Saddleback Updates

By AlpineZone News |
Dec 08 2011 - 01:19 PM

This Just In…………………Reports coming in from the snowmaking crews at the top of the mountain are saying there is SNOW falling. Our Snow Guns are ready and as soon as the temperature drops this evening, we shall be making snow. Low temps are forecasted for the next few days so things are shaping up just fine for Opening Day-December 17th.

New Demo Fleet
Saddleback Ski Shop new arrivals include a fleet of over 100 demos skis from Dynastar, Volkl, Rossignol, K-2, Salomon and Elan. Plus they have the best selection of Rocker Powder skis in the area. Head up to the shop on opening day Saturday, Dec. 17th and let Ian and Shawn help you pick out the pair you want to find under your Christmas tree. Don’t forget to check out the new Mountain Hard Wear, and Ouray stock. Saddleback Gift Cards can be used in the Saddleback Ski Shop.

Group On …Saddleback
Do you belong to a club or group that is planning a ski outing? Saddleback offers $29 Group Lift Tickets. Minimum purchase of 20 tickets with 24 hour advance reservation required. We offer a complimentary ticket for the group leader. Tickets must be purchased with a single payment. For more information contact [email][/email].

PEAK Passes
The first marking period is over. If you are one of the many hard working students who made the Honor Roll this marking period then you qualify for a Saddleback PEAK Pass. The Peak Pass is available for purchase through January 31, 2012. For Maine students the price is $99, for USA/CANADA students the price is $149.
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Looking for the Perfect Stocking Stuffer?
Look no further, stock up on Saddleback Gift Cards. Saddleback gift cards are available in amounts ranging from $25 to $500. They can be used at any of the retail, food and beverage venues in the Saddleback base lodge or at Kennebago Station (our yurt located on the mountain at the base of the Kennebago quad). They’re also good to purchase lift and concert tickets, rent ski or snowboard equipment or to take ski or snowboard lessons.

$69 Trailside Ski & Stay Vacation Getaways
Call today to book your $69 Ski & Stay Getaway. The package includes trailside lodging and lift tickets. Priced per person per night, it is available midweek of non-holiday periods and opening day through December 24th. To reserve your Ski and Stay call 1-877-864-5441 .

Start a New Tradition
Spend Christmas at Saddleback
Start a new tradition with your family or friends by celebrating Christmas at Saddleback in a trailside condominium with all the comforts of home. Stay Friday – Sunday nights (Dec. 23-25) and ski or ride Saturday – Monday. Enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner of turkey with all the fixings by our Christmas tree in the Swig ‘n Smelt Restaurant in the Base Lodge. To book your Christmas Lodging Package click here.

To make a dinner reservation call 207-864-5441 or email: [email][/email]

Ski School Update: Our Season Long Freestyle Program now offers both Ski and Ride classes.
We are very excited to announce Gabe Sylvestre as the freestyle snowboard coach so we are now able to offer a separate class for skiing and one for snowboarding.

So if you haven’t signed up yet
Speak with our Ski School: Open 8am to 4pm
Monday thru Friday (207) 864-5671 x 139
or email Mark Robie at: [email][/email].

Looking for a great holiday present and help out local non-profits at the same time?

Bid on Saddleback’s Tree which will be auctioned at:
The Parade of Trees at the Gingerbread House in Oquossoc on December 10th.

Come join us for a community holiday party and auction of some beautiful X-Mas trees decorated by local businesses with lots of added bonuses on them, Vote for your favorite tree, gift baskets, other fun events planned for the evening and great food. Entry fee of $20 – Tickets available at the Chamber of Commerce or pay at the door. Space is limited so please call 207-864-3602 if your are planning on attending. This is a great festive night with proceeds supporting the Rangeley Rotary and Rangeley Chamber of Commerce.


20 Handmade Stained Glass Ornaments made by Saddleback Employees
4 Season Passes for the 2011-2012 Season (Any Age)
2 All Day Boat Rentals to Saddleback Marina
1 Private Ski/Board Lesson with Mark Robie Ski School Director.
And many more items….

Go to the tree page where items and Bid Price will be updated. The top bid shall be the reserve bid at the event. Top 3 bidders can continue to bid by phone or email if they can’t make the event. Last year our tree went for $4,100.00!

All proceeds go to the Rangeley Rotary and Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce. To place a Bid: E-mail: Chris Farmer at [email][/email]