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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!

Carrabassett Valley Summer Recreation Programs

Carrabassett Valley Summer Recreation Programs

We caught up with Carrabassett Recreation Director Deb Bowker to learn a bit about what is on offer this summer for activities and programs. There’s so much to take advantage of and these programs are a great way to to get involved…

Word from Tea Pond is OPEN!!!

Word from Tea Pond is OPEN!!!

A piece of paradise in the Maine wilderness is a place to go all year round BUT mud season, so after a short break they are open again! The road is dried out, the lawns have been raked and the docks and boats are in the water. Open Thursday May 17 – Saturday May 19th […]

Homage to the demise of the long time Sugarloaf tradition of an Easter Parade…

Homage to the demise of the long time Sugarloaf tradition of an Easter Parade…

Used to be a big part of the Easter Holiday’s huge celebration at the Mtn. over the decades; from the adults who started with epic efforts 50 years ago, to the hundreds, probably thousands of kids who participated in the Annual Easter Parade as part of the Mountain Magic activities over the decades…. very sad […]

Carrabassett Valley update from Dave Cota

Carrabassett Valley update from Dave Cota

Carrabassett Valley’s town manager Dave Cota has a busy job. He stopped by the WSKI TV 17 studio to bring us up to date with all the projects and happenings in this great community, with Town Meeting March 14 at the Outdoor Center… FMI: carrabassettvalley.org

Marcia White talks Summer Bike events and the new Kids glade at Sugarloaf

Marcia White talks Summer Bike events and the new Kids glade at Sugarloaf

Marcia White, Sugarloaf’s Children’s program director talks about some ways to support the Western Maine Center for Children as well as the Maine Lung Association by participating in some cycling events this summer. She talks up Outdoor Adventure camp as well as the scoop on a new kids glade located right under the Skidway lift […]

Vacation Week Activities at Sugarloaf

Vacation Week Activities at Sugarloaf

Sugarloaf events manager Jen Reese stopped by to fill us in on what’s happening the rest of vacation week at the mountain. From kids activities, to a moolight climb up to Bullwinkles to a high flying Frisbee dog show, there’s Pleeeeennnnty to do! Check it out.

Mountain Report News: Carrabassett Valley Academy’s Backcountry program

Mountain Report News: Carrabassett Valley Academy’s Backcountry program

Pat Scanlan was our guest to share w/ viewers that the CVA Backcountry Program is the only one of its kind in the United States. Though the Maine High Peaks offer substantial training and exploration opportunities, Backcountry athletes can train around the country and the world. Coming soon, a chance to explore right here what […]

Sugarloaf Fat Tire Day 2-10-18

Sugarloaf Fat Tire Day 2-10-18

Sugarloaf’s annual Fat Tire Day was held on February 10th, 2018 at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center and was a ton of fun. The day included free demos, guided rides, live music from The Freemont Street String Band and refreshments from Baxter Brewing co. The day also included the Fat Tire Race which participants were able […]

New England Blind & VI Ski Festival

New England Blind & VI Ski Festival

NEVI*Fest starts here at Sugarloaf tonight with a welcome party for 3 days of skiing with experienced volunteer instructors and guides. There will be a chance to try out skills on the Race Course, try cross country skiing as well as join in other activities during the evenings. There will also be a course for […]