CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) – A Maine ski resort has shut down a second chairlift less than two weeks after a malfunction on another lift injured seven skiers. Sugarloaf ski area announced Thursday that it had taken the Timberline lift out of service as a precaution after a maintenance crew found the drive […]
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – U.S. ski resorts are being warned to check more than 100 chairlifts after engineers identified a design flaw believed to have contributed to an accident that injured seven people at Sugarloaf in Maine. Partek Ski Lifts, based in Pine Island, New York, issued a bulletin Thursday warning operators using Borvig and […]
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) – Officials say a Husson University student died after skiing off a trail into trees at Maine’s Sugarloaf resort. Carrabassett Valley Police Chief Mark Lopez says the ski patrol and an ambulance crew performed CPR before 21-year-old Stephen Colvin was pronounced dead Tuesday morning. Colvin, from Hoosick, N.Y., was skiing with […]
Tuesday morning we learned that a skier that had gone missing from Maine’s Sugarloaf Ski Resort was found alive. It’s a story that staff at Big Rock Mountain in Mars Hill were very closely following. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli brings us their reaction to the good news.