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The Mont-Tremblant area is a kind of Aspen-meets-Disneyland. It's beautiful country, with great skiing and an ever-expanding resort village on the slope -- a prime destination in the province in all four seasons.

Name That Tremblant! -- The abundant use of the name "Tremblant" makes things difficult to keep straight, so here's a primer.

There is Mont-Tremblant, the mountain. At the base of its slope is a growing resort village of hotels, restaurants, and shops that is sometimes called Tremblant, sometimes called Mont-Tremblant Station, and sometimes called the pedestrian village. About 5km (3 miles) northwest of the resort is an area which long ago was the region's center and which is now known as the old village of Mont-Tremblant. A cute commercial district about 12km (7 1/2 miles) south of the mountain used to be known as St-Jovite but is now called Centre-Ville (Downtown) Mont-Tremblant.

Feeding the confusion is the fact that, in 2005, the villages of St-Jovite and Mont-Tremblant and the pedestrian village combined to become a single entity named Ville de Mont-Tremblant. Many maps, hotels, and residents, however, still refer to the areas as distinct "sectors." Also, just adjacent to the pedestrian village is Lac (Lake) Tremblant. And don't forget the large national park: Parc National du Mont-Tremblant.