Sunday April 20th 2014

Tagged: skiing

Storing your ski gear for the summer

Storing your ski gear for the summer
April 19, 2014

A great ski season is winding down. Time to think about storing your skis and boots for the summer. Here are a few good tips for proper care of your goods.

Discount skiing: Maine Day

Discount skiing: Maine Day
March 26, 2014

Here’s the best deals! Spring skiing should bring the warmest days of the season, yet the mountain tops still look like the arctic tundra.

Bethel Hostel: Inexpensive, close to skiing and hiking

Bethel Hostel: Inexpensive, close to skiing and hiking
March 12, 2014

The Bethel Hostel: Inexpensive, comfy bunks, hot showers, kitchen, common room, TV, free wifi, coffee maker, quiet, good company, convenient to skiing at Sunday River and miles of hiking trails in the White Mountain National Forest, Grafton Notch State Park and much more. Check it out!

What do mean you don’t ski?!

What do mean you don’t ski?!
March 06, 2014

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…

Climate change and the ski industry

Climate change and the ski industry
March 04, 2014

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?

Free night skiing at Black Mountain this Thursday March 6

Free night skiing at Black Mountain this Thursday March 6
March 02, 2014

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.

WinterKids Downhill 24 at Mount Abram is next weekend, March 8-9!

WinterKids Downhill 24 at Mount Abram is next weekend, March 8-9!
March 02, 2014

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!

New Burke Mountain ownership bringing lots of changes

New Burke Mountain ownership bringing lots of changes
February 26, 2014

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!

No faking the good news at Camden Snow Bowl

No faking the good news at Camden Snow Bowl
February 23, 2014

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.