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Rumford, ME
The downhill area was much more modest, with a single T-bar lift servicing a few trails with a vertical drop of 470 feet (140 m), and did not expand much for many years. In 2003, the ski area was purchased by the Maine Winter Sports Center, and shortly afterwards significant improvements were made. A new double chair was installed in 2003, and a triple chair to the summit was opened in early 2005, increasing the number of trails to 20 and the vertical drop to 1,150 feet (350 m). The day the triple chair to Black’s summit opened was a memorable day for many Rumford locals. Legendary Black Mountain skiers such as Pat Lever and Ethan Carter said the day was “probably the most exciting day of my life.” [2][5] A new 13,000 sq ft (1,200 m2) lodge was also built.
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   Summit Elevation: 1470′

   Vertical Drop: 1150′

   Acreage: 70

   Number of Trails: 24

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   Number of Lifts: 5

   (1 Triple, 1 Double, 3 Surface Lifts)

   Night Skiing: 12 Trails

   Terrain Parks: 1 Park

   Tubing: Yes

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