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SNOW PATROL
Compiled by BILL WALLACE
March 14, 1955
A late roundup of snow conditions in America from picked local skiers
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March 14, 1955

Snow Patrol

A late roundup of snow conditions in America from picked local skiers

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NS=new snow; PO=powder; PP=packed, powder; HP=hard packed snow; HB = hard base; GR=granular; FG=frozen granular; CO=corn snow; BC=breakable crust; UC= unbreakable crust; W=wet; IC=icy condition; BS = bare spots; DC = dangerous condition; CL=trail or slope closed.

NUMERALS REPRESENT INCHES OF SNOW

The rapidly changing weather has varied conditions in the East. Many Western areas have their highest snow totals of the winter

FAR WEST: MT. BALDY, CALIF.: Spring skiing continues with shirt-sleeve weather and 8-28 snow total.

SQUAW VALLEY, CALIF.: Recent conditions rated as terrific with 24-48 new PO on 36-60, with both CO and PO surfaces.

NORTHWEST: SNOQUALMIE PASS, WASH.: 10 NS on 122, skiing good to near-perfect.

MT. BAKER, WASH.: 60 NS last week brought total to 190, highest of any major area in U.S.

MT. HOOD, ORE.: At Govt. Camp, 60 NS, 121 total. Conditions are good to excellent here.

ROCKY MTS.: ASPEN, COLO.: 2 NS on 30-53, temps. 14-20, trails in good condition.

ALTA, UTAH: 14 light PO on 85 HP base, skiing excellent, especially for deep-powder lovers. Average temps. 30.

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