The Mountain in Pictures

Every year, Les amis de la montagne invites all Montréal photographers, from amateurs to seasoned professionals, to train their lens on the mountain and submit their best pictures of Mount Royal in exchange for amazing prizes and great exposure!

Let your natural talent shine! We’re looking for stunning images that capture the beauty of Mount Royal’s landscapes, focus on its flora and fauna, and zoom in on its breathtaking vistas. 

2017 Edition

Theme: Celebrate Mount Royal!
Deadline to send in your pictures: The 2017 edition is now over. The next edition will start in May 2018. 


  1. Mount Royal, its heritage and history (buildings, monuments, personal archives, etc.)
  2. Nature at its microscopic or macroscopic level
  3. Active on the mountain (sports, leisure, celebrations, etc.)
  4. The mountain in black and white
  5. Youth vision of the mountain (for participants under 18 years old)  


Participants in this photo competition stand a chance of winning great prizes including:

  • A two-night package for two at the Sheraton Centre Montréal in a Sheraton Club room with breakfast and hors d’oeuvres, served at the Sheraton Club Lounge on the 37th floor
  • Publication of the winning photo in Journal Métro
  • One-year membership to L’imprimerie, Centre d’artistes
  • A two-night package for up to 6 people (up to 4 adults) in an Hékipia or Huttopia tent at one of the Sépaq locations
  • Free passes providing access to all excursions organized by Les amis de la montagne and free equipment rentals (snowshoes, skates, skis, boats and snow tubes)
  • A meal at the Café des Amis at the Beaver Lake Pavilion and many other great prizes! 
What’s more, all winning images are displayed at the Mount Royal Chalet from October 29, 2017, to May 2018, and posted on the Les amis de la montagne’s website.

Contest Rules

This photo competition is open to all shutterbugs! Please read contest rules for details.

2017 Winners

Visit Les amis de la montagne’s Flickr account to see the winners of past editions.

Thank You to Our Partners!


Logos of Mount Royal Photo Contest partners