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Take a Hike! West Kennebago mountain

Located just about an hour’s drive from the Sugarloaf region and 20 min. from downtown Rangeley is West Kennebago Mountain. This is a moderate hike taking about 3.5 hours with its summit elevation topping out above 3700 feet. Driving directions to the Trailhead from Rangeley: Take Route 16 west from Oquossoc (toward Wilson’s Mills) 4.8 miles […]

2014 Carrabassett Valley Youth Mountain Bike Camp

2014 Carrabassett Valley Youth Mountain Bike Camp

The 2014 Carrabassett Valley Youth Mountain bike camp was a great success. Offered by the town of Carrabassett, kids in grades 6-12 had the opportunity to learn new skills as well as get to know the great new trails in the area.  If you’re intrested don’t miss out on next years camp!

WSKI Local Waterfall Tour

The Maine High Peaks are full of unique natural areas. The local waterfalls can make a great destination for a picnic, a quick hike or just enjoying the beauty of the area.  In this short video we take you along to just a few of the hidden gems that can be found right here in […]

Take a Hike! Avery Peak

Take a Hike! Avery Peak

The Bigelow Range, located within the Bigelow Preserve, holds two of Maine’s 4000 foot peaks, on the Appalachian Trail. At 4088 ft Avery Peak offers amazing views of the Maine High Peaks as well as Flagstaff Lake. This video takes you up the Firewardens’ Trail for the most direct route to Avery Peak. To get […]

Carrabassett Valley Multi-Use Trailhead

Carrabassett Valley Multi-Use Trailhead

Looking for a starting point for your outdoor adventures in Maine’s High Peaks Region? The multi-use trail head located off rt27  just about one mile north of the Carriage road is a great place to start…

End of season wrap-up with John Diller

End of season wrap-up with John Diller

General Manager John Diller stopped by to to talk about this past season and summer activities at Sugarloaf…

Kirby Kelly – Sugarloafer and Drone Pilot

Kirby Kelly – Sugarloafer and Drone Pilot

    Kirby Kelly, skilled RC pilot,  provided this truly amazing aerial footage with his quadcopter drone.  This is a MUST SEE view of Sugarloaf’s Beach on a gorgeous Spring day!

John Beaupre, CV Selectman, and local business mogul

John Beaupre, CV Selectman, and local business mogul

  Local business mogul John Beaupre (Ayottes, Mtnside, Annies, etc) talks with WSKI about recreation-based tourism in The Maine’s High Peaks Region.

Reggae Fest is coming!

Reggae Fest is coming!

            It’s hard to imagine there’s ever been a time without Sugarloaf’s now world famous Reggae Fest, but as it so happens a mere 25 years ago the festival premiered for the very first time. It could hardly be called a festival back then, but today it’s one of the […]

Take a Hike! Sugarloaf Mountain via the AT

Take a Hike! Sugarloaf Mountain via the AT

Well known for its skiing and winter activities, Sugarloaf Mountain in Carrabassett Valley is Maine’s second highest mountain and a great hike. The summit can be reached either from the ski trails or via the Appalachian Trail which crosses just below the top of the mountain.