Skiing and Snowboarding in Maine's Lakes and Mountains
Enjoy beautifully groomed corduroy, and snowboard parks to trailside lodging and quaint inns just a snowball’s throw from some of the most exciting terrain in all of New England. Nearly two dozen commercial nordic touring centers and inns offer trails for skiers of all ages and skill levels.
Strap on your skis or snowboard and hit up the seriousness that is Sugarloaf Mountain, or take the family for an easy day’s skiing at Lost Valley in Auburn.
The regions' mountains offer everything from 2,800ft verticals to meandering trails through pristine wilderness. With state-of-the-art snowmaking and grooming, some of the most challenging ski and snowboard terrain in New England, as well as what seems like an unlimited amount of well-kept cross-county trails, there is no shortage of skiing and snowboarding opportunities in Maine’s Lakes and Mountains.
Ski Mountains and Resorts
With skiing and snowboarding terrain on Maine's third tallest operating mountain at 1,380 feet, Black Mountain offers top-to-bottom night skiing with 70% snowmaking coverage. Two chair lifts and a T-bar connect skiers to over 45 trails and glades. The mountain also features 17 kilometers of world-class Nordic trails and the Edge Tubing Park.
Lost Valley in Auburn is Maine's Multi-Generational Mountain of Fun. Located 30 minutes from Portland, Augusta, or Brunswick, Lost Valley features day and night skiing/riding, lessons, rentals, snow-tubing in their Maine Family Snow Tube Park, and the Lost Valley Brewing Co. Brew Pub.
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Mt. Abram offers a 1,150-foot vertical and 85% snowmaking. Ski school, ski shop, rentals, half-day tickets, and lodging are available.
Saddleback Maine offers an authentic New England experience with the summit at 4,120 feet, 2,000 feet of vertical, and a base elevation of 2,100 feet, Maine's highest. Located in the heart of the legendary Rangeley Lakes Region, the mountain opened in 1960 and is known for its friendly, welcoming vibe, hand-cut glades, and the most natural annual snowfall in Maine. Saddleback—you'll always want to return.
Pleasant Mountain offers a 1,300-foot vertical, 40 trails, seven glades, three terrain parks, 98% snowmaking, and New England's largest night-skiing facility. Ski school, ski shop, rentals, snowboarding, lounge/restaurant, outside deck, and daycare are also available.
This unique, community-owned mountain in central Maine features eleven trails, with snowmaking covering 50% of them. Experience a blast from the past as you rise 300 vertical feet to the summit of the mountain via three different rope tow lifts. Enjoy a night of skiing under the lights.
Sugarloaf Mountain, a 4,265-foot elevation, a 2,820-foot vertical and 94% snowmaking, features boundary-to-boundary skiing, ski school and shops, alpine park, half-pipe, health club with indoor pool, alpine village with shops and restaurants, on-mountain lodging, child care, and
The Sunday River resort covers eight mountain peaks, with a vertical of 2,340 feet and 92% snowmaking. Other features include boundary-to-boundary skiing, glade skiing, several terrain parks, snow-tubing, ski school, ski shops, rentals, three base lodges, one summit lodge, restaurants, daycare, and slopeside lodging.
This 750-foot slope features 16 alpine trails for all skill levels, from beginner to expert, including a terrain park for skiers and riders. Snow-making covers 70% of our alpine trails.
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