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More from the Archives….”Won’t you become a familiar face here with us?”

More from the Archives….”Won’t you become a familiar face here with us?”

Another Saturday for memories… rain down country, snow here, Snowmaking starts up tonight for the duration w/ Opening next weekend! Many thanks to Brud Folger for the footage from late sixties? Old Valley Crossing look familiar?? Parker’s narration is still spot on. From the stretch pants, to Harry & Martha Baxter & John Christie’s skiing […]

Sugarloaf… late ’60s-early ’70s? Anyone pin point the year?

Sugarloaf… late ’60s-early ’70s? Anyone pin point the year?

We finally got the 16 mm projector set up to have a look at the footage ChipChop had stored in his barn in Kingfield. We are happy to share with our viewers both Channel 17 & world wide. Love the comment about John Christie, who was indeed one of the best/prettiest skiers this mountain has […]

Upper Winter’s Way in the early 1980s……

Upper Winter’s Way in the early 1980s……

Homecoming means catching up with friends, tall tales of old are told, memories shared of past snow adventures with hopes for the ones to come to be as Epic as ever! Here’s some fairly old footage from Spillway cross-cut & summit to 5-side.. I think most of these guys still ski here, I know one […]

Stub spoke with WSKI a few years back

Stub spoke with WSKI a few years back

Stub Taylor cut trails on Sugarloaf Mtn. as a teenager under the direction of Amos Winter, & went on to be the head of the Ski Patrol for the better part of a half century.

Mid-station of the Gondi

Mid-station of the Gondi

Snow on the way again, hooray, looking more & more like a good old fashioned winter as each week rolls through w/ a bit more white heaven from above! Even if the wind blows a bit Monday, we’ll be skiing corn backside in April with glee, no worries. Speaking of the old days… the sights […]

Ski Museum of Maine

Ski Museum of Maine

Theresa Shanahan, the new executive director of the Ski Museum of Maine, tells us what is going on down at the museum. Located above the Sugarloaf Sports Outlet in downtown Kingfield, it’s a great place to check out the rich history of the skiing heritage here in Maine…

From the Archives; a reminder that Fall is a great time to visit the Mountains!

From the Archives; a reminder that Fall is a great time to visit the Mountains!

Labor Day this weekend; the end of summer is nigh! Fall is a wicked nice time of the year in the mountains. The SuperQuad operates on weekends (weather permitting) as the gondi used to run daily during the foliage season; pic of Rosemary Drosky at mid-station on the way down in 1987. Vids from the […]

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???

Summer Gondola Ride

Summer Gondola Ride

Wonder if we’ll ever have anything like this way to summit our mountain again? Grandparents & little ones, all enjoyed the ride up & down, & incredible panoramic view while having a picnic on the deck, with that full 360 degree view from the Whites & Quebec, to Maine from east to south, all visible […]

Thankful?  … you bet; for guys like these who made our Mtn. into the Legend it is in the East!

Thankful? … you bet; for guys like these who made our Mtn. into the Legend it is in the East!

This casual conversation between original Sugarloaf patrollers Stub Taylor & Dana Wallace was captured in the Patrol Locker Room in Admin. during the early 1990s. It is a gem for the memories they share! It’s hard to imagine how different things were 60 years ago, but it’s easy to see this hard-core skiers’ mountain, has been respected […]

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