Lost Valley Ski Area

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Lost Valley Ski Area
Location 200 Lost Valley Rd.
Auburn, Maine, U.S.
Nearest city Auburn: 3 miles (5 km)
Coordinates 44°08′10″N 70°16′52″W / 44.136°N 70.281°W / 44.136; -70.281Coordinates: 44°08′10″N 70°16′52″W / 44.136°N 70.281°W / 44.136; -70.281
Vertical 240 ft (73 m)
Top elevation 480 ft (146 m)
Base elevation 240 ft (73 m)
Skiable area 45 acres (18 ha)
Runs 15
Ski trail rating symbol-green circle.svg - 40% beginner
Ski trail rating symbol-blue square.svg - 27% intermediate
Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg - 33% advanced
Longest run 2,500 ft (760 m)
Lift system 2 double chairlifts
Terrain parks 1
Snowfall 99 inches (250 cm)
Snowmaking 100%, 45 acres (18 ha)
Night skiing Mon-Sat
Website lostvalleyski.com

Lost Valley is a ski area in the northeastern United States, in Auburn, Maine. Its east-facing slopes feature 15 trails across one hill, and is served by two chairlifts.

Statistics[edit]

  • Facts[1]
    • Year opened: 1961
    • Number of lifts: 2
    • Double chairs: 2
  • Elevation
    • Vertical drop: 240 ft (73 m)
    • Longest run: 2,500 ft (760 m)
    • Skiable area: 45 acres (18 ha)
    • Snowmaking: 45 acres (18 ha)
  • Types of runs
    • Ski trail rating symbol-green circle.svg Beginner: 40%
    • Ski trail rating symbol-blue square.svg Intermediate: 27%
    • Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg Advanced: 33%
    • Ski trail rating symbol-double black diamond.svg Expert: 0%
    • Terrain Parks: 1

Terrain[edit]

Lost Valley's variety of 15 trails and a terrain park offers a full and interesting ski day for skiers of all abilities. Most of Lost Valley's trails are rated easiest and intermediate, while offering a challenge to expert skiers on a few difficult trails. Family regrouping is simple as all trails come together a short distance from each other.[2]

Lost Valley also offers 15 km (9.3 mi) of Nordic skiing trails and a ski lodge offering food and skiing equipment for sale or rent.

Summer use[edit]

In the summer months, Lost Valley changes from a ski resort into a mountain biking and paintball facility.

U.S. Ski Team[edit]

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