Over the next six years, Mt. Abram is building the largest mountain bike park in Maine from scratch, up to 16 trails accessible by chairlift.

Alex Graves will be up in the woods mapping out each jump, drop and switchback.

The ski resort’s 40-year-old grooming and snowmaking supervisor says he was the kind of kid who grew up making jumps in the backyard out of snow or dirt, whichever the season provided.

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