Lonesome Pine Trails Ski Area
Lonesome Pine Trails Ski Area
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Submitted on March 12, 2017 by rocket21 (1358 Rating1358)
Session SessionMorning
Lift Ticket Ticket TypeRetail Price
Lift Lines Lift Lines0 minutes
Snow Trail Conditions90% open; Packed Powder, Loose Granular
Glades GladesFull coverage but with ice glaze...a few tracks heading in.
Moguls MogulsNone
Terrain Park Terrain Park(s)Small park near the bottom.
Run of the Day Run of the DayFounders
Food and Beverage Food and BeverageChicken tenders, fries, and a beverage were good and less than $10.
Comments CommentsHad originally planned to ski here yesterday morning, but arrived to find it closed due to temperatures in the negative single digits. Had then planned to ski Quoggy Jo this morning, but they closed due to the temperatures (even though the temperatures were in the lower teens at their normal start time, go figure).

Anyway, it was a cold start, but temperatures quickly started to climb. Full natural snow coverage on trail and in the woods, though with an ice glaze. Thus, if it wasn't groomed, you probably weren't skiing it. All but a few short segments of trail were groomed. Empty mountain until around noontime, when a few skiers showed up to make it an even match between number of skiers and number of employees.

While there's nothing with a sustained expert pitch, there's a nice variety of novice and intermediate trails. Some narrow trails, a few wider slopes. The town of Fort Kent, the St. John River, and Canada dominate the views.

It took me 10 runs to ski everything that was open. Did a second run on the fun Founders slope at the end before starting the very long drive home.
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