Saddleback To Open for Season Saturday, Dec.15

By AlpineZone News |
Dec 13 2012 - 12:10 PM

Rangeley, ME – Saddleback Ski Resort in the legendary Rangeley Lakes Region will open its 2012-2013 season on Saturday, December 15. Six trails and two chairlifts will be open servicing terrain for intermediate and novice skiers and snowboarders. The Free Rider Terrain Park will also be open.

Lift tickets are $29 from opening day through December 20. Sunday the 16th is also Maine Day. All services will be available including ski school, rental and ski shops, day care, food court, coffee bar and the Swig ‘n Smelt Pub.

“Snowmaking temperatures are forecast through the weekend and we will be opening additional terrain as conditions permit”, said Chris Farmer, General Manager.

The 4717-ft. Rangeley Chair will provide access to two major top to bottom runs for intermediates, while the Sandy Chair will service the Wheeler Slope for novices and features in the Free Rider Terrain Park.

If you are looking for a last minute holiday gift, check out Saddleback’s Holiday Gift Guide. It offers several unique value-added gifts for skiers and snowboarders. Items purchased on-line by Dec. 19 will be received by Christmas.

About Saddleback
Saddleback Maine, one of New England’s finest family ski resorts, is located in the legendary Rangeley Lakes Region of the Western Mountains of Maine. With a 2,000′ vertical drop, a 4120′ top elevation and 66 trails and glades, Saddleback offers New England’s best big mountain value and unspoiled, rustic beauty amidst the largest concentration of 4,000 foot peaks in Maine. Saddleback is committed to carefully crafting its growth with an environmental focus and support of community.

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