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Take a Hike! West Kennebago mountain

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 […]

WSKI Local Waterfall Tour

The Maine High Peaks are full of unique natural areas. The local waterfalls can make a great destination for a picnic, a quick hike or just enjoying the beauty of the area.  In this short video we take you along to just a few of the hidden gems that can be found right here in […]

Take a Hike! Kibby Mountain

Kibby Mountain (3654 ft) is located north of Flagstaff Lake, east of Chain of Ponds and just south of the Canadian boarder. The trail to the summit is 2.5 miles long and takes approx 1.5 hrs to reach the summit. Before you head out for the trailhead make sure you’ve got plenty of gas and supplies […]

Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust: Bonney Point Trails

“Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and preserving natural areas, scenic beauty, critical wildlife habitat and the cultural heritage that make this region of our state so special.” -rlht.org One of the ways for the public to enjoy the hard work accomplished by the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust is by […]

What to do this weekend in the Western Mountain Region

In the Sugarloaf region this weekend? Looking for some ideas on things to do? Well read on folks…

What to do this weekend in the Western Maine Mtns

Lookin’ for stuff to do this weekend? Here is our status on outdoor activities and current conditions in the area. First off weather; it’s looking like Saturday will be the pick of the weekend as that’s the day we should see some bright sunshine. Temperatures are still a bit chilly especially after experiencing last week’s […]

The Rave-X Outer Limits Tour at Sugarloaf. They Came, they saw, they jumped!

If you missed all the high-flying action of the SnoCross and RAVE-X Outer Limits Tour this past weekend, don’t worry, because WSKI’s cameras were there to catch all the jumps and stunts! There was a huge wall of snow in front of the Base Lodge as a giant crowd poured in to watch the snowmobilers […]

With All This New Snow, It's Time to Learn Moguls with Perfect Turn

It may have taken us until March, but we finally have enough snow out on the trails to give us some proper bumps! Moguls are one of the most difficult types of terrain to ski, let alone look good doing it. Fortunately, we’ve got the Sugarloaf Ski & Snowboard School here to give us some pointers […]

Check Out These Beautiful Handmade Wooden Skis at Lucid Skis

There’s no denying that modern skis are some pretty impressive technology. Carbon fibers, aluminum, I’m pretty sure mine have pure Kryptonite in them. People today tend to look at wooden skis as a relic, a fun museum piece, but nothing they could ever honestly ski on, and nothing that could match the performance of the […]

Planning a Wedding? Get Married at Sugarloaf!

Everyone loves a wedding. Lots of good food, drinks and more food! Oh, and also friends, family and loved ones. If you’d like to separate your wedding from the pack and make it a truly unique experience, consider having it at Sugarloaf! There’s tons of options! Any time of year, nearly anywhere on the mountain! Maybe have […]