SnoCountry Reports Latest Skiing Conditions Information

Apr 14, 2001, 01:00 ET from SnoCountry Worldwide

    LEBANON, N.H., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Following are the latest skiing
 conditions information as supplied by SnoCountry Reports as of
 Saturday, April 14, 2001, 9:55:31 AM EST.
     Skiing conditions are subject to change due to weather, skier traffic and
 other factors.  Be aware of changing conditions.
     Snow conditions for resorts nationwide are available online through
 PR Newswire on CompuServe.  To access, merely type, GO ENS (Executive News
 Service).  From there you access PR Newswire which carries the full national
 report from SnoCountry Reports each day.
 
                       SNOW CONDITION DEFINITIONS & TERMS
 
     This glossary of terms is used by all ski areas when they report to SCR.
 The code allows for communication with skiers in a universal language.
     NOTE:  The standard abbreviations next to each definition reflect the way
 ski reports are communicated in print (newspapers).
 
     New Snow:  Natural snowfall which has fallen in the past 24 hours or
 continuously for more than one day.  An average accumulation from summit to
 base is reported.
     Average Base Depth:  An average of the high and low amounts of snow over
 the entire ski area.  Machine made and natural snow amounts are combined.
     Primary Surface Condition:  The type of snow condition which covers at
 least 70 percent of the terrain open to skiers.
     Secondary Surface Condition:  The next most prevalent snow conditions,
 covering at least 20% of the skiing terrain open to skiers.
     Powder-PDR:  Cold, new, loose, fluffy, flaky and dry snow which has not
 been compacted.
     Packed Powder-PP:  Powder snow, either natural or machine made, that has
 been packed down by skier traffic or grooming machines.  The snow is no longer
 fluffy, but is not so extremely compacted that it is hard.
     Hard Pack-HP:  When natural or machine made snow becomes very firmly
 packed.  The snow has never melted and re-crystallized, but it's been tightly
 compressed through grooming and continuous wind exposure.  You can plant a
 pole in hard packed snow, but it takes more effort than packed powder.
     Machine Groomed Snow-MGS:  Loose granular snow that has been repeatedly
 groomed by power tillers so that the texture is halfway between LSGR & PP.
 Some of the snow is granular & has been so pulverized that the crystals are
 like powder sugar.  It's neither LSGR or PP.
     Wet Snow-WETSN:  Powder or packed powder snow that has become moist due to
 a thaw or rainfall, or snow which was moist when it fell.
     Wet packed Snow-WPS:  Natural or machine made snow that has been
 previously packed and becomes wet usually because of rainfall.
     Loose Granular-LSGR:  This surface results after powder or packed powder
 thaws, then refreezes and recrystalizes, or from an accumulation of sleet.
 This is also created by machine grooming of frozen or icy snow.
     Frozen Granular-FRGR:  This is undoubtedly the most misunderstood surface
 condition in ski reporting.  It is defined as a hard surface of old snow
 formed by granules freezing together after rain or warm temperatures.  Frozen
 granular will support a ski pole stuck into its surface while ice will chip
 away and not support a pole.
     Wet Granular-WETGR:  Loose or frozen granular snow which becomes wet after
 rainfall or high temperatures.
     Icy-ICE:  Not to be confused with frozen granular, ice is a hard, glazed
 surface created either by freezing rain, ground water seeping up into the snow
 and freezing or by the rapid freezing of snow saturated with water from rain
 or melting.  Ice will chip away and not support a ski pole when stuck into it.
     Variable Conditions-VC:  When no primary surface (70%) can be determined,
 variable conditions describe a range of surfaces that a skier may encounter.
 Parts of trails can be Loose Granular, partly Packed Powder, and parts Frozen
 Granular, for example.
     Corn Snow-CORN:  Usually found in the spring, Corn Snow is characterized
 by large, loose granules during the day, which freeze together at night, then
 warm up again and loosen during the day.
     Spring Conditions-SC:  This is the spring version of Variable Conditions.
 It is used when no one surface can describe 70% or more of the terrain open
 for skiers.
     Windblown Snow-WBLN:  Powder or granular snow which has been blown by wind
 into forming a base.
 
