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)
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)
Night skiing: No
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Legendary Ski Artist James Niehues
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