Weekly Email

Mainely Skiing Weekly Email (February 3, 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!

Mountain Report:

Mountain NameTrails OpenPercent Open
Saddleback67 / 6899%
Sugarloaf116 / 16272%
Sunday River126 / 13991%
Pleasant Mountain28 / 4760%

Trail of the Day: White Heat (Sunday River) – Donny Pelletier

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
Fire On The MountainFebruary 3February 5Three Days
Homeschool Day @ Titcomb MountainFebruary 16February 16One Day
President’s Week @ Sunday RiverFebruary 17February 2610 Days
8th. Annual WinterpalozaFebruary 19February 19One Day
2nd. Annual February Fest @ SaddlebackFebruary 24February 24One Day

Fire On The Mountain:

Join Sugarloaf in celebrating all things Grateful Dead February 3-5, 2023 at the fourth annual Fire on the Mountain Festival, featuring Rose Alley and John Kadlecik! There will be music of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead as performed by some of New England’s most talented bands; each with their own take on arguably the most enduring catalog of American rock and roll music.

February Fest:

On February 24, Saddleback Presents: The 2nd Annual February Festival at Saddleback Mountain Presented by Skowhegan Savings Bank Plus, the Torchlight Parade & Live Music! Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to spend time with the Saddleback Family on that Friday of February Break. For more information, click the link below.

Carrabassett Fat Tire Race:

Take part in the Carrabassett Fat Tire Race happening in the town of Carrabassett on Sunday, February 12. Click the link below to sign up. Hurry – as event registration closes on Friday, February 10.

Après Music Series:

Don’t Miss Saddleback’s Après Music Series up in The Pub. After a great day of skiing, come inside to some great music and bites. See full schedule:

Date:Music Artist:
February 3Denny Breau
February 4Denny Breau
February 10Barney Martin
February 11Toby McAllister
February 17Jordan Kaulback
February 18Humble Strings
February 21Ryan McCalmon
February 25Austin & Green Duo
March 3Jordan Kaulback
March 4Invite The Wild
March 10TJ Swan
March 11Toby McAllister
March 17Jordan Kaulback
March 18The Mallett Brothers
March 24Austin & Green Duo
March 25Kitty And TJ

King Of The Mountain Hill Climb:

Registration for the loudest party in the east opened recently. This event runs from Friday, April 21, to Saturday, April 22. This two-day event is presented by Hight Family of Dealerships, BOSS Power Equipment, and WIN Waste Innovations. Hurry – as this event will be capped for numbers. Register now to secure your spot!

Click HERE to add yourself to the race!

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.

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. Click the link below to see last night’s sunset!

Last Chair:

What a week! The first part was nice temperature-wise, followed by a cold front moving through the country which forced a cool-down felt all throughout New England.

If you’re ripping it up on the slopes this winter, make sure to tag us on Twitter (@mainelyskiing) and we’ll repost!


There’s no sugarcoating it – we have some frigid temps on the horizon. Both today and tomorrow are on track for some wicked cold temps. Stay Safe and Warm! Make sure to check your local resort’s mountain report and local weather updates before you go. With the temps forecasted, you’ll get frostbite in under 5 minutes.

Make sure to check out the Mountain Lift Status, as lifts will be affected due to wind and temps. Click the link below for more.

High:-6 -4 28
Low:-26 -10 24
Based out of Rangeley

Stay Warm, Mainely Skiers!

– Keegan

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