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    Ski Swaps in Maine Listings

    Hi - For Alpine-zoner's that live in and travel to Maine I have posted my annual Maine Ski Swap Guide on my blog. I pretty much try to list in one place information about all the ski swaps happening...
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    Thanks xhwhaler! You could see from the lift not...

    Thanks xhwhaler! You could see from the lift not too many tracks in the new East Bowl trails. There was so much good new terrain without the hike (that is required to that terrain) that we were happy...
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    Black Mountain of Maine - Dec 30-31 2016

    Date(s) Skied: December 30-31, 2016


    Resort or Ski Area: Black Mountain of Maine


    Conditions: Powder / Packed Powder


    Trip Report: 100% Open - 100% Fun! We are Silver New England pass...
  4. I am not one of the organizers (I just help...

    I am not one of the organizers (I just help spread the word) so this is a bit of a educated guess. The original plan was for the SMCR (the organization that is providing the memberships) to raise the...
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    Sugarloaf 12/12/16 POWDER & Video

    Date(s) Skied:
    Dec 12, 2016

    Resort or Ski Area:
    Sugarloaf

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    POWDER

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  6. Of course - typed before my morning cup of Joe....

    Of course - typed before my morning cup of Joe. They need to get to $4MM to enter purchase and sale with the Berry's (owners).
  7. Peter Stein (lead organizer) sent out an email...

    Peter Stein (lead organizer) sent out an email update yesterday. $400k memberships in Escrow. There is a donor(s) matching 1 to 1 first $600k so $1MM in the door. Still working through mechanics of...
  8. For Maine based Alpinezoner's - There is a...

    For Maine based Alpinezoner's - There is a presentation / Q&A from the Saddleback Mountain Foundation group at University of Maine - Farmington North Dining Hall at 5:30pm tonight (Monday, November...
  9. Latest update from the community group / Peter...

    Latest update from the community group / Peter Stein.

    Our fundraising is now underway!!! In case you have questions, we are planning informational meetings for Thursday, November 10th in Portland...
  10. An email went out announcing the start of the...

    An email went out announcing the start of the fundraising effort. Below is a pasted copy of it. It's going to be an interesting few weeks!

    Congratulations!

    Thanks to the generosity of people...
  11. All good feedback and discussion. Posting of the...

    All good feedback and discussion. Posting of the preliminary membership form all intended to get the juices flowing and discussion going. Form is undergoing final review and edit as I understand it....
  12. All comments / feedback welcome of course but it...

    All comments / feedback welcome of course but it is more than just getting a season pass. Contributors are helping a community organization to purchase a ski mountain... for the community. More info...
  13. As part of the fundraising effort to get to the...

    As part of the fundraising effort to get to the initial $4MM the organization will be selling 'membership levels' that will entitle folks to different benefits depending on the membership level. I...
  14. I think the co-op / Saddleback Mountain...

    I think the co-op / Saddleback Mountain foundation model is the best viable path forward for the mountain and the region as a whole. It will be a tremendous challenge for the foundation but I will be...
  15. A message from Peter Stein - lead organizer for...

    A message from Peter Stein - lead organizer for the Saddleback co-op initiative.

    "We have made considerable progress in our efforts to turn Saddleback into a community owned resort, and begin what...
  16. I have only been privy to info on the co-op...

    I have only been privy to info on the co-op effort. Unclear if the other buyers are still in the game or if this is motivating them or not.
  17. Spoke to Peter Stein on the phone today. Peter...

    Spoke to Peter Stein on the phone today. Peter indicated there is a narrow but viable path to open the ski area this year. Lot of moving parts of course but there is definitely momentum to make this...
  18. A message from Peter Stein, the lead organizer...

    A message from Peter Stein, the lead organizer for the Saddleback Ski Area Co-op initiative. "All – Please keep those surveys coming!!! The response has been tremendous so far and it is driving us...
  19. Agreed - I think the debt servicing is the killer...

    Agreed - I think the debt servicing is the killer for the Berry's. If anyone is in the Portland Maine area tonight there is a meeting about the co-op 7pm at Gorham ski and bike 693 Congress Street...
  20. Updated Portland Area Informational Meeting...

    Updated Portland Area Informational Meeting Locations and Times:


    - Thursday Aug 18 - 7pm at the Hayes Residence 5 Indian Hill Lane in Scarborough. Call 207.885.5512 if you need directions.
    -...
  21. Organizers worked with Saddleback Management to...

    Organizers worked with Saddleback Management to ascertain operating budget numbers and pricing on the ski resort and land.
  22. I do know the lead organizer has had...

    I do know the lead organizer has had conversations with members of the Berry family. They are open to it and certainly would need to be supportive of the initiative in order for it to succeed. In the...
  23. As I understand it this is an "all-in" co-op...

    As I understand it this is an "all-in" co-op meaning the intention is to buy the entire ski area and operate it under the co-op. It will be in chunks but the first chunk of money would be used to buy...
  24. Saddleback Mountain Cooperative - Information Thread & Survey

    There is a significant effort underway to organize a Saddleback Mountain Cooperative - similar in structure to Mad River Glen.

    The organizers of the Saddleback Co-op need to rapidly gauge interest...
  25. Thread: Saddleback

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    We ended up getting over 860 signatures on the...

    We ended up getting over 860 signatures on the petition. Thanks to all those on this forum who signed and those who did not sign but took the time to read it. We have printed it out and will be...
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