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Encyclopedia > Sunday River (Maine)
The beautiful Sunday River from the Jordan Bowl
The beautiful Sunday River from the Jordan Bowl

Sunday River is a ski resort located in centeral Maine. Sunday River features 128 trails spread across eight interconnected mountain peaks, each offering a distinct experience. The resort is serviced by a network of 18 lifts, including four high-speed quads, ensuring easy access to every corner of the resort. Below you can learn a little bit around the terrain and character of each peak. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 815 KB) Summary The beautiful Sunday River Ski Resort in Maine Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 815 KB) Summary The beautiful Sunday River Ski Resort in Maine Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...


The mountain

At the eastern end of the resort, White Cap features some of the most challenging terrain on the mountain with steeps, glades, and the legendary bump run White Heat. Obsession is a long Blue run full of rolls and variation in pitch.


Next is Locke Mountain, where the first runs on the mountain were cut. Predominently Blue trails include favorites like Cascades, Monday Mourning and Sunday Punch. The lower section of Locke is also home to the superpipe and the Rocking Chair terrain park.


Barker Mountain features a high-speed quad serving a variety of popular runs. Three Mile Trail is a Green run starting here and winding across the mountain. Ecstacy is a Blue leading back to the lower trails on Locke, and Right Stuff is one of the most popular Black runs at the resort.


Spruce Peak offers two long Blue cruisers, Risky Business and American Express, plus a terrain park and the short and steep bump run Downdraft. Spruce also offers quick access to the western side of the resort with the Green run Sirius.


North Peak is home to the mid-mountain Peak Lodge, and a variety of great Green and Blue runs. With a high-speed lift and long runs, North Peak is a great spot for families.


Aurora Peak features a mix of Blue and Black trails, and one of the longest and best glades on the mountains--Celestial.


OZ is a unique bowl with advanced Black and Double-Black terrain. Runs here are a mix of glades and open runs full of natuarl terrain features and steep pitches.


Jordan Bowl boasts the best scenery at the resort, as well as some of the best runs. All abilities will find something to their liking here, with long Green and Blue cruisers like Lollapalooza and Rogue Angel as well as advanced glades.


Summer

Sunday River is not only a ski resort, in the summer, it transforms in to one of the premier courses in New England. Surrounded by miles of untouched wilderness and towering peaks, eighteen fairways offer stunning vistas as they wind through the Maine woods and over dramatic elevation changes. The setting is rivaled only by the unique design of the course, following the natural landscape and striking the perfect balance between challenge and playability.


Sources

  • Sunday River Official Website
  • Sunday River Official Website (Summer)

 
 

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