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2021 1st Annual Tom Kendall Legends Nordic 5K Race Results

March 15, 2021

On Saturday, March 13 - Black Mountain's Chisholm Ski Club hosted our first Annual Tom Kendall 5K race. Read more

2021 Legends Race Results-Mt. Abram, March 11

March 11, 2021

 

Great day with mostly sunny skies and temperatures into the low 60's.  Thanks to Rossignol for a quick wax and to Kittery Trading Post for the fudge to fuel the racers. Read more

Jan Stowell of Bethel Muses on the early Days of Sunday River

February 16, 2021

Jan Stowell of Bethel remembers the early days of Sunday River, learning to ski, her first pair of skis and how the community pulled together to develop Sunday River. Read more

Legends Races Set for March 11 and 13

February 10, 2021

A giant slalom ski race and 5K Nordic sprint to benefit the Maine Ski and Snowboard Museum are scheduled for March 11 and13. The races are open to men and women ages 50+. Divisions are men and women age 50-59, 60-69 and 70+. Winners in each division will receive medals at the post race awards celebrations. A Ski-Meister trophy for a man and woman will be presented to the best overall skier in... Read more

A Winter Sport Book

February 8, 2021

Maine is known as “Vacationland”. This pictorial story looks at how winter vacations began. A Winter Sport Book, a beautiful 1911 book, shows Brits on Winter Holiday in the Alps. With a subtle sense of humor we learn that women often embraced the thrill of sport before men. Today, "The British Invasion" of students from the UK descend on Sugarloaf and Sunday River for their spring skiing holidays.

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Ski Museum becomes Ski and Snowboard Museum

February 5, 2021

In September 2020 the Ski Museum of Maine officially changed its name to the Maine Ski and Snowboard Museum Read more

Lainie and Steve Cross on the beginnings of Mt. Abram

February 5, 2021

Members of the Cross Family, founders of Mt Abram reflect on the area's early days. Read more

A Pictorial History of Women in Skiing

January 29, 2021

In 1555 Olaus Magnus wrote A Description of Northern Peoples, a book about the history, customs, and folklore of Sweden... Read more

Mt. Abram 60th Anniversary Exhibit

November 24, 2020

Bethel, ME…The Maine Ski and Snowboard Museum is hosting an exhibit celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Cross Brothers founding of Mt. Abram.  The exhibit, located at the Robinson House of the Museums of the Bethel Historical Society, will be open select Saturdays in December and most days Tuesday-Friday from 10 am to 3 pm. Visitors are asked to call 207-824-2908 before arrival and follow... Read more