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Archive: January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

Saddleback 2011-2012 Season Passes on Sale Now

It is that time of year when we announce the 2011-2012 Season Pass rates, and we have.  The 2011-2012 Season Passes are on sale at special pre-season rates.  These rates are good through July 4th.  After that the price will increase.


Saddleback Ski Resort Offers $10 Gasoline Voucher

RANGELEY, Maine — Saddleback Maine is offering a $10 gasoline voucher with the purchase of a two day adult lift ticket. The voucher can be redeemed at local gas stations in the Rangeley Lakes Region. Participating stations are the Rangeley IGA, Lakeside Convenience, Looney Bin Irving and Koob's Garage in Oquossoc. The gas vouchers will be valid through the end of the ski season.


Looking for a Winter Wonderland?

Well it is February Vacation Week.  Saddleback and Rangeley are a winter wonderland, the place to go for winter fun.  On the mountain, in addition to great skiing and riding on a deep base of snow we’ve added additional opportunities for family fun.  Rangeley Sled Dog Adventures will be offering sled dog rides.  The dogs are lined up in front of the Base Lodge with local musher, A C Collelo.  For $20 per person you can ride up the Rock Pond Trail in a traditional dog sled pulled by 10 finely tuned sled dogs.  The trail winds its way through the woods to Rock Pond.

Snow shoeing is a great way to explore Saddleback, you can snowshoe up the slopes or enjoy the trails at the Rangeley Lakes Trail Center located on Saddleback Mountain.  They have a slogan for the Trail Center, “Ski the Wilds”.  It is a quiet network of trails 50 km in all that winds through the forest and out on to Saddleback Lake.  The conifers decked in white, the white birches catching the sun, moose and snowshoe hare tracks create a space to let your mind free itself. You can take advantage of their Nordic trails for classic and skate skiing, or snowshoeing.  Snowshoes are available as rentals in the Saddleback Rental Shop.

In Rangeley on Haley Pond there is a skating rink with warming shed.  Ecopelagicon has free skate rentals.  Just across the street at Snow Source they have Vermont Kick Sleds.  Try one of these out on the ice or trails. You can ice fish on Haley Pond. Saddleback has a sledding hill directly in front of the Lodge, but the best hill in town is located on Mingo Spring Golf Course. 

 If you are a motorized adventurer the Rangeley Lakes Region is home to 180 miles of groomed snowmobile trails and snowmobile rentals are available.

This is the time of year to appreciate winter for all its opportunities to spend time with family and friends in the great outdoors.  See you on the snow…


Romance on the Chairlift

Joanne Taylor, adds a new twist to Valentine's Day


It's Going to be an Exciting Weekend

Sushi Thursday in the Pub

Friday Night Lights Rail Jam

Saddleback Family Day- Know the Code

Après Ski Children's Art Class on Saturday

Sunday in the Park Terrain Park Tutorial


Exploring the possibilities...

Exploring possibilities…Lots of great ideas are shared with us, by our guests and staff.  This new year brings three great new ideas to light.



December 31, 2010 Declared Saddleback Maine Day

On Dec. 31, Maine State Representative Tom Saviello presented the Berry family with a proclamation signed by Governor John E. Baldacci declaring Dec. 31, 2010, Saddleback Day in the State of Maine in recognition of Saddleback's 50th anniversary. 



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