Woman presumed dead in snowmobile accident

Maine wardens are searching for the body of a 45-year-old woman who crashed through the ice on Rangeley Lake on her snowmobile and didn't come up in Maine's first snowmobile fatality of the season. The warden service says Dawn Newell of Yarmouth and her 16-year-old son were riding on separate snowmobiles early Sunday evening when the mother's machine crashed through the ice. Officials say her …

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Woman presumed dead in snowmobile accident

Rangeley Snowmobile Trails Report – 3/2/12

More snow! We had about 4 to 6 inches thru last night and we are tracking a storm for Saturday.  We are very optimistic that the season here will go well into March. Our Trails are open, we are on our regular grooming cycle, and trail conditions are the best they have been this season with good to very good conditions.  There is up to 30 inches of new snow in the higher terrain.

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Rangeley Snowmobile Trails Report – 3/2/12

Rangeley Lakes Snowmobile Trails Report – 3/6/09

SNOW & WEATHER REPORT: Base depth (MEASURED IN Oquossoc): 30”. We had about 2” of snow Friday. It is still chilly here but we expect milder conditions into the weekend.

TRAIL CONDITIONS:  All trails are open. Trails are generally flat and firm with some new snow on loose granular surfaces.  Conditions are good to very good. There are some icy areas so use caution-especially in corners and in exposed wind blown areas. (more…)

Rangeley Lakes Snowmobile Trails Report – 1/7/09

SNOW & WEATHER REPORT:  Base depth (MEASURED IN Oquossoc): 19”. It is chilly again. We picked up 2-3 inches of snow since New Years and we expect at least 6” today. Grooming is again in full schedule and trail riding should be good.

TRAIL CONDITIONS:  All trails are open. We have been filling washouts from the thaw but please use caution. Conditions should be good through out our trail system. (more…)