Maine’s Saddleback Mountain Ski Resort to Reopen in Just Weeks
Saddleback Mountain, nestled in the heart of Rangeley, Maine, has always been one of the State's most favorite spots for skiing. Though not the biggest, it always had a charm about it that you just couldn't find at places like Sugarloaf or Sunday River.
I remember years ago when my fall wedding schedule would be freighted with gigs up at Saddleback and I would look forward to the drive up through Smalls Falls into the Rangeley Lakes region. However, in recent years, the mountain was closed and put up for sale. And while conflicting reports over the last couple years would lead us to believe the mountain would be reopening much sooner- the time has finally come.
The new owners are excited and ready to go. They hope to have the operation up and running by December 15th. Their website, which will help you in planning your trip amid the pandemic, should be launched by 11-23.
I would say that after five years of being shut down, winter-loving Mainers from all over the Pine Tree State are ready to see this amazing hidden gem come back to life. According to a post on the Saddleback Maine Facebook page, they've included a list of things that you should know prior to their launch. The list below as follows,