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Irene Hits Carrabassett Valley

The day after Irene dropped several inches of rain in  Carrabassett Valley, closing rt 27 and stranding 100s of people on Sugarloaf, we get out to take a look at some of the aftermath. The bridge just north of the access road and the bridge just north of Carrabassett Valley Academy on rt 27 did not fair […]

2011 Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge

On July 24th the first ever Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge was held from the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center. This was a 60 mile endurance race and a huge success!

All-Terrain Vehicles find great riding throughout the Flagstaff Area

Picture miles of trails up mountains, alongside lakes, away from it all deep in the woods of the western mountains of Maine, yet with easy access to rooms & eateries along the way!

Bald Mountain Hike in Oquossoc

This is a super, relatively easy half-day hike with a million dollar view of the western Maine mountains & lakes. Bald Mountain directions from Sugarloaf Ski Resort: From the base of the Sugarloaf access road, head North (Right) on ME 27/16. Once in Stratton Take a Left (S.West) onto ME 16 towards Rangeley. Continue on ME […]

Goods Things about the Warmer Seasons?

Locavore Dinners at the Shipyard Restaurant in the Sugarloaf Inn

Who would have thought!!??

Getting rid of Avalanche Control was unthinkable!!! The classic old cabin beside Tote Road

Amos Winter's niece on skiing Sugarloaf

An old photo of three young women at the top of Narrow Gauge long ago blown up for use by Sugarloaf’s Marketing Department had been on the wall in WSKI for over 20 years

All Trails Celebration/West Saddleback Connector dedication

On June 25th 2011, the High Peaks Alliance for the Maine Department of Conservation and the Bureau of Parks and Land held the “All Trails Celebration”

“Heroes vs. Villains” 2011 Kingfield Festival Parade

Kingfield Days this weekend & the forecast is PERFECT so be sure to check out all the fun activities downtown & around Kingfield all weekend! Click here to view a glimpse of the Kingfield Festival Days “Heroes vs. Villains” Parade.  

Cascade Stream Gorge

Located just off route 4 below Rangeley in Sandy River Plantation lies a wonderful short walk to a spectacular set of waterfalls and pools. Acquired by Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust, this 2000 foot gorge has a 16 ft waterfall and hosts some wicked deep depths. An excellent spot on a hot summer day in the […]