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The outdoor community for women

Les Chèvres de Montagne is the largest outdoor community for women. We create unique events designed to offer memorable experiences for passionate outdoor enthusiasts and those new to the outdoor community. We hope to inspire, teach and have fun while providing lessons and tools to participants to allow them to start or progress in one or more outdoor sports.

A passionate team

Pascale Vézina Rioux

Pascale Vézina Rioux

Directrice & Coaching
Pascale Vézina Rioux: une fille qui n'a pas froid aux yeux et qui aime l'aventure! Éternelle passionnée, elle déborde d'énergie et son désir de partager est infini. À la fois rêveuse et terre à terre, elle aime voir plus loin et toujours participer à des projets qui ont un impact significatif sur les autres et dans son milieu. D'abord formée en tant qu'enseignante en mathématiques au secondaire, Pascale a aussi été impliquée dans OFR depuis 2006 en tant qu'entraîneure de freeski. Skieuse hors pair, elle pratique aussi plusieurs autres sports de plein air comme le ski hors piste, le kitesurf, la randonnée, la voile, la course en sentier, le vélo de route, le vélo de montagne et l'escalade.
Émilie Richard

Émilie Richard

Co-directrice & Nutritionniste
Émilie a toujours été passionnée par le sport, la bonne bouffe et l'aventure. Après avoir complété une maitrise en nutrition du sport, le besoin de faire découvrir ses passions s'est concrétisé en prenant part à la belle communauté des Chèvres de montagne. Ce qu'elle désire le plus, c'est de vous faire découvrir des nouvelles idées recettes pour le plein air qui rallient simplicité, saine alimentation éco-responsable et évidemment de délicieuses saveurs. Coureuse et cycliste aguerrie, elle adore aussi la course en sentier, le ski de fond, et le snow. Pour elle, le bonheur est facile: c'est rire, rire encore, être dehors, bouger et partager de bon repas avec des êtres humains uniques! Maintenant co-directrice des Chèvres, elle s'implique au quotidien pour faire de la communauté un projet qui saura perdurer dans le temps. Il est plutôt difficile de ne pas tomber sous le charme d'Em dès la première rencontre!
Elisabeth Blais

Elisabeth Blais

Communications & Coaching
Elisabeth is happy to have found a job where she gets to spend her time outdoors, on Facebook and on Instagram!
Alice Fleury

Alice Fleury

Graphic design
After completing a certificate in fine arts and a bachelor's degree in graphic design, Alice joins les chèvres team. Being a woman who likes to discover new sports, she immediately clicked with the philosophy of the community. It is a project that is close to her heart and that allows her to get out of her comfort zone by participating in activities. Ultimately, it is with her illustrations, her creativity and her passion for design that she brings the vision of the chèvres community to life. You will notice her nice work everywhere on the ground: mountain bike jerseys, Xalibu "La Chèvre" ski, stickers on mugs or thermos and several projects to come ... Thank you Alice, your role is essential and les chèvres would not be the same without you!
Andréanne Pichette

Andréanne Pichette

Coordonatrice Québec & Coaching
Andréanne Pichette est passionnée par tout ce qui englobe le sport et le plein air. Elle est tout juste retraitée de sa carrière de vélo de montagne professionnelle. Cette importante étape de vie étant derrière elle, elle a maintenant comme but ultime de répandre la beauté de ses passions à d'autres femmes. Spécialiste de vélo de montagne, elle ne s’arrête pas là, elle pratique le ski de fond depuis son tout jeune âge ainsi la course à pied en sentiers. Faire partie des Chèvres de montagne est pour elle de loin la meilleure façon de transmettre sa passion et de bien outillée le plus de femmes dans leur pratique en leur partageant son expertise. À l’extérieure des bois, Andréanne est professionnelle en ressources humaines, une autre manière pour elle de faire fleurir le meilleur du potentiel humain!
Emanuelle Soucy

Emanuelle Soucy

Laurentians Coordinator & Coaching
Passionate about sports and the outdoors, Manu is a trained massage therapist and is interested in everything relating to plants and traditional medicine. She loves the human side of her job, which gives her the chance to be part of the development of each of her clients. "I never miss an opportunity to travel and try new sports. This is what brings me to meet exciting and rad people like the beautiful les chèvres de montagne family!" To benefit from her expertise and her magnificent smile, you’ll want to join Manu backcountry skiing, fatbiking, mountain biking or even rock climbing!
Edith Castonguay Lebel

Edith Castonguay Lebel

Physiotherapist & Coaching
Edith trains les chèvres and helps the ladies take care of themselves too. An experienced trail runner, you can share a laugh with her while out cross-country skiing or at a mountain biking session in the Quebec region. Her charisma is unforgettable. Edith is an ideal outdoor partner!
Katherine Bergeron

Katherine Bergeron

Coaching & Chiropractionnist
Our beautiful Kate has supported us from the very beginning of the community. Having completed an undergraduate doctorate in Chiropractic and several additional training courses, she takes care of the safety of everyone in addition to helping with the coaching and coordination of the various events. That's not all, Katherine is even involved in daily communications! You will quickly notice, our Kate is an outstanding athlete in all the outdoor sports she experiences. You'll have the chance to meet her while backcountry skiing, mountain biking and even climbing adventures. But above all, you will have the pleasure of hearing her fly fishing and hunting stories from Quebec to the Yukon. A very special person whose signature is very meaningful within the team.
Laurie Dubois

Laurie Dubois

Mauricie Coordinator & Coaching
Involved from the start with us first as a participant, as a coach, and then as a coordinator, we can say that Laurie has les chèvres tattooed on her heart! She enjoys discovering new sports and sharing her passion for mountain biking and snowboarding. She wants to get the ladies of Mauricie moving while making us discover the potential of her region. She made fly fishing one of the most memorable weekends of the year! "Les Chèvres de Montagne is a community of women who all come together through their motivation and their pleasure in enjoying nature, moving, and letting go of their crazy. It inspires me and I aspire to help keep this movement alive!"
Marie-Noëlle Boisclair

Marie-Noëlle Boisclair

Environment & Coaching
Marie-Noëlle has been one of les chèvres from the very beginning. Engineer, natural athlete, and presently a badass mother of two, the most zen enthusiast of the team will be able to give the best climbing advice and above all, the most impressive demonstrations. Let us not forget that it is also she who will know how to make you feel good and safe during your first touring or mountain biking excursion. Finally, it is also with her that we will continue to develop our environmental awareness through the various events. It is irreplaceable and unique - we love it!
Maude Bougie

Maude Bougie

Accounting & coaching
Maude is passionate about everything related to outdoor activities and adventures. She was a snowboard instructor for several years before becoming a mountain biking coach. She enjoys many other outdoor activities such as hiking, SUP, running, backcountry skiing and many more. She is always ready to try new activities. What she loves above all is sharing her passion with motivated people! It is for this reason that she does not hesitate to take part in any of les chèvres de montagne events! She continuously shares her passion and discovers new activities with fellow women who are equally as passionate as she is. Maude studied accounting and has been working in a firm for several years. She also teaches accounting at various universities. If she's not working, you can usually find her outside, more often than not, somewhere in the mountains in Bromont!