Everything Old is New Again

Todd Snyder and L.L.Bean pair up for the Maine retailer's first designer collaboration

Pond Life

Pond Life On a hand-drawn map, Pierce Pond looks like a long, spider-legged splatter in the middle of the forest. But the tucked-away Somerset County watershed is legendary—for its uncut shorelines, abundant loons, oversized brook trout, and landlocked salmon.  by … Continue reading

The Insiders Guide to Skiing Sugarloaf

The Insiders Guide to Skiing Sugarloaf A lifelong loafer on how to experience all of Maine’s highest ski mountain by Josh ChristiePhotography by C.A. Smith Photography Issue: November 2020 Sugarloaf isn’t known as Maine’s most accessible mountain. That’s not just … Continue reading

Green Mountain

How Sugarloaf is tackling climate change

When the World Came to Sugarloaf

When the World Came to Sugarloaf Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1971 World Cup with an exhibition at the Maine Ski and Snowboard Museum in Kingfield by Paul KoenigPhotography courtesy of the Maine Ski and Snowboard Museum Issue: November … Continue reading

Love Letters to Maine | Sam Punderson

Dear Maine, I never intended to move to you, not even for a moment. I grew up in Vermont and am proud of that heritage, but after meeting my wife, Kate, we moved to Sugarloaf. Her roots in these mountains … Continue reading

Viewfinders: Powder Dreams

Powder Dreams For a five-day stretch last winter, Mother Nature delivered peak conditions at Sugarloaf Text and Photography by Sarah Sindo Issue: November 2020 On the morning of February 28, Sugarloafers woke up to 18 inches of snow—the fluffiest of … Continue reading

Carrabassett Valley in 48 Hours

Sugarloaf’s hometown is a winter destination, but Carrabassett Valley and the surrounding towns offer outdoor recreation year-round, with miles of mountain biking trails, lakes and rivers for paddling, and some of the best hiking in the state.

The Legend of the Loaf

Tracing Sugarloaf’s past, from cutting trails through the backcountry to gondola rides up the mountain

Of Track + Tread

The Sugarloaf Outdoor Center offers a variety of options for winter fat biking