Located in the heart of Maine's Carrabassett Valley off Route 27 and surrounded by Maine's spectacular Western Mountains you'll find the largest single ski mountain and second highest peak in the state—Sugarloaf Mountain. Here you can witness and experience Maine skiing at its finest in this beautiful world-class ski vacation destination.
With an impressive vertical drop of 2,820 feet, more than 1,400 "skiable" acres from boundary to boundary, and 133 trails, you are sure to enjoy one of the most spectacular skiing experiences you've ever had. This ski mountain boasts a breathtaking view from its summit, which peaks at 4,237 feet, as well as from down below.
If sensational skiing is your thing, check out Sugarloaf's many exciting trails for all ages and skill levels across its vast terrain. You can choose from around 35 beginner, or green, trails, close to 40 intermediate, or blue, trails, and 58 expert trails and glades, which includes more than 35 black diamond trails and more than 20 double black diamond trails. The longest trail at Sugarloaf is Tote Road, which stretches out a full three and a half miles from summit to base.
And don't think you'll be waiting in line forever for a lift to enjoy some of Maine's finest skiing adventures. Sugarloaf USA offers 15 different lifts to choose from, including four quads, two of which are high-speed (or "super quads"), one triple lift, eight double lifts, and two surface lifts. In fact, Sugarloaf's lifting capacity is actually more than 20,000 passengers per hour!
You can also find more than just skiing at Sugarloaf. When you're ready to take a break from skiing or indulging in the wonder of Mother Nature in all its brilliance, check out the top-notch slopeside resort village at Sugarloaf's base—also at just over 1,400 feet—complete with restaurants, shops, many fun and exciting activities and events for the whole family, including vacation weeks, college weeks, concerts and shows, and various winter festivals, as well as stellar lodging selections ranging from hotels and inns to condos and resorts. Sugarloaf also offers tubing, specifically called "turbo tubing" for all ages, as well as ski and snowboarding school, including programs for children as well as season-long programs.
Skiing in Maine is a much-enjoyed activity by folks from away and locals alike for a couple's, family, or group vacation, and skiing Sugarloaf offers natural beauty, breathtaking views, exciting trails, fun, and adventure to make your winter complete.
Sugarloaf USA is an excellent ski vacation spot in Maine, and boasts some great vacation properties. If you're interested in purchasing vacation property near one of Maine's ski areas, consider looking near Sugarloaf.