A skier makes his way through a glade at the Saddleback ski area in Rangeley on Feb. 24. The area reopened this year after being closed for five years.

People on lift chairs on the Skyline lift at Sugarloaf recede into a cloud near the top of the lift on Feb. 23.

Winter light paints the scene from the lift chair riding up the mountain at the Sugarloaf ski area in Carrabassett Valley on Feb. 23.

A skier speeds down a run called Risky Business past shadows cast by the Spruce Peak Triple lift at Sunday River ski area in Newry on March 3.

Sunlight spotlights a hill as seen from the Rangeley Quad lift at Saddleback on Feb. 5.

Lines made by a groomer, often referred to as corduroy, are sliced through by fresh ski tracks at Sugarloaf on Feb. 23.

Skiers and snowboarders ride the Barker Mountain Express lift at Sunday River ski area in Newry in early March.

Clouds obscure the top half of Sugarloaf mountain in Carrabassett Valley, as seen from the Whiffletree SuperQuad lift, on Feb. 23.

A member of the ski patrol cuts up a tree that fell across a run called Agony at Sunday River on March 3. The day before, high winds brought down trees throughout western Maine and the ski resort had to close when it lost power.

Seen through lift chairs returning down the mountain, a skier at lower left makes his way down a run while skiers seen at the upper right make their way down part of the Snowfields at Sugarloaf in late February.

A telemark skier makes his way down the Royal Coachmen run at the Saddleback ski area on Feb. 5.

A shadow of a skier and a snowboarder is cast on a groomed trail as they ride the Barker Mountain Express lift at Sunday River on March 3.

A thin layer of rime ice coats trees near the summit of Sugarloaf on Feb. 23.

The sun is obscured by fast-moving clouds above skiers and riders on the Barker Mountain Express at Sunday River ski area on March 3.

Looks like the moon, but it’s the sun, obscured by clouds, seen from the Barker Mountain Express lift at the Sunday River ski area.

People on the Sawduster lift ride to the main base area at the Sugarloaf ski area on Feb. 23. The view is from the Snubber lift, which travels over the top of the Sawduster lift at one point.

Clouds move past the White Cap peak at Sunday River in Newry.