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A medium-size ski & snowboard area not far from similar Black Mountain and much larger Sunday River Ski Resort.

 

 

 

Besides Black Mountain of Maine, the mountains between Rumford and Bethel (map) can boast Mt Abram Ski Area, a good medium-sized family resort with a vertical drop of 1150 feet (351 meters), 55 downhill trails (12 Beginner, 29 Intermediate, 12 Advanced, and 2 Expert) served by five ski lifts, including two double chair lifts.

Four terrain parks keep snowboarders and freestyle skiers happy, as do the six trails illuminated for nighttime skiing and riding.

Mt Abrams' 1325-foot (404-meter) snowtubing park is Maine's largest, and is illuminated for nighttime runs, which are great fun (and easy on the leg muscles) after a full day of skiing or snowboarding.

Snowmaking covers 85% of the trails to supplement an annual snowfall of 125 inches (3.18 meters).

Mt Abram Ski Area, Greenwood ME

For variety, medium-sized Black Mountain Ski Area is 24 miles (39 km) to the north, and large, active Sunday River Ski Resort is 10 miles (16 km) northwest, only about a 20-minute drive.

Portland is 59 miles (96 km) south of Greenwood.

Mt Abram Ski Area
308 Howe Hill Road (map)
Greenwood, ME 04255
Tel 207-875-5000
www.skimtabram.com

—by Tom Brosnahan


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Mt Abram Ski Area, Greenwood ME

Mt Abram Ski Area, Greenwood ME.

 

 

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