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Sugarloaf Ski Area | Sugarloaf Ski Map | by James Niehues
Sugarloaf Ski Area | Sugarloaf Ski Map | by James Niehues


Sugarloaf Ski Area

Sugarloaf in Carrabassett Valley, Maine

Painted in 2000

Location: Carrabassett Valley, Franklin County, Maine United States

Nearest city: Farmington

Coordinates: 45°01′53″N 70°18′47″W

Vertical: 2,820 feet (860 m)

Top elevation: 4,237 feet (1,291 m)

Base elevation: 1,417 feet (432 m)

Skiable area: 1,240 acres (500 ha)

Runs: 160

Longest run: 3.5 miles (5.6 km)

Lift system: 14

Lift capacity: 21,810 Skiers per hour

Terrain parks: 3 (+ Superpipe)

Snowfall: 200 inches (510 cm) (10 year average)

Snowmaking: 95%

Night skiing: No

"The 'Rembrandt of snow' has published a hefty coffee table book with a collection of nearly all of his hand-painted maps."

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Hand-painted maps require the best reproduction process available. Each illustration starts with a high resolution digital scan. It is then printed on museum quality cotton paper using the latest HDR ink-jet technology.

Legendary Ski Artist James Niehues

If you are a skier or snowboarder, there is a good chance James Niehues has been your mountain guide. Throughout his 30 year career he has worked at the  smallest hills and the most expansive resorts in North America.  He has left his mark in South America, Australia, Asia and Europe too.   And even if you have never shared a bottomless powder day with him, he has always been close by.