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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 […]

Great way to see beautiful Bigelow!

Great way to see beautiful Bigelow!

Out of the archives is this un-edited footage from the ’80s when horseback riding was available from Sugarloaf/USA as another non-winter activity to do in the region. There is a quick close up from afar of the fire tower at the summit of Bigelow Mtn, but although the tower & the horses are gone, that knock-out view from […]

What is it about waterfalls that we love so much??

What is it about waterfalls that we love so much??

    One of the overlooked attractions of the Maine High Peaks Region is the magic of water & our mountainous terrain, that makes for some superb hikes to casual picnic sites, or cooling off places on hot days. During the spring melt, or at other times when there’s been rain in the mountains, they all transform […]

From the Archives: Mountain biking on Portland’s Channel 13

There’s something about living here in the mountains that means going downhill on your mountain bike is what we do…!!! The CV NEMBA Club has created many miles of cross-country, through the woods, up & down the steeps, & over the river, trails for all levels of riding in Carrabassett Valley. This video on the […]

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 […]

Rangeley Happenings

Rangeley Happenings

There’s always plenty to do in the Rangeley Lakes Region, making it a great reason to stay another day & explore more of the mountains & lakes of northern Franklin County!

Local Swimming Spots

With the temps forecasted to get into the upper 80’s and lower 90’s over the next couple of days, it’s good to know where to cool off. Here in the western Maine mountains the landscape offers many “cool” spots to find relief from the hot weather. Lets start just south of Kingfield and make our way north up […]

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…

Carrabassett Valley Bike Shop

Mountain biking in the Carrabassett Region is getting BIG. The last couple years has seen new singletrack, improved and maintained trails, the Carrabassett Backcountry Challenge, the forming of the Carrabassett Region chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association and lots more. One aspect that has been lacking is a bike shop. Well the time is right […]

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