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
Eastern Slope Region, N.H.: At Cranmore, North, South, East slopes open. About half of trails opened in rotation daily. Sunny weather followed New Year's cold spell. Cedric Sherrer of Lyndon, Vt. won annual Jackson ski club eight-mile cross-country race. LS 4 to 8, US 4 to 8, TD 1, TW 0, CD 1,000, CW 1,000. CL—Ledges. At Intervale, Pomalift opened last weekend. LS 4 to 8, US 4 to 10, TD 1, CW 50. CL—Twister. At Black Mt., all trails open with good skiing on granular surface. LS 5 to 10. US 5 to 10, TD 2, TW 0, CD 500, CW 500. At Thorn Mt., LS 1 to 3, US 1 to 6, TW 0, OD 250, CW 200. CL—Plum Line, Bob Cat.
Cannon Mt., N.H.: Cannon, Ravine, Hard-scrabble, Taft, Turnpike open. Skiers lacquering bright colors on old skis to match pinstriped Cortina skis. Klaff finger-tip, wool-lined-raccoon skin parkas causing comment here. LS 4 to 26, US 6 to 30, TD 3, CD 1,800, CW 1,800.
Mt. Sunapee, N.H.: Rope slope, T bar and Skyway slope opened last week for first time. Chipmunk trail good over weekend in spite of sleet conditions. LS 4, US 6, TD 3, TW 3, CD 500, CW 2,500.
Belknap, N.H.: Chair and ropes operating daily, T bar trails on weekends. Some powder over hard pack base last week. LS 2, US 8, TD 4, TW 0, CD 1,000, CW 1,000.
Stowe. Vt.: Some powder on most trails, but cover on Mansfield wearing thin last weekend. LS 20 to 24, US 24 to 30, TD 3, TW 0, CD 500, CW 700. CL—S53.
Mad River Glen, Vt.: Best skiing on Chipmunk with some bare spots on upper trails. Cold weather has made PM stocking cap plus coon-skin coat frequent combination on lift. Ski school promoting rental of short skis for beginners. More than 100 entries received for Class C eastern giant slalom here Jan. 15. LS 6 to 20, US 6 to 20, TD 6, TW 2, CD 900, CW 550.
Mt. Snow, Vt.: Upper lift and trails still closed last weekend. LS 2 to 14, US 4 to 30, TD 3, TW 0.
Jiminy Peak, Mass.: All trails open. Hard pack on ice last weekend. Handmade Norwegian fastcaps popular here. LS 3 to 6, TD 10, TW 0, CW 1,000.