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
Mountain Statistics
Vertical Rise2820 ft
Base Elevation1417 ft
Summit Elevation4237 ft
Annual Snowfall200 inches
Number of Trails161
Skiable Acres1230
Longest Run3.5 miles / 5.6 km
Ski Trail Difficulty
Number of Lifts14
High Speed Six Chairs0
High Speed Quad Chairs2
Quad Chairs3
Triple Chairs1
Double Chairs6
Surface Lifts2
Lift Capacity21810 (skiers per hour)
Season Dates
Season 2020Opened 11/14/19
Season 2019Opened 11/16/18
Season 201811/12/17 to 05/07/18 (177 days)
Season 201711/24/16 to 05/02/17 (160 days)
Season 201611/20/15 to 05/01/16 (164 days)
Season 201511/09/14 to 05/03/15 (176 days)
Season 201411/21/13 to 05/04/14 (165 days)
Season 201311/09/12 to 05/04/13 (177 days)
Resort Features
Night Skiing
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.
Snowshoe Trails
Snow Tubing
Terrain Park
Seth Wescott-designed snowboardcross and skiercross course.

Snow Report

Snow Reports and conditions for Sugarloaf.
Status: Open for Events/Activities

Lift Tickets

Pricing last updated 11/20/19
Regular $75 $85 $105 $85
Multi day discounts available

Note: Pricing above is subject to change and is based on resort ticket window prices published on resorts website. Use for reference only.

Sorry, no discount lift tickets are current available for Sugarloaf


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