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Take a Hike! Kibby Mountain

Kibby Mountain (3654 ft) is located north of Flagstaff Lake, east of Chain of Ponds and just south of the Canadian boarder. The trail to the summit is 2.5 miles long and takes approx 1.5 hrs to reach the summit. Before you head out for the trailhead make sure you’ve got plenty of gas and supplies […]

Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust: Bonney Point Trails

“Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and preserving natural areas, scenic beauty, critical wildlife habitat and the cultural heritage that make this region of our state so special.” -rlht.org One of the ways for the public to enjoy the hard work accomplished by the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust is by […]

What to do this weekend in the Western Mountain Region

In the Sugarloaf region this weekend? Looking for some ideas on things to do? Well read on folks…

Carrabassett Valley Bike Shop

Mountain biking in the Carrabassett Region is getting BIG. The last couple years has seen new singletrack, improved and maintained trails, the Carrabassett Backcountry Challenge, the forming of the Carrabassett Region chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association and lots more. One aspect that has been lacking is a bike shop. Well the time is right […]

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, […]

Appalachian Trail: Endless opportunities right in our backyard

The Appalachian Trail runs from Springer Mtn in Georgia to Katahdin here in Maine and offers endless opportunities for backpacking trips, day hikes or even a 6 month thru hike of its more than 2,000 miles of trail. The best thing about the Appalachian Trail is that it’s right here in our backyard and runs […]

Take a ride back in time with Susan in a Stanley Steamer

The Stanley Steamer is one of those special inventions that you fall in love with when you first see (& hear!) one, if you should be so fortunate! This video from WSKI’s Archives by an unknown producer is timeless in its presentation of one of the incredible creations of the brilliant Stanley brothers of Kingfield […]

Sugarloaf Cooking with Kathy: Ricotta Cake!

We hope you’ve seen Sugarloaf Cooking with Kathy (airs twice daily on WSKI-TV 17) because whatever Chef Kathy Bechtel creates is not only delicious & easy to prepare, but also made with ingredients from  local area farms: from greens & tomatoes, chicken & cheese, to apples & freshly ground flour, good food has never been […]

North Branch of Dead River

When the water is flowing at moderate levels (like it is at the moment!), the North Branch of the Dead River above Eustis is a PERFECT stretch of water for kayak or canoe! Sarampus Falls is about 15 minutes north of Stratton Village with a State Rest Area for putting in. The water is just exciting […]

Pack your passport for a Day-trip North for a Quebec Adventure

Brush off your “Bonjour” & “Merci!” One hour from Sugarloaf, via the Rt 27 Scenic Byway north to Canada, is the Megantic Region of Quebec’s Eastern Townships. Fabulous French cuisine, Quebec culture & a TON of activities & events make this region a uniquely intriguing neighbor for the western mountains of Maine. Adventure is part of […]