Sugarloaf Park is a ski area located in the province of New Brunswick in Canada. The resort is in the town of Atholville, NB.
Sugarloaf Park is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes with with Sugarloaf Park. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Sugarloaf Park's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Sugarloaf Park around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Sugarloaf Park Terrain Overview
Sugarloaf Park has a total of 12 ski trails, which are serviced by 4 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Sugarloaf Park is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 25 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 10 hectares, 0.0 square miles, or 0.1 square kilometers.
Sugarloaf Park's slopes see on average 120 inches (37 meters) of snowfall a year. That is almost 10 feet a year!
Sugarloaf Park Elevation
Sugarloaf Park has a summit elevation of 1,417 feet, or 432 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 910 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 507 feet (155 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Sugarloaf Park has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Sugarloaf Park Difficulty Level
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Sugarloaf Park has 25 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Sugarloaf Park is mostly a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 25% of its trails as easy. However, it also has its fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 75%.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Sugarloaf Park good for beginners?
Sugarloaf Park can be beginner-friendly, depending on the runs you take. While it ranks in the lower half of all North American ski areas in terms of overall difficulty, it still has 75% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Sugarloaf Park Location
Sugarloaf Park is located in the province of New Brunswick, Canada. This ski area is nearest the town of Atholville, NB.
Atholville, NB E3N Canada
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Getting to Sugarloaf Park
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Sugarloaf Park), its coordinates of 47.98200, -66.69500 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Atholville, NB to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Sugarloaf Park.
|Charlo Airport||YCL||Charlo, NB||27 km|
|Bathurst Airport||ZBF||Bathurst, NB||81 km|
|Mont Joli Airport||YYY||Mont-Joli, QC||132 km|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Sugarloaf Park, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Sugarloaf Park.
|Le Petit Chamonix||Matapédia, QC||1,148 ft||27%||19 km|
|Pin Rouge||New Richmond, QC||1,493 ft||45%||80 km|
|Val-d'Irène||Sainte-Irène, QC||2,296 ft||47%||85 km|
|Mont Castor||Matane, QC||633 ft||40%||107 km|
|Centre de plein air de Cap-Chat||Cap-Chat, QC||715 ft||11%||118 km|
|Parc du Mont Comi||Saint-Donat, QC||1,881 ft||38%||123 km|
|Haute Gaspésie||, QC||689 ft||15%||125 km|
|Mont Biencourt||Biencourt, QC||1,591 ft||40%||139 km|
|Val Neigette||, QC||0 ft||0%||139 km|
|Mont Miller||Murdochville, QC||2,815 ft||47%||140 km|
|Mont Farlagne||Edmundston, NB||1,060 ft||39%||141 km|
Sugarloaf Park Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,417 ft|
|Base Elevation||910 ft|
|Vertical Drop||507 ft|
(25% Beginner, 50% Intermediate, 25% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||120 inches|