The Environment

Environmental Issues

Ski Maine members are committed to ensuring everyone has access to outdoor recreation. As part of that commitment Ski Areas, Nordic Centers and our affiliated members put environmental sustainability at the forefront of their operations. Which ensures continued enjoyment of the beauty that Maine offers.

Sustainable slopes

Sustainable Slopes developed by the ski industry is 2000, provides an overarching framework for ski areas on sustainability and enhanced environmental performance.

Mt. Abram, Shawnee Peak, Sugarloaf and Sunday River are all signatories.

Golden Eagle

The Golden Eagle Awards are presented annually to ski areas for environmental performance. 


Previous Maine Winners
Mt. Abram – 2012
Shawnee Peak 2015

Electric Vehicle Charging

Electric Vehicle charging stations are available at the following members:

Mt. Abram, Greenwood

Shawnee Peak, Bridgton


Green Pages

To view more information on Environmental Programs at Maine Alpine Areas and Nordic Centers please check out these sites.

Mt. Abram
Shawnee Peak
Sunday River