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The Original Whiffletree Construction

The Original Whiffletree Construction

As we wait for the snowmakers to fire up the guns and the season to start, check out this video of the original Whiffletree construction. Recognize anyone? The lift in the video has since been replaced with a Superquad and moved to what we now know as the Timberline lift…

Sugarloafer Don Fowler; 2019 Maine Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Induction

Sugarloafer Don Fowler; 2019 Maine Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Induction

If you’ve ever gotten first tacks (or the first chairlift ride of the day) at Sugarloaf, you’ve most likely stood in line with Don Fowler. A dedicated skier as well as local historian, Don has a passion for getting on the mountain for a morning of skiing… check out the video.

Happy Tunes and Homecoming!

Happy Tunes and Homecoming!

Valley Crossing was bursting with activity when we stopped by Thursday Morning. There’s lots going on at Happy Tunes including the annual tent sale. We talked with Lionel to find out more. Stop by this weekend!

A windy one in Carrabassett Valley…

A windy one in Carrabassett Valley…

Winds reached 171 mph at the top of Mt. Washington on Monday. Winds were high enough here to cause the communications tower at the 4237′ summit to topple over. Woah. So, as you can imagine the lifts are on wind hold and they’ll be some big snowdrifts for the groomers to push through later. There’s […]

Ambassador Tours at Sugarloaf

Ambassador Tours at Sugarloaf

New to the mountain? Looking for someone to ski or ride with and show you around? Check out the Ambassador tours every Saturday and Sunday. It’s a great way to learn your way around the mountain and meet some great people too! Check out the video…

More from the fabulously friendly & fun-loving folks of CVOA!

More from the fabulously friendly & fun-loving folks of CVOA!

We never get tired of hearing about the latest adventures that the Carrabassett Valley Outdoors Association get up to, though we may get tired trying to keep up! See their website carrabassettvalleyoutdoorsassociation.com ! If you love the outdoors, from the shores of the Coast to the top of Maine, & even Quebec for various excursions […]

Crusher talks up Burnt Mountain Cat Skiing…

Crusher talks up Burnt Mountain Cat Skiing…

It’s pretty safe to say that the snow conditions this past weekend were epic. One of the best early season conditions to date. Even better, was that this allowed the Burnt Mountain Cat Skiing operations to happen. Crusher (VP of Operations for Sugarloaf) sat down and gave us an update…

Sugarloaf Ski and Snowboard School’s Peter Howard

Sugarloaf Ski and Snowboard School’s Peter Howard

Peter Howard from the Sugarloaf Ski and Snowboard school joined us on the set to let us know about programs offered by the Ski and Snowboard school. Whether your a beginner or a seasoned expert skier or rider, it’s always a great idea to improve your skills on the hill… like the old saying goes, […]

more Treasure from Chip’s Barn

more Treasure from Chip’s Barn

An interview with Amos Winter! Priceless though brief. And more early skiing, love the cruising down Sluice … so much to love about this old footage. The area businesses from Kingfield to Eustis all presented together as part of the offerings to attract visitors here more than 50 years ago. The more things change, the […]

Welcome Nova Scotians! Some tips from perfect turn…

Welcome Nova Scotians! Some tips from perfect turn…

Ali and Bob stopped by the set this past Monday to give everyone a heads up that this is Nova Scotia vacation week and there will be a lot of kiddos out enjoying the snow and learning to ski. That being said, Ali urges folks to give a helping hand while riding the lifts and […]

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