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The final link in the Appalachian Trail was in our backyard & completed on Aug. 14, 1937

On Saturday Aug. 18, there will be a celebration of the anniversary of the last link of the Appalachian Trail’s completion on Aug. 14, 1937, which occured between Sugarloaf & Spaulding Mtn. in the western mountains of Maine. Go to www.matc.org for full details on the day’s events, & plan to be here to help […]

Maine Sports Commissioner speaks at ME. Lakes & Mtns. Tourism meeting July 24

Kerry Hoey met with the various representatives from the Lakes & Mountains Region to talk about Sports Tourism  & what the State is doing to inventory the many options for tourists to enjoy when they visit Maine. In our region alone, the list of fun things to do that will keep you fit continues to need […]

Untamed New England hits Carrabassett Valley

June 19th thru the 24th saw adventure racers from around the globe navigating their way through the Sugarloaf region. Untamed New England is a four day non stop race consisting of mountain biking, orienteering, packrafting, padding, ropes, trekking, whitewater rafting and wilderness navigation. Known as “more an adventure than a race”.  Race headquarters were at the Sugarloaf Outdoor […]

The Sound of Music in the Mountains

There’s no more majestic backdrop or fantastic natural audio-enhancing environment than you’ll find when you experience a symphony orchestra playing in the western mountains of Maine! This archive footage from the Portland Symphony Orchestra is a good reminder that the Kingfield POPs w/ the Bangor Symphony Orchestra & Noel Paul Stookey (oh WOW!!!) will soon be […]

2012 marks 30 years of the Sugarloaf Marathon

May 20th is the 30th Annual Sugarloaf Marathon & 15K. The Sugarloaf Marathon is Maine’s oldest continuously run marathon, drawing over 1500 runners from all over the U.S. and Eastern Canada this year. Along Maine’s Scenic By-way Route 27,  it is by far, the most scenic run imaginable w/ views of Flagstaff Lake & the Bigelow Range, […]

What to do this weekend in the Western Mtns

What to do this weekend in the Western Mtns

Lots happening this weekend in the Western Mountains of Maine. Let’s start off with the weather. Forecasts call for rain and drizzle to end Saturday. We should see highs around 60 degrees on Saturday with overnight lows in the mid 30’s. Sunday looks like the pick of the weekend with forecasted highs in the mid 60’s with full sunshine, […]

There were other winners this Reggae Weekend!

Mark Schwartz might’ve been the big grand prize winner of the Spillway Chair, but there were plenty of other people who will leave the mountain with a slightly fuller vehicle than when they arrived. On Saturday Night, Brittney had a little contest: Whoever could make it up to the base of WSKI’s Quad Cam would win […]

Congrats to Mark Schwartz for winning the Spillway Chair!

 Watch and Win for the winter season wrapped up on Sunday morning and Kip was there to finally draw the name of the lucky winner of an authentic, limited-edition Spillway Chair! As Kip would say, you don’t get prizes like that on the Today Show! Kip was joined by John Byrne of the Sugarloaf Ski […]

22nd NE Pan Festival happening here!

Don’t knock it till you’ve heard it!! And even more fun to participate by playing! Steel drums can produce great sounds & the proof can be seen & heard at Sugarloaf May 5 when our local Steel Drum Band from Stratton plays Host to groups from all over New England. There’s no charge so pack up the […]

2012 Carrabassett Valley Town Meeting

The biggest article on the CV Town Meeting agenda was the need to replace the irrigation at the Sugarloaf Golf Course. After hearing from the NH golf course expert on the current status of the 25 year + irrigation system & how technology has changed with new & better ways to achieve the desired results, the […]