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Thank you Brud, for sharing these memories!

Thank you Brud, for sharing these memories!

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 […]

Carrabassett River Canoe Race: another event from our Archives…

Carrabassett River Canoe Race: another event from our Archives…

Sugarloaf held canoe races on the Dead & Carrabassett Rivers for many years during spring thaw, which drew paddlers from wide & far to take advantage of the high water-whitewater! It drew tons of spectators, too, with easy viewing along Rt. 27 in many places. Happy Spring memories from mountain melting water adventures in Carrabassett […]

Cheers to Emma & Emily! They paddled the 740 mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail

Cheers to Emma & Emily! They paddled the 740 mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail

While there was still snow in the woods and ice on some ponds, two friends began a 740-mile journey from Old Forge, New York to Fort Kent, Maine on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail on April 23, 2013. Emma Carlson of Maine and Emily Rooney of Vermont launched from the start of the Trail at the boat dock […]

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…

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 […]