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Red Bull Slide-In Tour
Don’t miss the Red Bull Slide-In Tour at Sunday River this Sunday. The Red Bull Slide-In Tour is all about celebrating snowboard culture in the East. The pros will be offering a progression clinic at Who-Ville terrain park in the morning for riders of all ages. Then, join us at T72 for a free ride session and watch the crew show off in the afternoon. Finally, join us for some post-riding brews and Red Bull at the official afterparty, hosted by the Foggy Goggle. For more information, click over to the Sunday River Website. Linked below.
Fun In Downtown Rangeley:
Winter Fun in Downtown Rangeley continues Saturday night from 5-7pm on Main Street, Rangeley. This event is free to everyone and is being put on by our friends at Morton and Furbish. There will be horse-drawn wagon rides, a bonfire at Haley Pond Park, free ice skating on Haley Pond, and hot cocoa. More info here
Sugarloaf’s 11th annual Banked Slalom race will be taking place this Saturday, March 12. Featuring a course of banked-turns winding down Sugarloaf’s iconic East Coast terrain, the objective is simple: the fastest rider to the bottom wins in each division. For more information, click here
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.
The Inferno Race will be taking place this Sunday, March 13 at Sugarloaf. This XC ski cross event will start somewhere up on the mountain and end down at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center. The course will take you downhill to the Condo X-Cut that connects with the traditional Inferno race trail leading to the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center. Learn more here
Saddleback: 45 / 67 Trails Open
Sugarloaf: 63 / 162 Trails Open
Sunday River: 106 / 135 Trails Open
Trail of the Day: Lower Professor (Saddleback)
Fingers crossed for a great day on Saturday! We’re looking at a classic New England pow day! Let’s turn March around and prove winter isn’t over! Also, A BIG thank you to Tracy and Hannes for liking last week’s email!
All eyes on Saturday! Meteorologists across the state say the mountains will see the most snow. Rangeley is considered the mountain so both Saddleback and Sugarloaf should get a good dumping of the fresh stuff! Check out the lift status by clicking the link below!
This Sunday is daylight savings. Don’t forget to spring forward!