national park and the Forillon National Park of Canada, there are no daily access fees.
 

PASSPORTS

What is the Passport SIA-QC?

The passport of the IAT-QC is a license for the hiker to use, without reservation, camping sites, shelters and refuges of IAT-QC only. In addition to enabling a cost saving, passport allows greater flexibility hikers, since there is no obligation to make a reservation.

Before acquiring a passport you have an obligation to provide the IAT-QC a copy of your itinerary and dates of the beginning of the stay on the path. This is for your safety and that allows us to locate you more easily into the path if necessary.

Passport GR A1 Great Crossing

The passport "Great Crossing" can be valid for a period of 10 years or until the completion of 650 km, with the exception of the Gaspésie National Park which is only valid for the current season.

Including Parks: Includes the crossing of the Gaspésie National Park and Forillon National Park. Access rights to the park are not included in the rates.

Excluding Parks: Does not include the crossing of the Gaspésie National Park and Forillon National Park. Excellent for those who will do so over several years.

* The access card to the Parc de la Gaspésie is available at a cost of $ 36.95 + tax = $ 42.50

Passport by sector


The sector Passport is for those who wish to make the crossing of a sector or several sectors in particular. (Ex: the Matane Wildlife Reserve and Matapedia Valley).

Valid for the current season during the official opening period of the trail.

Access rights to the park are not included in the rates.

* The access card to the Gaspésie National Park is available at a cost of $ 36.95 + tax = $ 42.50


Passport to the day


The Passport to the day for those wishing to hike for a determined period of time without making a reservation to the card. Maybe interesting for those wishing overlapped 2 areas or enjoy several days of hiking through the 650 km of the IAT-QC Trail (ex: passport 6-7 days: 2 days in the Matane Wildlife Reserve, 2 days in the Upper-Gaspé, 2 days on the Gaspé Coast).

Invalid in the area of ​​the Gaspésie National Park.

Valid for the current season during the official opening period of the trail.

Access rights to the park are not included in the rates.

Passports Fees 2018

                       *Obligation to present an itinerary (places, dates), and to complete a report (survey).        
                       *Requirement to give way to hikers who have a reservation.        
                       *Valid during the official trail opening period (June 24 to September 30).        
                       *See full regulation at the bottom of the page.        
             

Passport - Crossing the GR A1 (without access rights)

Member price Not member   Average per day    
All sectors 390,00 $ 448,50 $   8,67 $    
Excluding Parks (Forillon and Gaspésie) 220,00 $ 253,00 $   7,33 $    

* Valid for several seasons, to allow a complete crossing of the trail (650 km).

       
             
Passport - By Sector Member price Not member   Average per day   Average # of days
Avignon (From Matapédia to Assemetquagan River) 25,00 $ 28,75 $   6,25 $   4
Matapédia Valley ( From Assemetquagan River to Matane Wildlife Reserve) 55,00 $ 63,25 $   6,88 $   8
Matane Wildlife Reserve 75,00 $ 86,25 $   8,33 $   9
Gaspésie National Park (+ access rights  8.50$ x days or annual  42.50 $ not include) 190,00 $ 218,50 $   19,00 $   9
Upper Gaspé 25,00 $ 28,75 $   6,25 $   4
Gaspé Coast 55,00 $ 63,25 $   6,88 $   8
Forillon (+ access rights =  7.80 $ x days or 39.20 $ annual not include) 40,00 $ 46,00 $   10,00 $   3
* Valid for the current season during the official trail opening period.       45
             

Passport - By the day (Excluding Gaspésie National Park)

Member price Not member   Average per day    
1 day 10,00 $ 11,50 $   10,00 $    
2 to 3 days 25,00 $ 28,75 $   8,33 $    
4 to 5 days 40,00 $ 46,00 $   8,00 $    
6 to 7 days 50,00 $ 57,50 $   7,14 $    
14 days 100,00 $ 115,00 $   7,14 $    
21 days 150,00 $ 172,50 $   7,14 $    
30 days 200,00 $ 230,00 $   6,67 $    

* Valid for the current season during the official trail opening period.

