Tag Archives: Sugarloaf

Winter weather on the way, it’s time to think snow

According to the most recent reports, it looks like a pretty good snowstorm will hit much of the state early Sunday morning, turning Maine into a winter wonderland. Or, if you’re like some folks I work with, the storm will officially mark the date when you’re supposed to make like a bear and hibernate for […]

Maine residents to get $29 lift tickets at Sugarloaf or Sunday River on Maine Ski Day

If you’re an avid skier and you’re looking for a bargain, you may want to head to either of the state’s biggest resorts on Sunday to celebrate Maine Ski Day. Thanks to sponsorship help from The Bank of Maine, both Sugarloaf in Carrabassett Valley and Sunday River in Newry will offer deeply reduced prices on […]

Sugarloaf debuts Wescott video series, ‘Surgery to Sochi’

After winning two Olympic gold medals — the first two ever awarded in his sport of snowboard cross — Maine’s Seth Wescott was among those expected to contend for another medal at the 2014 Sochi, Russia Games. Some thought the quest for that third gold medal ended on an Alaska mountain in April, when Wescott […]

Snow? We don’t need no stinkin’ snow

For the past 20-odd years, my family has enjoyed a tradition that involves packing up our vehicles with a week’s worth of supplies (picture the Beverly Hillbillies, if you please … these cars are truly stuffed to the gills) and converging on Maine’s tallest ski mountain for a week of fun. According to that tradition, […]

Sugarloaf’s new chair lift up and running; good riddance to Spillway

On Saturday, officials at the Sugarloaf resort celebrated the opening of their new Skyline Quad, a four-person chairlift that replaced the Spillway East and West chairs. As you may remember an accident on Spillway injured several skiers, last year. That lift was removed during the off-season. And this bigger, better, faster chair is now in […]