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!
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.
Burke Mountain in Vermont gives you classic New England skiing, lots of old time narrow and winding trails through the trees, with runs that take you 20 minutes or more if you let them. For Mainers who love to ski, Burke is only 150 miles from Portland, 3 hours and 15 minutes or so if you’re counting. Make your visit a two-fer with nearby Jay Peak.
Since 1989, Shawnee Peak has offered skiers and riders the most lighted nighttime terrain in New England, with 19 trails, 2 terrain parks and 4 lifts. Whether you go for night skiing or want to make a day of it, get there and enjoy this old time mountain with all the modern touches and some of the best skiing scenery anywhere.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns to Portland next week for the 13th year running. Again this year there will be two great shows, the first on Sunday evening, Feb 9 and the second on Monday night, Feb 10 at the State Theatre.
What do a helicopter, four deer and a killer chili recipe have in common? Ski or snowshoe on over and read how to spend 72 hours in Rangeley!