On a sunny spring day in the beginning of April with a cheap camera and tripod in hand. Capturing some small moments of spring in the dooryard. Thankful to live where we live. Surrounded by beauty… [Read more…]
Here’s the Mtn’s Content Manager (& Snow Reporter) extraordinaire Jamie Walter sharing all the info to Know Before You Go for the 28th Annual Bud Light Reggae Fest that kicks off Thursday. With a perfect forecast, the snow holding tight on the hill, & spring fever pent up from the chilly temps the past couple of weeks, is there a better way to celebrate the official ‘Commemoration of Spring Event’ at the Mtn. that rules the Season!??! Footnote; Jamie’s photographs of an incredible display of Northern Lights over Flagstaff Lake & from the Mtn. blew Sugarloaf’s FB numbers off the charts last fall: a rare gift for us who live here to experience, even more rare for someome w/ Jamie’s talent to capture it to share with all.. Mother Nature’s most breath-taking beauty in our book!!
“it” being a wicked good time, outdoors with a fun bunch of like-minded people, this time on tour in the Canadian Rockies at Whistler! Talk about representing us well!!?!! Bill Perkins stopped by to share tales of the recent trip & inspiration to join this awesome group in their year-round adventures in the great outdoors, here, there & everywhere!
WinterKids helps children develop healthy lifelong habits through education and fun, outdoor winter activity, & at WSKI, that’s what we think, too, so we were stoked to have Will Stiles on to share info about the DH 24 happening this Friday-Saturday on Lower Spillway & Boardwalk, with lift service by DRC-West. This fundraising event to benefit WinterKids programs, goes from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.!!!! Ski as much or as little as you’d like, but most of all come have fun, raise some money, & celebrate WinterKids. The D24 is designed for people of all ages & ability. Sign up as an individual, or team (up to 12). There will be ’round the clock entertainment – live bands, beer garden, comedy, plenty of food, coffee, & cool prizes! http://www.winterkids.org/
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 to the dirt road on the right (Morton Cut-off Road). Go 3.2 miles and take a right at the intersection. Travel 5.3 miles to the trail. The trails is marked with a sign and red blazes.