Skiers competing in the Mountain Valley Conference Alpine ski championships Wednesday prepare to be ferried up Black Mountain of Maine in Rumford on a trail groomer. Race and mountain officials decided to use the machine because the ski area lost power in the morning. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Daxxtyn Williams rides on top of Tucker Macfawn as they slide down a hill Wednesday at Black Mountain of Maine in Rumford. The skiers were waiting for the start of the Mountain Valley Conference Alpine ski championships to start  after the mountain lost power. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Bristol Quimby, front, and other skiers competing in the Mountain Valley Conference Alpine championships slide down a hill Wednesday at Black Mountain of Maine in Rumford. The teammates were waiting for race and mountain officials to figure out how to get them up the mountain after the ski area lost power. The small field of racers was transported on a trail groomer and all eight races were completed. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Amy Boulanger stands next to her daughter Alice, who does schoolwork online Wednesday while waiting for the start of the Mountain Valley Conference Alpine ski championships at Black Mountain of Maine in Rumford. The races were delayed due to a power outage. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

A dog leads his master Wednesday to cross country trails at Black Mountain of Maine in Rumford. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Racers competing in the Mountain Valley Conference Alpine ski championships Wednesday are ferried up Black Mountain of Maine in Rumford on a trail groomer. Race and mountain officials decided to use the machine because the ski area lost power in the morning. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo


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