- Saddleback has summer lakes and big mountain skiing. It is ringed by mountains stretching to over 4,000 feet and has some of New England's best scenery, summer or winter. The 40 alpine ski trails almost equally distributed among beginner, intermediate and expert terrain makes Saddleback unequaled for fun, excitement and challenge. With f lift lines are virtually unheard of. Saddleback is the last uncrowded big mountain skiing experience left in New England. Saddleback is for those who love big mountain skiing that is friendly, relaxed and uncrowded. The locals call it "elbow room."
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Saddleback Ski Resort
Recreation - Recreation facilities at Saddleback include Rock Pond Townhouses, $345 and up per night and White Birch Townhouses, $285 per night. The base lodge has all the essentials including a cafeteria that serves breakfast through late lunches, and the Painted Pony Tavern noted for its deli sandwiches and being the friendliest watering hole around. A rental shop has equipment for all sizes from tiny tots to hot shots. The Roger Page Ski Shop has everything you'll need to make your day the best ever! The Saddleback Nursery loves kids and the kids love Saddleback. Please make advance reservations for busy times.
Climate - The Western Maine Mountains Region, known for its spectacular four seasons, sees average daytime winter temperatures ranging 10 - 14 degrees Fahrenheit (-12 to -10 Celsius) in the northern area and an average of 14 -18 degrees Fahrenheit (-10 to -8 Celsius) in the southern area. Summer unfolds for outdoors enthusiasts with temperatures in the northern area averaging 66 degrees Fahrenheit (19 Celsius) and in the southern area averaging 68 (20 Celsius). Western Maine Mountains Region experiences a wide range of precipitation. From north to south, the area receives an average of less than 38 inches (97 centimeters) to more than 44 inches of precipitation each year. Summer rainfall averages 3 - 5 inches per month.
Saddleback Ski Resort is located in the renowned Rangeley Lakes Region of Western Maine, approximately 2 1/2 hours from Portland, ME and 4 1/2 hours north of Boston, MA.