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 trails or slopes
Stowe, Vt.: Toll Road, Standard and Upper Lord trails open on Mt. Mansfield; Sterling and T-bar slope open on Spruce Peak. Mansfield chair running daily, Spruce chair weekends. LS 7 to 9, US 11 to 14, TW 2, CW 1,300.
Mad River Glen, Vt.: Chair starts Dec. 17, fair skiing on Catamount, Porcupine, Chipmunk and new Bunny Hop trails. Brightly colored ski pants turning up on slopes. LS 4 to 8, US 5 to 15.
Mt. Snow, Vt.: Lower rope tow open, lower chairs to run as soon as heavier cover comes. LS 6, US 12 to 24, CW 150.
Big Bromley, Vt.: Area will open Dec. 17 if snow cover warrants. Wild Boar Restaurant has added sun deck with serving counter overlooking slopes.
Eastern Slopes, N.H.: At Cranmore, South Slope and new East Slope open. Skimobile made first run last weekend. New chair lift to start Dec. 17. LS 3 to 5, US 4 to 5, CD 1,000, CW 2,500. At Black Mt., J-bar ran last weekend. Chair will operate Dec. 18. At Thorn Mt., lift opens Dec. 26. At Intervale, Pomalift to open Dec. 28.
Cannon Mt., N.H.: Area closed until more snow arrives. Forty-meter jump for Junior Nationals completed. Major reconstruction on U.S. Highway 3 cuts time to Boston.
Belknap, N.H.: Chair and T-bar not running, but ropes operated on Viking and beginner's slopes. Swiss instructor Tommy Schmid will head ski school here.
Mt. Tremblant, Que.: Sissy Schuss and Lowell Thomas opened. LS 11 to 15, US 16 to 24, TD 8 to 10, CW 200.