Weekly Email

Mainely Skiing Weekly Email (January 6, 2023)

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!

Happy New Year:

Happy New Year Mainely Skiers! Welcome to 2023! We hope this year is better than last year in every way. Right now, it’s not looking good with Mother Nature dropping the ball – pun intended, and with the forecast, it’s not looking any better. Fingers crossed, do those snow dances, and anything else you do to get more snow! 2023 will be our year.

Mountain Report:

Saddleback: 54 / 68 Trails Open

Sugarloaf: 50 / 162 Trails Open

Sunday River: 58 / 139 Trails Open

Pleasant Mountain: 17 / 47 Trails Open

Trail of the Day: Royal Tiger (Saddleback)

Upcoming Events:

Make sure to add these events to your calendar to keep yourself up to date with the local happenings. Of course, you can always visit our events page which is constantly getting updated so you can know about the event before anyone else! Click here

Event Name:Start Date:End Date:Occurrence:
Lollipop Races @ SaddlebackJanuary 1April 2Every Sunday
Horse Drawn Wagon RidesJanuary 7January 7One Day
Vertical Challenge @ SaddlebackJanuary 8January 8One Day
Kids Week @ Sunday RiverJanuary 9January 13Five Days
Martin Luther King Jr. WeekendJanuary 14January 16Three Days
Sugarloaf Charity SummitJanuary 28January 28One Day

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

Saddleback Webcams:

Have you visited the Saddleback Webcams? With three cameras scattered across the mountain, you’re guaranteed to get the best sunset. You could go back in time if you missed the best part. While you can catch some pretty amazing sunsets, you also are able to watch crews working. This past week, they strung the haul rope and the aXess gates are installed. Click the link below to watch them build the new Sandy Quad.

Photo: Saddleback Base Webcam looking out over the mountain. (taken 1/6/23 @ 9:09am)

Last Chair:

With the past weekends we had, you might be feeling winter is over. Thankfully, winter is only getting started, and it’s only January 6. Think snow! If you’re ripping it up on the slopes this winter, make sure to tag us on Twitter (@mainelyskiing) and we’ll repost!


Weekend pow is on the way! Thank you Mother Nature! And thank you to all the people across our great state doing your snow dance.

Make sure to check out the Mountain Lift Status as the weather for this extended weekend might be interesting. Click the link below for more.

High:36 30 28
Low:28 10 18
Based out of Rangeley

Enjoy the new snow!

– Keegan

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