Skiing the mountains of not only Maine, but much of New England, means getting to see a lot of different terrain for sure. Perhaps more than the wealth of beautiful scenery and wonderful trails, however, are all the great people you meet along the way. Rachel Benoit at Mount Sunapee is one of them. Here's her story...
Skiing is an age old Maine tradition and an important part of our state’s economy. As our climate continues to warm, how will climate change affect snow and the ski industry?
Combine great snow, terrific grooming, scenic trails and friendly mountain people and you have the makings for a darn fine weekend of skiing and good times at Mount Sunapee Resort in NH, a little less than three hours from Portland.
Enjoy free night skiing and nearly 1,400 feet of vertical this Thursday, March 6 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Black Mountain in Rumford. Or ski it any Friday, Saturday or Sunday for just $15, the best ski deal in Maine.
The 2nd annual WinterKids Downhill 24 is almost here. Do you have your ski team together? This 24-hour ski challenge fundraiser at Mt. Abram benefits WinterKids, the fantastic non-profit organization that “helps children develop healthy lifelong habits through fun, outdoor winter activity.” Team up, ski, have fun, do good!
The Maine Outdoor Film Festival features an outstanding selection of exciting and adventurous films, many of them Maine-made or about Maine. Four show dates remain, three in March and one in May. Proceeds from the MOFF help support Teens to Trails, the non-profit that connects high school students to the outdoors.
There are new faces, new ownership and a new logo for Burke Mountain, the venerable ski area in the scenic Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, plus improved snowmaking, lodge upgrades, and a host of other big change in the works. Come ski for yourself!
Exciting times are ahead for the Camden Snow Bowl as the town and its new general manager look to make big improvements and turn the mountain into a four-season recreation area.
Right about now is a good time to escape to sunny Southern California, where you’re sure to find lots of great hiking plus blue skies, mild temperatures, endless views, colorful wildflowers and blooming cactus. Go!
There's a month of great skiing and staying left this winter at AMC's Maine Wilderness Lodges in the heart of the 100-Mile Wilderness. And come spring and summer, make the trek in for some outstanding hiking, canoeing and fly fishing.