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SNOW PATROL
Compiled by MORT LUND
March 26, 1956
LS—depth of snow on lower slopes; US—depth of snow on upper slopes; TD—total snowfall during the week days; TW—total snowfall during the weekend; CD—crowd during the week; CW—crowd during the weekend; CL—closed lifts, trails or slopes
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March 26, 1956

Snow Patrol

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LS—depth of snow on lower slopes; US—depth of snow on upper slopes; TD—total snowfall during the week days; TW—total snowfall during the weekend; CD—crowd during the week; CW—crowd during the weekend; CL—closed lifts, trails or slopes

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Aspen, Col.: Upper and lower slopes excellent. All lifts operated. Olympic Alternate Sally Deaver of Philadelphia outclassed slim field in Roche Cup women's division with firsts in giant slalom, slalom and downhill. In the men's division, Olympic ace, Tom Corcoran, on leave from Navy duty at Portsmouth, N.H., won giant slalom and slalom. National Junior champion Dave Gorsuch kept Corcoran from sweep by tying him for first in treacherous downhill run. LS 24 to 30, US 70 to 75, TD 10 to 12, CD 300 to 400, CW 400 to 500.

Winter Park, Col.: Low temperatures and fresh powder contributed toward excellent skiing. All trails in good condition with Bradleys Bash, Cramner and Mulligan's Mile getting biggest play. NCAA championships here March 23 to 25 with Denver University defending against field of 20 teams. LS 37 to 54, US 54 to 65, CD 1,200, CW 2,200.

Arapahoe, Col.: All main trails excellent but some slopes have breakable crust. Some skiers touring. LS 80, US 84, CD 500, CW 1,000.

Sun Valley, Idaho: Bright sun ideal for spring skiing on South slopes. Sun bathing and swimming in the pools favorite lunch hour relaxation. Harriman Cup races next weekend may have to vie with Bus Stop movie location shooting, featuring Marilyn Monroe. On Baldy, US 90. On Dollar, US 42, valley floor 34, Roundhouse, US 78.

Alta, Utah: Skiing excellent. Heavy snowfall during week. LS 135, US 135, TD 20, TW 0, CD 1,000, CW 2,000.

Brighton, Utah: Warm weather has caused snow to become slushy. Crowds have fallen off but a number of skiers have come to get suntans. LS 97, US 123, TD 10, CD 1,250, CW 2,000.

Snow King, Wyo.: Skiing fair to good with snow starting to thaw. LS 32 to 38, US 44 to 50, CD 150, CW 200.

Big Mountain, Mont.: Warm weather bringing on spring corn. Crowds in shirt sleeves over weekend. LS 45 to 50, US 50 to 80, TD 4, TW 0, CD 420, CW 630.

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