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On & Off Mountain Things to Do, Places to Go!

On & Off Mountain Things to Do, Places to Go!

Quality Off-mountain dining, shopping, activities and services offer extra value not to be missed in a trip to the Maine High Peaks.  With a variety of things to do and places to visit en route & upon arrival, go ahead and explore the local communities where you can easily fill up your stay for another […]

Bob Ash from the Carrabassett Valley Bike Shop

Bob Ash from the Carrabassett Valley Bike Shop

    Mountain biking is one of the most exciting developments in the Maine High Peaks Region and it’s TAKING OFF!  Based at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center, the area’s trail network extends for miles in all directions and offers riding for all abilities.  All trails are designed and constructed with great care and Carrabassett Valley […]

4th of July in CV; it’s a tradition!

4th of July in CV; it’s a tradition!

This year’s events last all afternoon, capped off w/ the fireworks at dusk Monday night! This footage from the ’80s shows the same spirit of community has been an integral part of life in CV for a long time… recognize anyone???

Author Jeff Ryan

Author Jeff Ryan

Jeff Ryan brought his refreshing blend of insights, humor, history and geology into the WSKI studio. You can’t walk 8,000 miles without developing a unique view of the world and an ability to find complete contentment along the way. Ryan does it with entertaining flare.  

Sugarloaf Marathon and 15K

Sugarloaf Marathon and 15K

    Now in its 33rd year, the Sugarloaf Marathon is Maine’s oldest continuously run marathon, drawing hundreds of runners from all over the U.S. and Eastern Canada each year. From Cathedral Pines in Eustis to downtown Kingfield, despite the mountainous surroundings, Sugarloaf’s course is widely known as a fast course. The final 16 miles of […]

Mingo Springs Trail and Birdwalk

Mingo Springs Trail and Birdwalk

Mingo Springs Trail and birdwalk is designed to enhance wildlife viewing and also provide a relaxing walk around the edge of Mingo Springs Golf Course….

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.

Third annual Backcountry Cycle Challenge July 19-20, 2014

Third annual Backcountry Cycle Challenge July 19-20, 2014

    The weather will be gorgeous, so come out to help or just to see the action, & to all participants: welcome to our backyard, we love sharing it with you, Good Luck! The Town of Carrabassett Valley invites you to participate in the third annual Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge, a mountain bike endurance […]