With the coming holiday week in mind,  I decided to check out the 10 day forecast specifically for Rangeley and Saddleback. First, there are no major storms within the 10 day forecast. There are two days which are predicted to be sunny, Wednesday the 17th & Friday the 19th. Every other day is forecast to be overcast or mostly cloudy with a 20% to 30% chance of snow showers each of those days. Winds for the 10 day outlook are to be light and variable ranging from 5 to 10 mph from the West, Northwest each day. Temperatures will range from a low of 17 to a high of near 30 degrees. Most days are in the mid to high 20's. All & all, a very good forecast for skiers.

The snowmaking operations during the past three weeks have been very beneficial and the nightly grooming operations are keeping surfaces soft and packed powder. The smooth corduroy each morning is a pleasure to ski. We have been hearing from those who have been skiing around that we have the best surfaces in the State! The plan for the holiday week is to focus on nightly grooming and to frequently groom the headwalls of Supervisor & Tight Line. With light snow in the forecast most days, skiers & riders are likely to have surfaces refreshed and the glades should continue to improve. We hope that you will join us this weekend and next week for some fun at Saddleback!

If you would like to contact me, send your thoughts to cklefos@saddlebackmaine.com