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Laurentians: November 2013 Archives

Remembering Gray Rocks

Family is the one word that comes up again and again when describing what it was like to spend time at the ski resort of Gray Rocks in the Laurentians during its glory days. We speak to two people who made up that close-knit community.

Denise Charette started skiing on the slopes of Gray Rocks in the late 1940s, and raised her family next door. Her husband, Réal Charette, became the first Canadian to be appointed a director of a ski school in Canada, and was
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We also hear from Melissa Bindon. She was part of the last generation that learned to ski there in the 1990s, and worked there shortly before it closed in 2009. Melissa shared her photos from her August visit with us, you can see them on our Facebook page or her Instagram account.
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