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Sugarloaf ski resort, Maine, Canada

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Sugarloaf ski resort is situated in Maine and the Sugarloaf USA is the biggest ski Mountain in Maine . The resort is situated fifty eight kilometres south of the Canadian border and has 1400 acres of skiable terrain and a vertical drop of almost three thousand feet. The resort also offers Alpine skiing and snow tubing and has three terrain parks, three trails more than three miles long and two half pipes.

Sugarloaf ski resort

There are fifteen lift areas and the slopes are groomed on a nightly basis and there are fifty four miles of trails, the first of which was cut in 1950.. Twenty six percent of the resort's runs are for beginners, thirty one percent for intermediates and for advanced and expert skiers there are twenty seven and eighteen percent respectively.

The resort offers both skiing and snowboarding lessons and for those who do not own their own equipment it can be rented from the resort. The resort also offers childcare so that you can go off and ski without having to worry about the kids. Resort lodgings are situated near to the slopes in the Sugarloaf base lodge or in the village hotels and condos there is a sports and fitness center with an indoor pool. \

Sugarloaf ski resort

There are no less than six restaurants on the slopes of Sugarloaf, including the Widowmaker Lounge, which also includes a bar and night club. The Sugarloaf resort has evolved over the years since the first trail was cut and is now an extremely popular ski resort in North America.

I spent 3 days at Sugarloaf and I was lucky enough to be graced with fresh powder every day. It was quite crowded but the lines moved quickly as the lifts were pretty fast. The top of the slopes are not marked very well so beginner and intermediate level skiers should pay close attention to their maps. The slopes were great with a variety of terrain to handle. Sugarloaf is a fun mountain to ski. The staff is helpful. The ski patrol is awesome because they had to rescue a beginner skier from an expert area because they didn't read the map. Sugarloaf is definitely a good place to ski.

Sugarloaf ski resort

We had a great season, I loved it there! Nice conditions, the lift was the bomb, in a about seven minutes you'll be almost 1800 feet high up on the hill. Sugarloaf has the only lift above treeline skiing in the East. Since the 'Loaf has good altitude and elevation, it holds snow pretty well for a really long skiing season, well into Spring, till about beginning of June sometimes. But be careful! It is considered a tough terrain, with its icy and steep runs. So if you are a great skier, looking for a challenge, try some of the triple black diamond trails there - "Blade Glade", "Can't Hook Glade", "Kurf" and "Stump Shot". If you are just looking for a good time, there are easier trails. Sugarloaf has it all, snow, fun, cool crowd, and the parties too!


 
 
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