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Update from Crusher. Late Season Snowmaking and More!

Update from Crusher. Late Season Snowmaking and More!

Vice President of mountain operations, Richard “Crusher” Wilkinson talks about the spring snowmaking goin on and the plan for the rest of the season…

We’ve come a LONG way…

We’ve come a LONG way…

When we shot this footage  over 30 years ago, we were really proud of the State of the Art snowmaking system at Sugarloaf that was more advanced than anyone else’s in the Pine Tree State! Since then technology has developed to improve efficiency, temperature range, & end product by leaps & bounds, but the one […]

September Snowmaking at Sugarloaf

September Snowmaking at Sugarloaf

Sugarloaf tests some of the snowmaking system on Sept 19th 2014 as temps dipped down into the upper teens overnight…

Snowmakers Back at it after a quick warm up

Warm temps over the past weekend and first of the week gave the Sugarloaf Snowmakers a nice break to get some rest and thaw out. As temps dropped Tuesday afternoon snowmakers geared up and are out “hittin’ in haad” on trails like Sluice, Kings Landing, Skidder, Tote road and more. Sugarloaf opens back up for […]

Australian Snowmakers at Sugarloaf in 1989: First Women Ever to Join the Crew!

Theresa & Lisa Scheimer were the first women to be Snowmakers at Sugarloaf, as part of a crew of six who came from Thredbo in the Snowy Mountains, at a time when Maine’s unemployment was low, & the head of the crew was part of the new computerization of the snowmaking system…. a concept that […]