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Sugarloaf

Carrabassett Valley

Sugarloaf is located in the heart of Carrabassett Valley, which was carved by the Carrabassett River and is surrounded by Maine's Western Mountains. Maine's largest cities, Portland and Bangor, offer major airport service to Sugarloaf. Boston and Montreal are only four hours away.

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Ski out west, in Europe, or even in South America, and you're bound to find Sugarloaf stickers in the locker room or other areas. Sugarloafers are a breed apart. That's why they're willing to take the seemingly endless drive from Boston, New York or Connecticut, in order to experience the only lift-serviced above treeline skiing in the East. The Loaf, as its called, is not just about the skiing. It's a way of life. Just ask the staff. Unlike other ski areas, which get a new crew each season, some Sugarloaf staff members have been there for over 30 years, and oh, the stories they tell!

Accolades: Ski #2 Eastern Resorts

Mountain Statistics

STATS

elevation and vertical drop of ski resort
Summit: 4,237 ft
Vertical: 2,820 ft
Base: 1,417 ft
Annual Snowfall: 200 inches
Number of Trails: 154
Acres: 1,153 Skiable Acres
Longest Run: 3.5 miles
Snowmaking: 53.6%
Terrain Park: Yes
Night Skiing: No

TERRAIN

difficulty of ski runs black diamond, blue square and green circle by percentrage
43% Expert
34% Intermediate
23% Beginner

MOUNTAINS BY STATE

LIFTS

  • 14 total:
  • 0 Gondolas/Trams
  • 3 Hi-Speed Quad/Other
  • 2 Regular Quad
  • 1 Triple
  • 6 Double
  • 2 Surface

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Sugarloaf is located in the heart of Carrabassett Valley, which was carved by the Carrabassett River and is surrounded by Maine's Western Mountains. Maine's largest cities, Portland and Bangor, offer major airport service to Sugarloaf. Boston and Montreal are only four hours away.

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