Organizations:

Outdoor Sport Institute – http://www.outdoorsportinstitute.com/osi-equipment-rental.html

New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) – Advocacy group that works to support all levels of cross country skiing in the northeast (comprehensive events calendar as well)

Ski Museum of Maine – Museum dedicated to preserving heritage and artifacts from Maine’s rich history of skiing (facilities located in Kingfield)

New England Lost Ski Areas Project – Non-profit that chronicles all of the many closed ski areas throughout the northeast.  Several former ski hills near Bangor are discussed.

Bangor Lost Ski Areas – Photos, maps and information about former ski areas in the Bangor area.  Did you know that there were two different venues inside Bangor’s city limits at one time?

Orono Land Trust – Orono-based organization that works to conserve open space and trails (including many portions of Caribou Bog Trail)

Reeds Brook Trails – a Hampden-based group dedicated to building and maintaining high quality, four seasons recreational trails at the Hampden Schools.

Trail Conditions:

Ski Trail Report – Lists conditions for more than one hundred cross-country trail systems in New England

Ski Maine – Lists conditions for Maine alpine and Nordic areas

Ski News:

FasterSkier – Cross-country, biathlon and Nordic combined news from around the US and world

Maine High School Skiing – Schedules, results, news and more Maine high school skiing

Other:

Swix Wax Wizard – A wax calculator to help you pick the best wax for the day