Weekly Email

Mainely Skiing Weekly Email (February 4, 2022)

Welcome to the Mainely Skiing Weekly Email! This email will be sent straight to your inbox at the end of every week to highlight what’s happening with your Maine ski resort!

15th Annual Pond Hockey Festival:

Rangeley’s 15th Annual Pond Hockey Festival is next weekend! This is an all-day event taking place from Friday, February 11 to Sunday, February 13. Grab your favorite stick, lace up those skates and come down to Haley Pond. You won’t want to miss this. For more information, click the link below!

Photo: Kyle Haley Photography

$49 Ski Days:

Who doesn’t love a family ski day? L.L. Bean has partnered with various Maine mountain resorts to offer discounted lift tickets. Saddleback is offering $49 Lift Ticket Thursdays, happening every Thursday now until March 24th. For more information, click here

L.L.Bean (@LLBean) / Twitter
Photo: L.L. Bean

Big Rock:

Big Rock ski area is a small, family-friendly mountain located in Mars Hill. If you’ve ever skied there, you know the lift system is one like Saddleback before it closed. The main lift up the mountain is a double chair which is slow. The lifts around the base area have higher capacity than their own main lift up the mountain. Help the people of Mars Hill grow their mountain and bring it up to current lift standards. To learn more about their efforts and to donate, click the link below.

parent and child riding chairlift
Photo: Big Rock Proposed Gemini Quad

Lollipop Race:

Calling all kids 12 and under, Every Sunday at Saddleback, the Rangeley Alpine Ski Club will be co-hosting this event with the Saddleback Ski School. From 1-2, the gates will be open for racing followed by awards on the deck. contact the Ski School desk to sign up. The race takes place on skiers right of Royal Tiger, just below the Rangeley Chair. For more information, see the link below.

Photo: Saddleback Maine

Mountain Report:

Saddleback: 63 / 67 Trails Open

Sugarloaf: 96 / 162 Trails Open

Sunday River: 119 / 135 Trails Open

Trail of the Day: Casablanca Glades (Saddleback)

Last Chair:

What a storm. Pair these incredible conditions with last week’s big storm and we are in for another killer weekend on the slopes! Head out and enjoy a weekend of pow! Also, A BIG thank you to Tyler and Emily for liking last week’s email! You guys are awesome.


Shocker, The Weather Channel is throwing out another winter weather advisory. That means to us skiers that we are guaranteed to see at least 2 inches. Thankfully, Saddleback and most other resorts have been reporting WAY more! Head over to their websites to look at the storm totals and remember, the snow is still falling!! Check out the lift status by clicking the link below!

High:14 10 15
Low:3 -11 4
Based out of Rangeley

Enjoy the new snow!


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