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Kingfield 10K

Though this event no longer happens, the Kingfield 10 K which Sugarloaf ran through the 1980s & ’90s, was a popular race run by many locals in addition to serious runners from away. The favorable terrain, clean air & enormous support from the cheering spectators along the town’s streets, made the 10 K a big […]

The Sound of Music in the Mountains

There’s no more majestic backdrop or fantastic natural audio-enhancing environment than you’ll find when you experience a symphony orchestra playing in the western mountains of Maine! This archive footage from the Portland Symphony Orchestra is a good reminder that the Kingfield POPs w/ the Bangor Symphony Orchestra & Noel Paul Stookey (oh WOW!!!) will soon be […]

2012 marks 30 years of the Sugarloaf Marathon

May 20th is the 30th Annual Sugarloaf Marathon & 15K. The Sugarloaf Marathon is Maine’s oldest continuously run marathon, drawing over 1500 runners from all over the U.S. and Eastern Canada this year. Along Maine’s Scenic By-way Route 27,  it is by far, the most scenic run imaginable w/ views of Flagstaff Lake & the Bigelow Range, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Capt. Kip's St. Patty's Day Surprise

Watch as Capt. Kip Files gets a warm welcome after his first tracks ski report this morning on the WSKI TV 17 Mtn Report.  Happy St Pattys’s day folks, be safe!  

The Rave-X Outer Limits Tour at Sugarloaf. They Came, they saw, they jumped!

If you missed all the high-flying action of the SnoCross and RAVE-X Outer Limits Tour this past weekend, don’t worry, because WSKI’s cameras were there to catch all the jumps and stunts! There was a huge wall of snow in front of the Base Lodge as a giant crowd poured in to watch the snowmobilers […]

Over a foot of new snow in Brackett Basin

A storm which dropped over a foot of snow this past Thursday made conditions in Sugarloaf’s Bracket Basin prime. We got in there early and captured some video of the freshness…