Cross Country Skiing

We Love Skiing and everything about it! When the snow falls the first thing we do here is clip into our bindings and witness Katahdin’s winter scenes as few ever see it. Bring your camera and capture the snow-covered landscape as you glide by the frozen waters of the East Branch of the Penobscot or the backcountry tote roads of Baxter State Park. The wild and varied landscape ensures that every ski trip is unique and absolutely memorable. Regardless of your experience on xc skiis, we have just the right adventure waiting for you!

Groomed Ski Trails: Katahdin Woods and Waters Recreation Area is located about 16 miles west of Shin Pond. They have recently invested in a brand new Ginsu Groomer that is pulled behind that big yellow Skandic and boy, does it do a great job. Their trails are one of a kind and we couldn’t be more excited and enthusiastic about introducing you to them.

Backcountry Ski Trails: Skiing through Baxter State Park is an adventure many have dreamed about! Plan your mulit-day trip all the way through the park, or go in only for a night to South Branch Pond. Baxter State Park Map No matter the trip, you’ll surely have a fantastic time. Let us know if you’re interested in a guide! We’re happy to accompany you to ensure a safe trip!

Follow the East Branch of the Penobscot River and explore the beautiful area that could potentially be the next National Park. There are several different options for the novice or advanced skier. Make a 3 mile loop or a 6 mile loop.

Ski Trail Updates

Old (cold) man winter is back in action this week, and we’re keeping our fingers crossed for any accumulation of snow! Last Thursday at Mt Chase Lodge , Elyssia groomed some fresh corduroy on the Village Trail and the Lodge Loop. These trails are in prime condition...

KAT has been out and about this week grooming all over! This morning while temps remained cool, Elyssia groomed at Mt Chase Lodge in preparation of the weekend warmup! There's plenty of snow out there, so we anticipate a great weekend of spring-like skiing and...

We Have a New Groomer!

We Have a New Groomer!

She’s a beauty! A huge shout out to Ben Guptill at CVF services in Patten. Not only did he do an excellent job building this drag, he did all the research he could to make sure it would perform the way we needed it to. The Mainer in him made sure to be crafty, using...