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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 […]

Partnerships are a great way to move forward

Greater Franklin Development Corporation was established in an effort to strengthen economic development in the greater Franklin County area. Their goal is to create and retain quality employment opportunities in Franklin County by attracting new businesses, assisting local employers, and encouraging entrepreneurship. The Franklin County Tourism Network was formed under the umbrella of the GFDC […]

US National Moguls Champion Jeremy Cota's brief visit home

  WSKI was fortunate to have another extraordinary local athlete as our guest on the Mountain Report during his few days home for the first time in over a year & a half! 2007 Carrabassett Valley Academy graduate Jeremy Cota has had an amazing array of accomplishments as a member of the US Freestyle Ski […]

Fly fishing in the morning, skiing in the afternoon!

It’s hard to argue that it’s been an unusual spring up here in the Western Mountains. What is easy to argue though, is when someone says there isn’t anything to do around here. In fact, the weird weather means you can go fly fishing first thing in the morning, then hit the slopes after lunch! […]

What to do this weekend in the Western Maine Mtns

Lookin’ for stuff to do this weekend? Here is our status on outdoor activities and current conditions in the area. First off weather; it’s looking like Saturday will be the pick of the weekend as that’s the day we should see some bright sunshine. Temperatures are still a bit chilly especially after experiencing last week’s […]

Carrabassett Valley Outdoors Association = FUN!

There’s no doubt about it: if you like the outdoors, you’ll like where we live here in the western mountains of Maine! Hiking, canoeing & exploring are a few of the activities that are a foundation for great adventures, & the ingredients for success are great people to share the experience with! When newly elected […]

Take a Hike! Tumbledown Mtn.

Looking for something to do? Love the Outdoors? Last weeks warm weather get you all fired up for warm weather activities? Well, your in luck. A great “springtime” hike or first hike of the season is Tumbledown mtn just north of Weld in Franklin county.  We took the Brook trail up to the summit of […]

Deer: the Hatfields & McCoys!???

Harriet Powers lives in Coplin Plantation in the same home she grew up in. She & her husband Basil have been involved members of the western Maine mountains region that they call home for their whole lives & wouldn’t want to live anywhere else for the same reasons we all love this region for! Harriet shares […]

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 […]

Time for a tour of the Sugarloaf Ski & Snowboard School

Perfect Turn Director Tom Butler joins us today to give us a tour of all the different stuff the Sugarloaf Ski & Snowboard School has to offer. WSKI and Perfect Turn have been working together all season to bring you Pro Tip videos to improve your technique and now we’re wrapping things up with an introduction to […]