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From the Archives; a reminder that Fall is a great time to visit the Mountains!

From the Archives; a reminder that Fall is a great time to visit the Mountains!

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 […]

Oak Knoll MTB Trail; take a ride!

Oak Knoll MTB Trail; take a ride!

Just off the Narrow Gauge Pathway in Carrabassett Valley is the Oak Knoll mountain bike trail. This trail came to fruition through a partnership between the town of Carrabassett Valley, Carrabassett Sanitary District, Carrabassett Region NEMBA, Maine Huts and Trails as well as Sugarloaf. The trail climbs via a series of switchbacks leading to a […]

Carrabassett Gold; from mountain top to river bottom…

Carrabassett Gold; from mountain top to river bottom…

The geology of Carrabassett Valley tells a wonderful and interesting story. We tagged along with Jack (of all trails) as he explains the geologic history of the region and where and how you may come along some gold…

Mountain Bike Tips [proper trail etiquitte]

Mountain Bike Tips [proper trail etiquitte]

Mountain biking is so fun! But, there are some things you should know while out on the trails. Proper etiquitte can make your ride safer for yourself and others on the trail… check it out and enjoy the trails!

New singletrack off the Newton’s Revenge trail

New singletrack off the Newton’s Revenge trail

The town of Carrabassett is in the process of producing some new singltrack along the Newton’s Revenge trail which leads up to the Stratton Brook Hut. From the top of the Oak Knoll trail to the end of the Crommett’s trail there is some super fun sections which are already complete. Thank you CV Trailbuilders […]

Mountain Bike Tips [ before you ride ]

Mountain Bike Tips [ before you ride ]

Bob Ash, owner of Carrabassett Valley Bike, shows us some tips for making sure you and your bike are good to go before you head out on the trails. Carrabassett Valley Bike is located at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center, just one mile south of the Sugarloaf Access rd. Bike repairs, trail snacks, local info and […]

Cathedral Pines Pathways & Eustis Ridge Overlook

Cathedral Pines Pathways & Eustis Ridge Overlook

Just north of Sugarloaf in Eustis are the unique “Cathedral Pines”. Beautiful tall Red Pines that tower above the landscape. On the corner of Eustis Ridge Road and Rt27 are some nice and easy trails to explore the Cathedral Pine forest. Great for hiking and biking in the summer months, and groomed xc ski trails […]

Get it while you can: Paddling the Carrabassett River

Get it while you can: Paddling the Carrabassett River

Many folks don’t like the rain. If you enjoy the local rivers and streams, especially by the power of a paddle than the rain is a good thing. Right here in Carrabassett we have the beautiful Carrabassett River which runs along the Maine High Peaks scenic byway from  New Portland to the Sugarloaf access rd. […]

Take a Hike! Larry’s Loop

Take a Hike! Larry’s Loop

Nestled within the woods of Carrabassett Valley lies a wonderful natural feature known as Poplar Stream Falls. The falls can be reached a variety of ways, including via a loop hike on the Maine Huts and Trails trail system. This hike is perfect for all abilities and can also be a great snowshoe in the […]

Take a hike! Julie Pond

Take a hike! Julie Pond

The peace and quiet of Julie pond is well worth the easy walk up a well established atv trail. A great spot for a picnic or to try your luck fly fishing… Park your car on the dirt road directly across from the South entrance to Spring Farm on rt27 in Carrabassett Valley. Continue up […]