18th November 2019


What is a vertical drop in skiing?

Vertical feet” is a statistical category the ski industry likes using to measure the potential of a mountain experience. True-up vertical drop, according to MountainVertical, is the “most vertical distance at a resort that can be achieved on commonly skied, lift-served, continuous fall-line runs.”

What county is the Sugarloaf Mountain?

Sugarloaf Mountain is a mountain located in Carrabassett Valley, Franklin County, Maine. It is the third highest peak in the state, after Mount Katahdin's Baxter and Hamlin peaks. Sugarloaf is flanked to the south by Spaulding Mountain.

Who owns Sunday River?

Sunday River and its sister resort Sugarloaf have been operated by Boyne Resorts since being sold by American Skiing Company in 2007 for a combined $77 million. The resort's land has been owned by CNL Lifestyle, then Och-Ziff Capital Management, and leased back to Boyne.