       

Included Accommodation Sites

This is the list of the accommodation sites where a hiker can camp with the passport.  Please note that the accommodation sites in the Gaspesie National Park are accessible only by those who bought the passport with the access card.

  • Matapedia Valley: Matapedia, Turcotte, Corbeau, Quartz, Ruisseaux-Creux, Les Champs, Les Chutes, Amqui, Les Trois-Sœurs, Saint-Vianney.
  • Matane Wildlife Reserve: Ruisseau-des-Pitounes, Lac Tombereau, Montagne-a-Valcourt, Lac-Matane, Lac du Gros-Ruisseau, Mont-Craggy, Lac-Beaulieu, Petit-Sault, Ruisseau-Bascon.
  • Gaspesie National Park: Nyctale and Huard shelters and the following campsites : Le Kalmia ; Le Saule ; Lac Cascapedia; La Fougere ; La Riviere ; La Camarine; Mont-Jacques-Cartier. Except for the Nyctale and Huard shelters, the passport only allows the use of the camping platforms specially indicated for long distance hikers. At the Cascapedia, la Riviere and Mont-Jacques-Cartier campgrounds, please see the campground guard who will indicate which site you can use. Passport holders have access to sanitary blocks and any other services, like any other client of the campground. *Park access fee is included in the price of the passport (if you buy it with the access card). Please make sure to have your annual park access card on hand during your stay at the Parc national de la Gaspesie.
  • Upper Gaspe: Les Cabourons, Ruisseau-Flétan, Grand-Sault.
  • Gaspe Coast: Les Terrasses, Les Cascades, La Chute, Zephir, Les Carrieres, L'Erabliere.
  • Forillon National Park: Les Lacs, Les Crêtes #1, Les Crêtes #2.

Rules

- Obligation to provide to the IAT-QC a copy of your itinerary and dates of the beginning of the stay on the trail.

- Give way its place in a shelter or on a camping platform in favor of a hiker who has a reservation.

- Camp only on camping sites or shelters of IAT-QC.

- The hiker can take its accommodation site from 15h.

- The hiker must have left his accommodation site from 10h.

- Access to the “Auberge de Montagnes des Chic-Chocs” is not allowed to hikers of IAT-QC unless they have booked a room.

- Always keep your passport and present, if necessary, the protection officers, park employees, supervisors or hikers who duly booked.

- Completing, at the end of his hiking a questionnaire (travel report) and submit it to IAT-QC.

- The passport is not transferable.

- Passport "Grande Traversée" can be valid for a period of 10 years or until the completion of 650 km,with the exception of the Gaspesie National Park area which is only valid for the current season.

 

MODIFICATION AND CANCELLATION OF PASSPORTS

For any change or cancellation of a passport, please contact the IAT-QC at 1-418-562-7885. A customer service agent will be happy to respond to your request, according to the applicable terms.

 

PASSPORT «GRANDE TRAVERSÉE GR A1», PASSPORT GASPESIE NATIONAL PARK OR ANNUAL ACCESS CARD TO GASPESIE NATIONAL PARK

* No changes allowed.

* No refunds.

 

ALL OTHER PASSPORTS

- MORE THAN 30 DAYS BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE STAY

* For the modification1 of a passport, no fee will be charged.

* For the cancellation of a passport, a fee of 30% of the total amount is no refundable.

 

- 30 JOURS ET MOINS AVANT LE DÉBUT DU SÉJOUR

* For the modification1 of a passport, a fee of $ 20 will be charged.

* For the cancellation of a passport, no refund will be granted.

 

1 Note that postponing the dates of a passport is only possible for the current season and the next season.

To send us your itinerary, please complete the following e-mail form.