Weekly Email

Mainely Skiing Weekly Email (April 15, 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!

Spring Bash Weekend:

Welcome to Spring Bash, Saddleback’s big spring party. Saddleback & New Belgium Brewing brings you an end-of-season party at your favorite mountain! Join us at Spring Bash, April 16th.

  • Retro Day! (Throwback attire) – All Day!
  • Fruit Smash Bar / Fruit Smash Prize Wheel – All Day!
  • Lunchtime BBQ on the Deck
  • Pond Skim on Wheeler Slope – 12:00pm
  • Registration Begins for Rail Jam – 1:00pm
  • Motor Booty Affair on the Deck – 3:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Rewind and Grind: Rail Jam – 4:00pm – 6:00pm

For more information on Spring Bash, click here

Updated Operating Hours:

Just a reminder about the updated spring hours for Saddleback. The main part of it is shifting the operating hours ahead by one. See below for more information.

Lift Operations begin at:

  • Midweek (M-F): 10 a.m.
  • Weekends (Sat & Sun): 9:30 a.m.

Kennebago and South Branch chairs will close at 4:40pm and last chair for the Rangeley will go up the mountain at 4:50pm

Ticket Office & Guest Services:   

  • Midweek (M-F): 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Weekends (Sat & Sun): 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Pub at Saddleback:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed 
  • Wednesday-Sunday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

To view the full schedule changes, click the link below.

Projected Closing:

As much as we love skiing, all good things must come to an end. Don’t worry though, there’s always next season to shred the powder! Below you will find the mountains projected closing dates:

Saddleback: April 16th.

Sugarloaf: May 1st. (Estimate)

Sunday River: April 24th. (Estimate)

Mountain Report:

Saddleback: 48 / 67 Trails Open

Sugarloaf: 73 / 162 Trails Open

Sunday River: 32 / 135 Trails Open

Trail of the Day: Casablanca Glades and Chutes (Saddleback)

Last Chair:

Mud Season is upon us! Whether we want it or not, it’s right around the corner. Please drive with caution when on dirt roads as spring conditions can make travel unsafe.

Join us at Saddleback for their last day of operations for the 2021-22 ski season! This Saturday is the day for the big spring bash party! Throw on that retro attire and join us at the Rangeley!


We’ve really been having some strange weather events this early in the spring.Hoping we will have a dry Spring Bash! To see the upcomming forecast to plan out your next spring ski trip, click here Weather Channel. Also, check out the lift status by clicking the link below!

High:55 42 41
Low:38 28 26
Based out of Rangeley

Stay dry out there!

– Keegan

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