Sugarloaf to Host Meathead Films During Homecoming Weekend

Posted By: The Ski Channel on October 4, 2011 5:57 am

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, ME – Sugarloaf will host the Maine premier of Meathead Films’ “Prime Cut” during Homecoming Weekend this Saturday October 8th. This is a big weekend for Meathead Films, which is based out of Burlington, Vermont and produces ski movies filmed exclusively in eastern locations such as Vermont, New Hampshire, Boston, and Portland, with parts of their new release having been filmed at Sugarloaf itself.  The Sugarloaf Premiere of “Prime Cut” will take place in the Widowmaker Lounge at 10pm and will feature giveaways and raffle prizes, as well as a chance to meet members of the Meathead Films crew. Admission is free, and open to anyone at least 21 years of age.

Take a sneak peek at the meat:

This premiere is part of Sugarloaf’s annual Homecoming weekend which will include open houses, art shows, the annual Uphill Climb Race, and the popular Carrabassett Valley Academy used ski sale. Also, on Saturday, October 9 at 10:30 am, Sugarloaf’s General Manager John Diller and other members of the senior team will be on hand to answer questions about he expansion into the Brackett Basin and also about Sugarloaf’s new Skyline Quad.

The used ski sale has been ranked by Skiing Magazine as the number one ski swap in the east, where shoppers can find great deals on all ski products, and also where skiers and riders can turn their old equipment into cash. Drop off starts at 4pm on Friday, and the sale begins 10am Saturday morning.

The Upcountry Artists and Crafts Show in the Base Lodge on Saturday and Sunday will exhibit artists and artists work, allowing visitors to come view and possibly take home a unique Maine souvenir. 

The annual Uphill Climb takes place on Sunday and is a challenging 3-mile ascent for runners or walkers along a maintenances road from the base of the SuperQuad to the summit building. Visit for registration information.

For a complete list of Homecoming events, and to register for the Uphill Climb, visit