Ski areas pull out the snow guns

By BJ Bangs Irregular Staff Writer WESTERN MOUNTAINS — Unprecedented high temperatures have called for some unprecedented actions with both Sugarloaf and Saddleback gearing up the snow guns, making snow earlier this week, with plans to extend the season through April.

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Ski areas pull out the snow guns

Maine Warden Service: Two Skiers from Oxford Rescued from Back Side of Sugarloaf Mountain

###MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE ####MAINE WARDEN SERVICE *Media: For more information, contact IF&W spokesperson Deborah Turcotte at (207) 592-1164* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2011 **Two Skiers from Oxford Rescued from Back Side of Sugarloaf Mountain** Two skiers from Oxford were rescued from the back side of Sugarloaf Mountain today after they admittedly followed the tracks of another skier to an out-of-bounds area on the mountain on Wednesday. Bradley Snow, 16, of Oxford and Sven Bergeron, 20, of Oxford told Maine Warden Service game wardens this morning that they had taken multiple runs earlier in the day, and sometime between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. they decided to follow tracks made by another skier that led underneath an orange distinctive rope that marks trail boundaries

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Maine Warden Service: Two Skiers from Oxford Rescued from Back Side of Sugarloaf Mountain

Projected Date for Opening

The Rangeley Lakes Trail Center hopes to be open for business on Friday, Dec. 17th. Currently we only have approx.

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Projected Date for Opening

Just waitin’ for the snow!

Hi Folks: Here we are just waiting for the snow to fall…and fall and fall! Wax up your skis and get ready.

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Just waitin’ for the snow!