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SNOW PATROL
Compiled by MORT LUND
February 27, 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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February 27, 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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Stewe, Vt.: Weekend snow covered ice on lower slopes, brought good skiing to whole area. Crowd wore cover down to ice in some spots. Expert reaction to Cortina Ski is very favorable here. LS 34, US 44, TD 2, TW 4 to 6, CD 1,650, CW 2,600.

Mad River Glen, Vt.: Good packed powder skiing on upper and lower trails during weekend. Strong demand at local ski shop for Swiss Wellslit elastic ski pants in red or blue. LS 30, US 55, TD 2, TW 6, TD 200, CW 1,800.

Hogback Mt., Vt.: Skiing good. Combined uphill capacity of T bar, poma lift and two ropes kept wait to a maximum of five minutes. LS 7 to 30, US 7 to 30, TW 8, CW 2,500.

Big Bromley, Vt.: Skiing good all week, with weekend snow covering frozen granular surface. Slalom training for junior skiers under lights Wednesday nights on Lord's Prayer. LS 7 to 25, US 7 to 25, TW 5, CD 2,050, CW 3,400.

Pico Peak, Vt.: Five inches of powder cover provided good skiing. Tom Corcoran took Brad Mead giant slalom, Chiharu Igaya second. Sally Deaver took women's USEASA giant slalom. LS 8 to 26, US 8 to 26, CD 400, CW 1,500.

Okemo Mt., Vt.: Best crowd of season found excellent skiing on Squaw and Tomahawk, LS 7 to 10, US 26 to 30, TW 6 to 10, CW 1,600.

Snow Valley, Vt.: Crowd light over weekend. Ski-kuli under repair, but T bar and rope operated. LS 20 to 26, US 20 to 36, CW 150.

Eastern Slopes Region, N.H.: Snow train from Boston carried 1,000 skiers and sightseers to area Sunday. At Mt. Cranmore, skiing good. East slope best. LS 11 to 25, TD 0, TW 3, CD 3,750, CW 11,000. At Intervale, skiing excellent. LS 11 to 23, US 11 to 23, CW 550. At Thorn Mt., best skiing of season last weekend. LS 4 to 10, US 8 to 24, TW 4, CD 100, CW 1,100. At Black Mt., Speedwell best trail, some ice on rest of runs. Free dances and refreshments at base station given weekend skiers. LS 4 to 18, US 4 to 18, CD 150, CW 1,700.

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