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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.

Maine Huts and Trails: Stratton Brook Hut & More!

Maine Huts and Trail’s vision of preserving Maine’s natural beauty and remote areas, while providing adventurous  year round outdoor activities, continues with the addition of their fourth hut. Located in Carrabassett Valley, at the foot of the breathtaking Bigelow Range, the Stratton Brook Hut offers views like no other and ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. […]

Untamed New England hits Carrabassett Valley

June 19th thru the 24th saw adventure racers from around the globe navigating their way through the Sugarloaf region. Untamed New England is a four day non stop race consisting of mountain biking, orienteering, packrafting, padding, ropes, trekking, whitewater rafting and wilderness navigation. Known as “more an adventure than a race”.  Race headquarters were at the Sugarloaf Outdoor […]

Local Swimming Spots

With the temps forecasted to get into the upper 80’s and lower 90’s over the next couple of days, it’s good to know where to cool off. Here in the western Maine mountains the landscape offers many “cool” spots to find relief from the hot weather. Lets start just south of Kingfield and make our way north up […]