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.