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 Name||Trails Open||Percent Open|
|Saddleback||68 / 68||100%|
|Sugarloaf||132 / 162||81%|
|Sunday River||107 / 139||77%|
|Pleasant Mountain||25 / 47||53%|
Trail of the Day: Red Devil (Saddleback Mountain)
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 @ Saddleback||January 1||April 2||Every Sunday|
|President’s Week @ Sunday River||February 17||February 26||10 Days|
|8th. Annual Winterpaloza||February 19||February 19||One Day|
|2nd. Annual February Fest @ Saddleback||February 24||February 24||One Day|
|WinterKids Family Day @ Saddleback||March 5||March 5||One Day|
|Cardboard Box Race @ Pleasant Mountain||March 11||March 11||One Day|
|DST Operations Shift @ Saddleback||March 12||March 12||One Day|
|Mattress Race @ Pleasant Mountain||March 18||March 18||One Day|
|Back To The Banks Banked Slalom @ Saddleback||March 18||March 18||One Day|
|Paror Ski Demo Day @ Saddleback||March 18||March 18||One Day|
|Spring Fling @ Pleasant Mountain||March 25||March 25||One Day|
|Spring Fest Weekend @ Sunday River||March 31||April 2||3 Days|
|Sugarloaf Reggae Fest||April 6||April 9||4 Days|
|The Great Tailgate @ Sunday River||April 15||April 15||One Day|
|King Of The Mountain: Hill Climb @ Saddleback||April 21||April 22||2 Days|
BIG News From Sunday River:
Just announced – Two new lifts will be taking skiers and riders up the mountains of Sunday River. A new Merrill Hill Triple will access the back side of the mountain and add to the Real Estate options and ski-in, and ski-out house lots. Also, the most highly anticipated announcement, a brand new, Doppelmayr High-Speed, 6-Person Bubble chair will replace the Barker Mountain Express. Both lift upgrades are expected to open for the 2023-2024 ski season. For the latest on the Sunday River 2030 project, click the link below.
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.
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:
|February 17||Jordan Kaulback|
|February 18||Humble Strings|
|February 21||Ryan McCalmon|
|February 25||Austin & Green Duo|
|March 3||Jordan Kaulback|
|March 4||Invite The Wild|
|March 10||TJ Swan|
|March 11||Toby McAllister|
|March 17||Jordan Kaulback|
|March 18||The Mallett Brothers|
|March 24||Austin & Green Duo|
|March 25||Kitty 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!
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.
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!
If you’ve been out on the slopes or checking Instagram wishing you were clipped in, you would know how great skiing was in the state this past week. We expect more of the same this weekend.
If you’re ripping it up on the slopes this winter, make sure to tag us on Twitter (@mainelyskiing) and we’ll repost!
Back to back, Friday rain events. Again, us “fair-weather” skiers will enjoy the inside activities while all the diehards go out and rip it up. We will meet again on Saturday for some great laps under the sun.
Make sure to check out the Mountain Lift Status, as lifts and trails will be changing throughout the day and onto the weekend. Click the link below for more.
Stay Dry, Mainely Skiers!