Sugarloaf Mountain Facts

Sugarloaf Mountain Facts
Sugarloaf Mountain ski resort in Maine boasts beautiful views, wild mountain snow and New England charm. When you are ready to hit the slopes in the east, Sugarloaf Mountain offers visitors amazing winter time opportunities and fun.

4,237 Feet

At 4.237 feet, Sugarloaf Mountain is the second-highest in the state and the East Coast's only above tree-line skiing.

Skiable Terrain

Sugarloaf has more than 1,400 skiable acres, with a vertical drop of 2,820 feet, New England's most continuous. With trails and runs for all abilities, Sugarloaf boasts 34 greens, 44 blues, 39 black diamonds, 21 double black diamonds and 20 glades.

Lift Access

Two surface lifts, one triple, eight doubles, two high-capacity quads and two super quads give Sugarloaf the ability to transport 21,810 passengers per hour.

For the Terrain Park Junkies

Serving beginner, intermediate and expert riders and skiers, Sugarloaf has three terrain parks. These parks include a mini-pipe, permanent snowboard and skier cross course, and includes a 400-foot, 18-foot high walled super-pipe.

Snowmaking Just In Case

If there are poor snow years, Sugarloaf has 95 percent snowmaking coverage when the winter provides minimal snow.

Close to Major Airports

Close to Maine's largest cities of Portland and Bangor, Sugarloaf is easily reached by car or plane. Boston and Montreal are only a four-hour drive from Sugarloaf.

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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