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Big Squaw

Big Squaw Ski Resort Guide

Big Squaw, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift975m3,199ft
Resort Height442m1,450ft
 Nearest AirportPortland
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Big Squaw

A popular local ski hill which has had operational difficulties due to financial viability issues in recent years. It closed for three years between 2009 and 2013 but has been kept in business by as charitable trust who re-opened the slopes on February 9, 2013 after a super storm hit the Eastern United states. Previously the area had also been the cause of controversy s its name is considered politically incorrect by Native American campaigners.

Summary

The American ski resort of Big Squaw is at an altitude of 442m1,450ft.

Big Squaw has direct access to a total of 5 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

Big Squaw offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Big Squaw offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Big Squaw.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Big Squaw?

The next notable snow forecast is 8cm3in, expected on 21 April, with around 20cm8in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Big Squaw Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
5

Altitudes

Big Squaw Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift975m3,199ft
Lowest Piste442m1,450ft
Resort Altitude (Big Squaw)442m1,450ft
Max Vertical533m1,749ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Big Squaw
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Big Squaw?

This ski resort is in Piscataquis, Maine, United States.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Big Squaw is Portland, 166 minutes drive away.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

There are five ski lifts.

Season Dates

When is Big Squaw open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Big Squaw, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Big Squaw Tourist Office for the latest.

Big Squaw