Sugarloaf unveils plans to double size of ski slopes | Bangor Daily News

Sugarloaf ski resort expansion to Burnt Mountain.

Sugarloaf ski resort expansion to Burnt Mountain.

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine – Sugarloaf Mountain is celebrating its 60th anniversary as a ski resort and thousands call Maine’s second highest peak their home mountain. For as long as skiers have hit the slopes there, they’ve looked longingly to the east and wondered “what if?”

What if the neighboring mountain was open to skiing, too?

“We’ve been talking about Burnt Mountain for 59 1/2 years,” Sugarloaf General Manager John Diller said at a Tuesday press conference.

The talking is over.

Click for the rest of this story by John Holyoke in the Bangor Daily News.

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