Sugarloaf Mountain

Carrabassett Valley and Kingfield

After a two-hour drive from Portland, “Oh My Gosh” corner is a welcome sight. My husband, Nik, and I make the drive every Friday from December to March (or April, depending on the season), but this is our first summer … Continue reading

Sugarloaf’s New Guard

Young families who came for the mountain and stayed for community. There is some dispute about the best way to get to Carrabassett Valley from Cumberland County, but the Mainers I know can all agree on one thing: it is … Continue reading

Flagstaff Stories Afloat

Miles of water. Quirky stories. A submerged history of east villages, and today’s eagle nests and crisscrossing trails on land and water. We’ve made it to Flagstaff Lake. Here’s just one of the Flagstaff Lake tales: in those just-before-before-the-United-States-was-born days … Continue reading