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Saddleback Maine

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Address: 976 Saddleback Mountain Rd, Rangeley, ME
Phone Number: 207-864-5671
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Snowboarding, Skiing
Description: At Saddleback, we've taken a different road from other large resorts. From...
At Saddleback, we've taken a different road from other large resorts. From our natural terrain and our wilderness environment to how the mountain was developed and is operated, almost everything about Saddleback is different.It's a magnificent mountain with genuine values and a gentle soul. It's the way Alpine skiing and riding used to be. Classic New England ski terrain with trails that follow the contours. Snow-covered conifers over most of the mountain create a different feel with rime-frosted trees at the lower elevations and snow ghosts at the upper. High elevation alpine experience with snowfields. At 4120 ft elevation, Saddleback is only one of seven ski mountains in New England with atop lift elevation over 4000 feet. Our vertical is greater than several well-known big mountain resorts. Kennebago Steeps! is the largest steep skiing and riding facility in the East. Saddleback has extensive glades like other ski areas but only Saddleback has Casablanca Glades & Chutes which provide endless ways down through Paradise.
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Best Mountain In Maine

There are so many great things I could say about this mountain. Saddleback has a classic old school ski vibe with the attractions of some newer resorts. Their slogan is "Bigger... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

There are so many great things I could say about this mountain. Saddleback has a classic old school ski vibe with the attractions of some newer resorts. Their slogan is "Bigger than you think, different from the rest" and that is very accurate. It's a huge mountain at 4,280 ft tall with over sixty unique trails. The lifties are always... More 

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Saddleback has been my family's ski destination for 25 years. My sons learned to ski there and it is practically the only mountain they ever ski. This winter brought a bounty of natural snow to the mountain and once in warmed up enough to enjoy the slopes, the ski conditions were fantastic. When conditions are great and its not crowded... More 

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Portland, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Saddleback is a great ski mountain with terrain for all levels! The lodge is beautiful and the restaurant is great! Everyone who works here is so friendly and the lesson instructors are extremely knowledgeable and great at teaching! The glades are the best in Maine!

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Ottawa ON
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The weather was perfect, the snow better than you can imagine, no lineups and great ski resort personnel. What a fantastic hideaway ski place! The wind really picked up near closing but there were still several people going against the wind and blowing snow for the last run of the day. They have a warmup cabin at the top -... More 

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Essex, Vermont
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113 reviews 113 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great layout of trails, excellent grooming, and tremendous variety. This is one of our favorite slopes to enjoy downhill skiing. Because of its location, winter days can be extreme (high winds or occasional blizzards). All lifts are of the older variety, so don't expect to get to the top quickly. It's still worth the trip, and by all means, go... More 

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portland, maine
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91 reviews 91 reviews
12 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Pros: Well cut trails, steeps and Glades. Variety of terrain. Scenic. Clean Classic Lodge. Independent, local, and unique in feel. Remote, non commercial access road. Friendly Maine staff, and courteous safe skiers.Would like to borrow/copy "ski rule" safety signs from steel lattice fixed double chair lift poles and repost them in Bethel. Too far to day trip from South of... More 

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Woodstock, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

First time trying out Saddleback. We liked it very much! Beautiful condos, friendly staff, nice trails! Smaller and less busy compared to the other "big ones". The double chair is really the only minor setback, as well as the hike uphill to get to a few of the black trails and glades. We had two days of great skiing here.... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We skied today feb 25, my first time at this great gem of a mountain. Wednesday s get 2nd ticket $10 , nice mountain,conditions and people

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Bridgton, Maine
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Very friendly place..Minimal congestion at key areas...helpful staff...A great place to learn to skii with very little stress

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Wells, Maine
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

We just finished our week of skiing at Saddleback. We got our kids the Peak Pass. $149 for the season pass. The trails were awesome! The snow was great too! The issue I had this week was with the lifts. The mountain has a quad that goes to the top of the mountain. In fact, it is the only way... More 

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