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Saddleback Maine

Saddleback Maine

Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

157

Rank in
Region

16

Rank in
State

3

Best time for snow at
Saddleback Maine
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts
Last 10 Days of Snowfall at Saddleback Maine

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
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True Snow: 175" per year
Snow Quality Rank

160

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Dump Potential Rank

140

Saddleback Maine is ranked No. 140 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

8.0%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

1.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

40.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

140

Saddleback Maine is ranked No. 140 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

160

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Total Snow Score

This score accounts for total snow quantity, its moisture content, the resort's latitude, elevation, and its slope aspects, which affect total snow preservation.

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Core Strengths of Saddleback Maine

Core Strengths
Expert
rank
104
score
34.4
Snow Volume
rank
140
score
42.2
Overall
rank
157
score
46.7

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

2000 ft

4120 ft
Base Elevation: 2120 ft

Slope Aspects

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A Few Words On The Snow

If you're waiting for a powder day at Saddleback Maine, then you might have a long wait. Only 8.0% of winter days see more than 6 inches of snowfall, which means, on average, you'll have to spend 10 days or more mining the slopes at Saddleback Maine to score that one great day. It could be worse, however. You could be muskie fishing.

Skiing at Saddleback Maine is about getting outside, ripping up the slope, eating chili dogs and getting in as much vertical as you can. It's not about big dumps. And that's okay. This place is about honing your skills for that trip to Snowbird or Alaska. With only 1.0% of months at Saddleback Maine getting more than 90 inches of snow, this isn't the place to set up your powderhound shack.

Drought Potential

The snow at Saddleback Maine can disappear often enough that you may want to pack extra snow beads when taking a trip here. A good number of months, 40.0% to be exact, see less than 30 inches of snow. If you're banking on snow and you're boarding a plane for a week at Saddleback Maine, you should temper your expectations. This is a place where winter drought can grab hold of the weather pattern for long periods, as 40.0% of the winter months here see less than 30 inches of snow.

Getting to Saddleback Maine, if you're flying in

At the end of the drive from the Portland, ME airport to Saddleback Maine, drivers will have been planted in their seats for nearly three hours (169 minutes), which, to us, is some kind of dark line that shouldn't be crossed unless utterly necessary--like, say, if you're going to Silverton Mountain for heli-drops. If that's the case, keep driving!