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Our Story began in 1938

Born from humble beginnings


"You can ski, but please put the fences back up for my cows in Spring."
Harry Douglas, Original Land Owner 1930's.

85 years of memories is a lot, by any standard.

A Timeline Review

  • January 23, 1938
    Official Opening under the name of Pleasant Mountain
  • 1938
    First Ski Patrol in Maine
  • 1954
    First Chairlift in Maine
  • 1979
    Snowmaking followed the year of no-snow
  • 1983-1984
    Top to bottom snowmaking installed
  • 1988
    Ownership change and name change to Shawnee Peak
  • 1988
    Night Skiing installed
  • 1994
    Homer Family Purchase
  • October 2021
    The Resort is purchased by Boyne Resorts
  • September 2022
    Shawnee Peak goes back to its roots becoming Pleasant Mountain

Traditions are born here.

For 84 years, we have been home to generations of skiers and riders. Families and friends have grown up side-by-side on the slopes, and every season we commit to introducing the Pleasant Mountain experience to a new group of skiers and riders.