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Sunday River
Box 450
Bethel, ME 04217

Reservations Number: (800) 543-2SKI

Snow Report Number: (207) 824-5200

Website: http://www.sundayriver.com/body.html


Resort Overview: Sunday River offers wide trails (and lots of them!), good snow and short lift lines. Combine these with a wide range of kids programs and you've got a good family skiing destination. Sunday River's state-licensed day care facilities accommodate children from six weeks to six years. For a positive first experience on skis, the resort offers Tiny Turns for 3 year olds and SKIwee for kids 4-6. Mogul Meisters is designed for 7-12 year olds who want to master moguls or perfect their snowboarding. Great package rates for families are available on select weekends.

What's New This Year: SnoMax Sleds are new for the 2000/2001 season! Over 30 sleds will be available for rental. A separate park will be created at the site of the old White Cap Halfpipe. The park will be serviced by its own surface lift and will be open day and night.

Get ready for the next big thing on snow... coming to Sunday River this winter!

New 500' Halfpipe - The all-new in-ground competition halfpipe at Barker Basin. Located between the Monday Mourning and Cascades trails just above the Barker Base Lodge, The Halfpipe will be 500 feet in length, 50 feet wide and feature 12 foot walls.

The Halfpipe will require much less snow than last year's halfpipe, allowing it to open much earlier in the season. A drainage system has also been designed to hold snow longer, meaning more springtime riding.

The halfpipe will host several competitions this season, such as the Bud Light Boarderfest on March 3-4 and the X-Nix U.S. Snowboard Championships held on March 19-25.

Resort Statistics:

Base Elevation: 3,140

Vertical Drop: 2,340

Skiable Acres: 654

Average Annual Snowfall: 155

Season: Early November to early May

Snowmaking: Yes 4.06 acre feet per hour

Night Skiing: No

Ski-Only Areas: No

Snowboarding Offered: Yes

Snowboarding Trails: 126

Terrain Parks: 4

Cross Country Skiing Offered: No

Lifts: 18: 9 Quad Chairlifts (four high-speed), 4 Triple Chairlifts; 2 Double Chairlifts; 3 Surface Lifts

Lift Capacity/Hr: 32,000

Lift Hours: 9-4 weekdays/8-4 weekends/holidays

Terrain: 25% Beginner; 35% Intermediate; 23% Advanced; 17% Expert

Longest Run: 3.0

Lift Ticket Prices: $51 Adult; $33 Junior and Senior; *Kids 5 years old and under ski free.

Passes/Discounts Available: Yes Multi-day discounts are available.

Daycare: Sunday River offers on-site daycare for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years. Daycare services are conveniently located at the South Ridge Base Lodge, the Jordan Grand Resort Hotel, and the Grand Summit Resort Hotel. Full and half day daycare is available. Call 207-824-3000 for information and reservations.

Evening care is available at the Jordan Grand Resort Hotel and the Grand Summit Resort Hotel. Friday, Saturday and Holidays.

Ski Lessons: Sprint® Perfect Turn Discovery Center is home to the Guaranteed Learning Method,™ a system designed to help you use your existing skills to build new ones. Professional instructors and specialized equipment help you feel relaxed and comfortable while skiing or riding down the mountain.

For more information please visit www.icanski.com or www.icanride.com.

Learn-to-Ski & Learn-to-Ride Schedules & Prices

Sunday River's Learn-to-Ski and Learn-to-Ride programs are based in the Sprint Perfect Turn Discovery Center adjacent to the South Ridge Base Lodge and are available for new skiers and riders, ages 13 and up. Level 1 clinics depart continually from lift opening to 1:00 pm, and Level 2 & 3 clinics depart at 9:30am, 11:30am and 1:30pm. Call 207-824-5993 or 207-824-5959 for information and reservations.

Children's Lessons: Perfect Kids™ - Children’s Programs
Nothing matches the thrill of their first day on skis. Perfect Kids gets them started and guides them through every level as they grow into advanced skiers and riders. It takes the revolutionary learning philosophy of Perfect Turn and puts a younger spin on it, combining games, cool activities and kid-friendly coaches. Our children’s programs are split into two age groups. For more information call 207-824-5081.

Mogul Meisters & Low Riders - For 7 to 12 year old skiers and snowboarders.

Mogul Munchkins- For skiers ages 4 to 6

Full-day Clinics $56
Half-day Clinic $28
Full-day Clinic & Rental $65
Half-day Clinic & Rental $40
Full-day Lift, Clinic & Rental $89

Full-day Clinics include lunch. Lift tickets are not included in children’s programs unless otherwise noted.
Full-day Clinics: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Half-day Clinics: 9:30 am – 11:30 am or 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Tiny Turns - This is a special program for 3 year old skiers. One hour of one-on-one coaching. Children must be registered in South Ridge Day Care for at least one-half day to participate. Reservations required for Day Care or Tiny Turns. Lift and rental included, if needed. Please call 207-824-5083.

Tiny Turns Clinic $30

Lodging: Total on-mountain lodging 6,000. Jordan Grand Resort Hotel & Conference CenterPeak lodging, in the heart of the growing Jordan Bowl Resort Village; with 200 guest rooms/suites, all with full kitchens. Plus conference facilities, two full-service restaurants and all amenities. Grand Summit Resort Hotel and Conference Center Slopeside to White Cap; combines hotel and condominium lodging; over 200 guest rooms/suites, all with full kitchens. Plus meeting/ballroom facilities for 600, two restaurants and all amenities. Brookside Condominiums Two buildings adjacent to the Roadrunner trail (White Cap); two-bedroom or one-bedroom and studio units. Heated outdoor pool, sauna, hot tub. Cascades & Sunrise Condominiums Both slopeside to South Ridge; studio and one-bedroom units. Heated indoor pool, sauna, hot tub. Fall Line Condominiums Slopeside to the Sundance Trail (South Ridge); one-bedroom units with deck or patio. Heated indoor pool, sauna, hot tub. North Peak Condominiums At the base of the Perfect Turn Express; two-bedroom units with gas fireplaces. Heated outdoor pool. South Ride CondominiumsTownhouses adjacent to the Ridge Run Trail; one-, two- and three-bedroom units with wood burning fireplaces. Access to Brookside amenities. White Cap Village Slopeside to the Roadrunner Trail; one-and three-bedroom units with decks. Heated outdoor pool, sauna. Snow Cap Inn Snug, relaxed, within a short walk or trolley ride of the slopes; rooms with two queen-sized beds and private bath. Outdoor spa. Snow Cap Dormitory College-style group lodging of four wings for 48 people each; with shared bathrooms and linens provided. Recreation room. Great for groups.

Transportation: Shuttle service is available.

Awards: #1 Snowboard Resort in the East; #1 Grooming and Snowmaking in North America

#3 Snowboard Resort in North America~ Snowboard Life

Top 10 terrain parks in North America ~ Skiing

Top 15 Terrain Parks in North America ~ Freeze












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