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Address: 976 Saddleback Mountain Rd, Rangeley, ME
Phone Number: 207-864-5671
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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Quiet in Maine

Saddleback in summer is wonderful. Quiet solitude. The Skiing however is now "defunct". The area closed in the fall of 2014 and has not reopened. Talk of a new buyer earlier this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2016
Methuen, Massachusetts
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Methuen, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Saddleback in summer is wonderful. Quiet solitude. The Skiing however is now "defunct". The area closed in the fall of 2014 and has not reopened. Talk of a new buyer earlier this year went by the wayboard as bills continue to pile up. Apparently the place was running the establishment with a huge deficit. And with the lack of snow... More 

Thank Eagle-Eye24
Brockton, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Beautiful views! Skiing was fun - although I hadn't skied in quite some time. Came for a work outing and we all had fun.

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Maine, USA
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

This ski area is magical--views to forever, family friendly, high high high trails, wonderful staff, well-priced tickets and just a wonderful experience in the heights of Maine.

1 Thank BJ123Maine
South China, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

All 4 seasons, this is a great stop for everyone. I love coming for the Fall Foilage and the summer. The curvy ride to this area is so fun to drive. Pleanty of viewing stops along the way. A Must see!

1 Thank Marcia A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Although more difficult to get to than other areas in Maine, Saddleback is well worth the trip. There is an extensive beginner area with a very gentle grade that is served by its own quad. There are many good blue groomers served by the (slow) Rangeley double and great steeps and glades served by the Kennebago quad. The ski school... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Enjoyed having a Father's Day brunch. Very relaxing time with good food, attentive servers. Would recommend.

Thank Marie R
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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 

Thank Alec S
Wayland, Massachusetts
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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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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!

Thank Adrienne F
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

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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