Because places worth visiting are worth the effort it takes to get there.
What is sidecountry?
Wild and remote like backcountry, but maintained and patrolled like inbounds terrain, Sugarloaf's sidecountry terrain on Burnt Mountain and Brackett Basin is unlike anything you've experienced at any eastern resort. Here are some resources to get you started.
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Brackett Basin and Burnt Mountain offer over 650 acres of backcountry-style glades, including steeps, chutes, and cliffs, all comprising one of the most unique skiing adventures anywhere. It's probably unlike anything you've experienced before on the East Coast, so before you set out, here are some tips to help keep you safe on your adventure.
Uphill Access Guidelines
Sugarloaf embraces uphill skinning and snowshoeing, both in our Sidecountry terrain and within the our resort trail network. For the safety of our all guests, here are some do's and don'ts for uphill travel.