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Sugarloaf Introduction

Sugarloaf ski holidays take you to the Carrabassett Valley in Maine, one of the New England States.It is a large and popular resort that caters for all levels of ability in both skiing and boarding. Sugarloaf is a family-friendly resort which offers tuition from the age of three and childcare from ten weeks to six years. There is accommodation to suit all budgets from five star luxury to more basic apartments. Sugarloaf, the mountain, at a height of four thousand two hundred feet may not be the highest of peaks, but it offers a good variety of slopes including some exhilarating and demanding runs for experienced skiers. Modern lifts give quick and easy access to the slopes. If you are looking for a relaxed and friendly resort with good amenities both on and off the slopes, you may be tempted by our Sugarloaf ski holidays.

Why Go To Sugarloaf?

Sugarloaf ski holidays cater for skiers and boarders at all levels of ability in a pleasant resort which offers good service, exciting days and relaxing evenings. With a choice of snow parks and a large number of cross country trails, Sugarloaf ski holidays have wide appeal.

Sugarloaf ski holidays enjoy wide popularity as there are trails to satisfy all levels of skiing and boarding, and many miles of tracks for cross country skiers. They have particular appeal for families as the provision for children is very good and there are childcare facilities from ten weeks.

When To Go To Sugarloaf

The Sugarloaf ski holiday season lasts from early November until late April. Snow cover can at times be variable but if nature fails to provide, there are snow making facilities on over ninety percent of the slopes. The summer months are popular with climbers, hill walkers and mountain bikers.

Sugarloaf - The Place

Sugarloaf ski holidays offer a New England winter break in a purpose built resort with good skiing and boarding for all. With over one hundred and thirty trails, Sugarloaf, Maine's second highest peak, provides for everyone from novice to expert. Located at a fairly low altitude of a little over four thousand feet it is not always snow sure throughout the season. However, snow making facilities cover ninety percent of the pistes. A variety of high speed lifts give quick and easy access to the slopes. Ski schools offer first class tuition in both skiing and boarding, and accept children from the age of three. The resort also provides good childcare facilities from ten weeks until six years. The schools also supply guides for off-piste skiing. Boarders have a choice of three parks and can enjoy a four hundred feet super-pipe. Cross country skiers have access to sixty-five miles miles of trails through a picturesque landscape.

Hotels, apartments and lodges provide a range of high quality accommodation, while restaurants, bistros and cafes cater for all palates. Sugarloaf ski holidays are ideal for groups with non-skiers in their midst, as there are a variety of recreational activities to fill their daylight hours. These include ice skating, snow shoeing and winter walking trails, tobogganing and dog sledging, and spa and fitness centres. There are shops for all your ski holiday needs, including gifts and souvenirs.

Sugarloaf ski holidays offer glorious days in stunning surroundings followed by evenings that can are generally relaxed.

Sugarloaf Nightlife

Although there are a number of lively bars and pubs, some with live music, Sugarloaf nightlife is fairly low key, reflecting the resort's popularity with families and couples.

Sugarloaf Shopping

Sugarloaf ski holidays provide shops which supply all your ski holiday essentials as well as gifts and souvenirs.

Sugarloaf Eating

Although Sugarloaf has only a small number of restaurants in the village and one on the mountain , there is a good choice of menu, from international cuisine to fast foods.