Saddleback Mountain, Maine 03/10/2013

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Saddleback Mountain, Maine 03/10/2013

Postby mapadu » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:31 am

Glorious New England

[vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/61802107[/vimeo]
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Re: Saddleback Mountain, Maine 03/10/2013

Postby jasoncapecod » Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:15 pm

Thanks , great vid
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Re: Saddleback Mountain, Maine 03/10/2013

Postby jamesdeluxe » Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:06 pm

Has Mapadu relocated back to God's Country or is he just acting as if?
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Re: Saddleback Mountain, Maine 03/10/2013

Postby Marc_C » Thu Mar 14, 2013 4:37 pm

jamesdeluxe wrote:Has Mapadu relocated back to God's Country or is he just acting as if?

Nah. Too many sticks and shrubs. Still must be the NorthEast.
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Re: Saddleback Mountain, Maine 03/10/2013

Postby Anthony » Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:22 pm

Great video,this place has always been on my " go to" list. Now just have to get over there.
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Re: Saddleback Mountain, Maine 03/10/2013

Postby Tony Crocker » Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:17 am

I presume the subalpine skiing from that Appalachian Trail marker requires hiking above the lifts. How far?
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Re: Saddleback Mountain, Maine 03/10/2013

Postby mapadu » Sat Mar 16, 2013 8:55 am

Tony Crocker wrote:I presume the subalpine skiing from that Appalachian Trail marker requires hiking above the lifts. How far?


Ten minutes or so, not far. Then you can traverse along the ridge in either direction for several minutes. There are several ways to ski back to the trails. Nothing huge or terribly steep, just some fun snowfields - and a very cool departure from the tighter confines of the east. Pretty unique for around here.
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Re: Saddleback Mountain, Maine 03/10/2013

Postby Marc_C » Sat Mar 16, 2013 9:57 am

mapadu wrote:Nothing huge or terribly steep, just some fun snowfields - and a very cool departure from the tighter confines of the east. Pretty unique for around here.

Have you skied the Sugarloaf snowfields? If not, they should be equally high on your list.
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Re: Saddleback Mountain, Maine 03/10/2013

Postby mapadu » Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:30 pm

Marc_C wrote:
mapadu wrote:Nothing huge or terribly steep, just some fun snowfields - and a very cool departure from the tighter confines of the east. Pretty unique for around here.

Have you skied the Sugarloaf snowfields? If not, they should be equally high on your list.


I haven't - the two times I've been there, the snowfields were not open... I'm sure I'll get to them eventually!
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Re: Saddleback Mountain, Maine 03/10/2013

Postby New England Skier 13 » Sat Sep 07, 2013 5:53 am

Great video, makes me want to go this year.
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Re: Saddleback Mountain, Maine 03/10/2013

Postby jimk » Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:00 am

Few months late, but enjoyed the video!
Very good clarity and good skiing. I was looking for some footage of Muleskinner, but don't believe I saw it. It's a narrow little serpentine trail off to the far skiers right of the trail layout that I found quite exceptional in my only visit to SBK a couple years ago. Hope to get back up there this season for a day or two. I didn't make it up to the true summit during my visit. I think that hike is more for photo ops than anything else, but what a photo op :-)
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Re: Saddleback Mountain, Maine 03/10/2013

Postby mapadu » Sun Nov 03, 2013 1:33 pm

Thanks Jimk! There is a brief glimpse of Muleskinner from 1:56 to 2:00....
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