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Skiing Maine: 17 Mountains

Skiing Maine: 17 Mountains
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Before this odyssey, I thought that after 17 mountains in three and a half days, it would be difficult to keep track of which was which — but each one turned out to have distinctly memorable attributes. I was especially happy to experience so many thriving community ski areas. They reminded me of my childhood, and I doubt that I’d love skiing as much as I do today if I hadn’t grown up with that sort of ski experience. Community ski areas are the backbone of this sport. They’re where skiers and riders are made.

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5 Responses to Skiing Maine: 17 Mountains

  1. Marissa Dana December 9, 2008 at 1:03 pm #

    Wow! Amazing! And so many places to visit this winter…

  2. Jamie Trowbridge December 9, 2008 at 4:16 pm #

    I’m thrilled to hear so many local areas are doing well in Maine. Your story makes me want to seek them out. Plus, I’ve always wanted to ski Sugarloaf.

  3. Karin Johnson December 30, 2008 at 11:46 am #

    This reminds me of a club I belong to called “Quad Man/Woman”. Every year while vacationing in Aspen with a large group of friends we would spend one day of the vacation and ski all five mountains in the area in one day-top to bottom. We had to take public transportation- no personal vehicles allowed. We’d go straight to the top of the mountain and straight down and move onto the next mountain! I even have the “quadman/woman T-shirt to prove it!

  4. Jay Allen January 13, 2009 at 8:46 am #

    I am sooooooo jealous!!!

  5. Doug Willey February 8, 2009 at 10:30 pm #

    Awesome adventure and article, Heather! You must often think the phrase that Steve Martin had in one of his routines, probably before you were born…” the most amazing thing to me is…I get paid for doing this!”

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