Andy Gagne Photography

Whether carving out fresh tree tracks in the Casablanca Glades or cruising on America while taking in the spectacular view of the Western Maine mountains, Saddleback draws you in, pulls you close and then you’re hooked for life. Old friends and new, young children or those young at heart; we all have Saddleback stories and fond memories made at this place. It’s a simple and pure happiness, something only the mountains can offer. Life is better, right here.

After a successful ‘20/’21 season, Saddleback is now in the second season of operation since reopening on December 15, 2020. The mountain has made quite the resurgence, investing more than $26 million in improvements including the new Rangeley Express Hi-Speed Quad, Cupsuptic T-Bar, a complete base lodge renovation, $3 million in expanded snowmaking capacity and new eco-groomers. Construction of a new condo village is underway and the Mid Mountain Lodge. The mountain is alive, and you can feel the pulse of activity.

Saddleback Stats
• Summit elevation: 4,120’
• Vertical drop: 2,000’
• Annual average snowfall: 225”
• Number of lifts: 6
• Named runs: 68
• Skiable acreage: 600+ skiable acres
• 88 acres of hand-cut glade skiing
• Longest run: 3.1 miles

Did you know?
• Saddleback’s base elevation is 2,460’ – which is the highest of any ski area in the East.
• The Appalachian Trail winds across Saddleback’s summit and over to The Horn and
Saddleback Junior.
• Saddlebacks trails are named for the famous fishing flies created right here by Rangeley
legends Carrie Stevens, Bud Wilcox and Dick Frost. Some of the most famous are Gray
Ghost, Parmachenee Belle and Silver Doctor
• New this season at Saddleback is the Molly Chunkamunk moving carpet located at the
South Branch beginner area. In tradition of naming lifts after the waterways of the
Rangeley Lakes Region, Molly Chunkamunk is the former name of Richardson Lake.
Molly Chunkamunk was also the name of a Rangeley Lake Steamer which burned in

Molly Chunkamunk O. M. Moore

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