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Things to know in Carrabassett Valley

Things to know in Carrabassett Valley

Check out some things to do in Carrabassett Valley from the many activities & classes available at the Anti-Gravity Complex at the Base of the Mtn, to the Library next door, art & special events with local residents & groups; never lacking for things to do, & Visitors are always welcome, too!!

The Original Whiffletree Construction

The Original Whiffletree Construction

As we wait for the snowmakers to fire up the guns and the season to start, check out this video of the original Whiffletree construction. Recognize anyone? The lift in the video has since been replaced with a Superquad and moved to what we now know as the Timberline lift…

Sugarloafer Don Fowler; 2019 Maine Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Induction

Sugarloafer Don Fowler; 2019 Maine Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Induction

If you’ve ever gotten first tacks (or the first chairlift ride of the day) at Sugarloaf, you’ve most likely stood in line with Don Fowler. A dedicated skier as well as local historian, Don has a passion for getting on the mountain for a morning of skiing… check out the video.

Good-bye Adrian. You were amazing! We will miss you…..

Good-bye Adrian. You were amazing! We will miss you…..

We are incredibly sad that Adrian Brochu has left this earth too early; a hard-working man with a heart for people & adventures, & a visionary of the REAL kind as a lot of Maine people now & in past decades, owe their jobs in the timber biz to the forward thinking that kept mills […]

Gauge headwall pre winch cats….

Gauge headwall pre winch cats….

Some of Sugarloaf’s finest red jackets among the skiers in this vintage (1980?) clip from the headwall of Narrow Gauge WAY before Cribworks was cut to skier’s left. This is in pretty good shape compared to some days when VW sized moguls with ice troughs made things interesting w/ my old 215s…. A good skier […]

Fatbiking the shores of Flagstaff Lake

Fatbiking the shores of Flagstaff Lake

Another great fall activity to enjoy in our region. When the Long Falls Dam gates open up in the fall it may be an end to the motor boating season, but it also opens up miles and miles of shoreline to explore! Check it out…

Seth Wescott’s Maine Ski AND Snowboard Hall of Fame Induction

Seth Wescott’s Maine Ski AND Snowboard Hall of Fame Induction

The Ski Museum of Maine organization made two very notable firsts this past Saturday which we hope have broken the barrier once & for all! After sixteen years elsewhere, the 17th banquet to induct Mainers into their Hall of Fame was held at Maine’s premier mountain, Sugarloaf, with an attendance that surprised the skeptics, of […]

Good to Know Before You Go about these local businesses, for sure!

Good to Know Before You Go about these local businesses, for sure!

From where to put up visiting friends & family, to how to find ways to treat them to all our region offers, here are five WSKI sponsor businesses who will improve a stay in the Maine High Peaks with the unparalleled combo of local expertise, and genuine FRIENDLINESS that you simply won’t find anywhere else!

Bob Ash talks up Happy Tunes & CVB

Bob Ash talks up Happy Tunes & CVB

Bob Ash is a great ambassador to our area. Mountain Biking in the summer and skiing in the winter (as well as Fat biking), he knows what’s up. You’ll find him at Happy Tunes in the winter months and running his bike shop, Carrabassett Valley Bike in the summer. Check out the video to learn […]

Carrabassett Valley Academy’s Head of School, Kate Punderson

Carrabassett Valley Academy’s Head of School, Kate Punderson

CVA’s Head of School, Kate Punderson was on our live show this past weekend to tell us about opportunities for the upcoming season at Carrabassett Valley Academy and more. Check it out!