Sugarloaf, the second highest peak in Maine, is the largest ski and snowboard area east of the Rockies and is one of the top year-round destinations in New England. Boston and Montreal are about 4 hours from the resort. With 161 runs over 1,230 acres Sugarloaf has terrain for everyone including 19% of the trails categorized as glade skiing. The resort is divided into several areas: Snowfields - where you board the only lift-service above treeline skiing in the East and have panoramic views of Vermont, New Hampshire and even Canada! Brackett Basin & Burnt Mountain - where skiers and boarders will have access to over 650 aces of backcountry-style terrain. Timberline Quad - where skiers and boarders of all abilities have the opportunity to ski the summit. King Pine Bowl - where you can ride single and double black diamond terrain in a natural snow bowl. Central Mountain - where you have the steepest and longest fall line in New England. Whiffletree - where kids and adults play. Double Run - where you find learning terrain. West Mountain - where you cruise down blue and green runs. Birches and Landing - where the gentle slope gives learners the chance to get comfortable and confident with the sport. Sugarloaf terrain parks contain a permanent snowboardcross & skiercross course, Superpipe and a huge variety of modules. The Sugarloaf Outdoor Center offers cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on 90km of groomed trails a well as ice skating on a professionally sized rink. Hang out and enjoy light food fare at the Outdoor Center Lodge or shop in their fully stocked retail store.
Closest Town: Carrabassett Valley, Maine
Number of Trails
3.5 miles / 5.6 km
Number of Lifts
High Speed Quad Chairs
21810 (skiers per hour)
11/24/16 to 05/02/17 (160 days)
11/20/15 to 05/01/16 (164 days)
11/09/14 to 05/03/15 (176 days)
11/21/13 to 05/04/14 (165 days)
11/09/12 to 05/04/13 (177 days)
Cross Country Skiing
The Sugarloaf Outdoor Center offers cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on 90 km of groomed trails and ice skating on an NHL sized rink.
Seth Wescott-designed snowboardcross and skiercross course.