Sugarloaf Mountain Hotel

Beyond the Slopes

It’s early in the morning on a very cold winter day in the Carrabassett Valley. As I sit in the dining room at 45 North sipping hot black coffee in an effort to become lucid, I observe throngs of hotel … Continue reading

Sugarloaf Après-Ski

The less you ski, the more time you have to après-ski. In this regard, there is no better place to be than Sugarloaf. There are many people who, when asked about their experience at a ski resort, will begin with … Continue reading

Carrabassett Valley + Kingfield

December 2014 Sarah Prak, Graphic Designer, The Brand Company Friday 4:30 p.m. @ Schoolhouse Gallery True to its name, the Schoolhouse Gallery was once a one-room schoolhouse. Now it’s an art gallery and a studio for artists, photographers, designers, and … Continue reading

Carrabassett Valley + Kingfield

December 2014 Cyndi Smith, Director of Events + Sponsorships Friday 3:00 p.m. @ Kingfield Elementary School We pull into Kingfield Elementary School to take a photograph of the mural on the wall by the artist Dahlov Ipcar. My children have … Continue reading

Carrabassett Valley

December 2014 Kelly Clinton, Managing Editor at Maine Magazine   Friday 5:30 p.m. @ Sugarloaf Mountain Hotel In the parking lot tailgaters in lawn chairs sit around grills, and coming down the mountain, skiers and snowboarders are dressed in tie-dye … Continue reading

Life at the ‘Loaf

A lifelong skier leaves big-city life and heads for the mountains without looking back My skis are strapped diagonally to my pack, but the wind keeps knocking them around as I plant my poles care-fully on the weatherworn rock face, … Continue reading