Tag Archives: Carrabassett Valley

6 hurt in Sugarloaf accident; Lift was due for 2011 replacement | Bangor Daily News

6 hurt in Sugarloaf accident; Lift was due for 2011 replacement | Bangor Daily News.

Ski resorts welcome weather | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Ski resorts welcome weather | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.

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.

Tree-top flyers at Zipperloaf | Lewiston Sun Journal

Tree-top flyers at Zipperloaf | Lewiston Sun Journal

Ski areas to offer moose-watching tours | Lewiston Sun Journal

Ski areas to offer moose-watching tours | Lewiston Sun Journal

Wescott sees waxing as winning | Portland Press Herald

 Wescott sees waxing as winning | Portland Press Herald.