Saddleback reaches ‘historic deal’ for ski resort’s future

The Saddleback Mountain ski resort outside Rangeley is being sold after not running for the last two winters, and officials plan to release more information about the sale Wednesday.

In a news release Tuesday afternoon, a public relations firm representing the resort said a “historic deal” had been struck for the future of Maine’s third-largest ski area, but provided no additional details.


The release, sent by the Ethos marketing firm in Westbrook, said a news conference will be held Wednesday morning at the Saddleback Maine Lodge, attended by the resort’s sellers, Bill and Irene Berry, the future owners of the resort and representatives from Maine’s congressional delegation.

Organizers of a partnership of nonprofits have been attempting since the fall to raise $4 million toward the purchase of Saddleback Mountain, including a down payment. The group, called the ... read more at: