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Georgia… still teaching in Utah; wonder where the rest of these people are now? Hope they all went on to ski better & more for ever after!
As we salute the Groomers & Snowmakers this Wed. night, 30 years ago this was the Snowmakers’ Ball video
Enjoy, & excuse if anything seems a wee bit offensive to anyone’s sensibilities.. sensibleness is not the point of THIS video!!! THANKS GUYS, this season & every season, the daily product delivered to the visitors (& locals) on our Mountain are 100% thanks to YOU!! None of us could make our living here if it […]
Snow on the way again, hooray, looking more & more like a good old fashioned winter as each week rolls through w/ a bit more white heaven from above! Even if the wind blows a bit Monday, we’ll be skiing corn backside in April with glee, no worries. Speaking of the old days… the sights […]
Enjoy some classic ski film footage from forty plus years back! This fabulous bit of Sugarloaf marketing from the late ’60s is not exactly GoPro quality, but the essence of Sugarloaf is captured completely, & that’s still the reason why we love this region! Way back then, Sugarloaf was already the king of spring & we wrote the […]
…we’ve come a LONG way since Hopkins demonstrated this gun on the Landing in the early 1980s! This is always an exciting time of year; getting ready to make it & anticipating the season ahead… Love Our Snowmakers throughout the years; they are VITAL to our Mountain, & all of us!!
Bob Dylan may have just garnered the Nobel Prize for Literature, but in our minds, Jud Strunk’s words hold touching brilliance to this day, too! Gone far too soon, his poetry reminds of us the true talent he was; so lucky he graced our lives for the too short time he was here with us!
Nothing said Good-bye to the warmer months like the closing of the Golf Course after Homecoming at Sugarloaf! Years ago a typically irreverent “Golf Tournament to Benefit Nobody” was started by Gepetto’s, which was a long-standing occasion for one last summer BBQ & hoorah before preparations began for a new ski season! Plenty of laughs […]
Labor Day this weekend; the end of summer is nigh! Fall is a wicked nice time of the year in the mountains. The SuperQuad operates on weekends (weather permitting) as the gondi used to run daily during the foliage season; pic of Rosemary Drosky at mid-station on the way down in 1987. Vids from the […]
As Carrabassett Valley’s miles of mountain bike trails grow & get more popular every year, here’s a reminder of the days when the Mountain had mountain biking DOWNHILL style… made only more fun w/ damp & foggy conditions for mud & slick cruising for this version of a wicked fun gravity sport, not for the […]
This year’s events last all afternoon, capped off w/ the fireworks at dusk Monday night! This footage from the ’80s shows the same spirit of community has been an integral part of life in CV for a long time… recognize anyone???