     NORTHEAST
     CONNECTICUT
          Woodbury - Sat 5:30a spring snow 15 - 35 base 2 trails, 14% open,
           2 lifts
     MAINE
          Sugarloaf/USA - Sat 6:04a spring snow 60 - 98 base 126 trails,
           100% open, 12 lifts
          Sunday River - Sat 7:45a loose granular 60 - 90 base 117 trails,
           45 miles, 600 acres, 92% open, 8 lifts
     MASSACHUSETTS
          Jiminy Peak - Sat 8:30a spring snow 15 - 48 base 30 trails,
           122 acres, 75% open, 2 lifts
          Wachusett Mountain - Sat 7:30a spring snow 12 - 36 base 18 trails,
           103 acres, 100% open, 4 lifts
     NEW HAMPSHIRE
          Attitash Bear Peak - Sat 5:58a spring snow 40 - 80 base 70 trails,
           23 miles, 280 acres, 100% open, 3 lifts
          Bretton Woods - Sat 8:00a loose granular 32 - 68 base 66 trails,
           100% open, 6 lifts
          Cannon Mountain - Fri 4:00p spring snow 25 - 45 base 41 trails,
           163 acres, 100% open, 4 lifts
          Loon Mountain - Sat 2:45a spring snow 28 - 60 base 44 trails,
           275 acres, 100% open 5 lifts
          Mount Sunapee - Sat 7:00a spring snow 45 - 85 base 42 trails,
           75% open, 3 lifts
          Ragged Mountain - Sat 9:00a spring snow 12 - 70 base 45 trails,
           200 acres, 100% open, 4 lifts
          Waterville Valley - Sat 9:00a frozen granular 25 - 60 base 19 trails,
           37% open, 3 lifts
          Wildcat - Fri 4:00p loose granular 50 - 80 base 45 trails, 98% open,
           3 lifts
     NEW YORK
          Bristol Mountain - Fri 5:22p spring snow 17 - 54 base 9 trails,
           30% open, 2 lifts
          Gore Mountain - Fri 3:50p wet granular 27 - 70 base 36 trails,
           14 miles, 170 acres, 58% open, 5 lifts
          Greek Peak - Fri 6:40p spring snow 30 base 9 trails, 30% open, 1 lift
          Holiday Valley - Fri 5:00p spring snow 12 - 60 base 6 trails,
           12% open, 1 lift
          HoliMont - Fri 10p sany spring snow 8 - 44 base 30 trails, 62% open,
           3 lifts
          Hunter Mountain - Sat 6:30a t spring snow 25 - 100 base 45 trails,
           85% open, 5 lifts
          Hunt Hollow - Reopen on 04/14; Info: 800-754-7161
          Mt Van Hoevenberg - Sat 8:00a frozen granular 12 - 18 base 100% open
          Royal Mountain - Open Apr 14, 9a-4p; Info: 518-835-6445
          Ski Plattekill Mtn - Fri 9:00a c spring snow 20 - 40 base 21 trails,
           66% open, 2 lifts
          Snow Ridge - Thu 4:00p w spring snow 15 - 40 base 10 trails,
           45% open, 1 lift
          Song Mountain - Fri 9:00a t spring snow 28 base 5 trails, 21% open
          Whiteface - Fri 3:00p loose granular 24 - 60 base 64 trails,
           16 miles, 177 acres 88% open, 6 lifts
     VERMONT
          Ascutney Mountain - Sat 6:40a spring snow 30 - 56 base 56 trails,
           150 acres, 100% open, 3 lifts
          Bolton Valley - Fri 3:30p wet granular 45 - 70 base 51 trails,
           168 acres, 100% open, 6 lifts
          Bromley Mountain - Fri 2:30p spring snow 40 - 80 base 43 trails,
           175 acres, 100% open, 1 lift
          Jay Peak - Sat 8:32a loose granular 53 - 93 base 74 trails,
           100% open, 7 lifts
          Killington/Pico - Sat 6:30a spring snow 55 - 110 base 147 trails,
           70 miles, 75% open, 13 lifts
          Mad River Glen - Sat 6:10a spring snow 38 - 60 base 40 trails,
           91% open, 2 lifts
          Mount Snow - Sat 6:30a spring snow 64 - 80 base 66 trails, 73% open,
           4 lifts
          Okemo Mountain - Sat 7:02a loose granular 35 - 52 base 93 trails,
           95% open, 8 lifts
          Smugglers' Notch - Fri 3:00p spring snow 28 - 82 base 58 trails,
           219 acres, 83% open, 4 lifts
          Stowe Mountain - Sat 6:00a 1 new spring snow 62 - 86 base 45 trails,
           37 miles, 94% open, 8 lifts
          Stratton Mountain - Sat 6:00a spring snow 45 - 95 base 69 trails,
           77% open, 4 lifts
          Sugarbush - Sat 7:00a loose granular 36 - 84 base 67 trails,
           58% open, 4 lifts
     MIDWEST
     MICHIGAN
          Boyne Mountain - Fri 1:28p spring snow 40 base 10 trails, 19% open,
           2 lifts
          Marquette - Sat 9:00a c spring snow 24 - 36 base 8 trails, 35% open,
           2 lifts
          Pine Mountain - Open Apr 15; 12p-2p; Info: 906-774-2747
          Ski Brule - Thu 9:46p spring snow 42 - 72 base 17 trails, 12 miles,
           150 acres, 100% open, 3 lifts
     MINNESOTA
          Afton Alps - Fri 10:53p spring snow 22 - 48 base 4 trails, 10% open
          Lutsen Mountain - Fri 9:10a spring snow 20 - 48 base 50 trails,
           69% open, 5 lifts
     ROCKIES
     COLORADO
          Ajax - Sat 5:00a spring snow 56 - 67 base 70 trails, 656 acres,
           8 lifts
          Arapahoe Basin - Sat 5:23a powder 65 base 59 trails, 490 acres,
           100% open, 5 lifts
          Beaver Creek - Sat 5:00a packed powder 82 base 99 trails, 1001 acres,
           8 lifts
          Berthoud Pass - Sat 5:16a packed powder 96 base 47 trails, 6 lifts
          Breckenridge - Sat 5:00a packed powder 62 - 86 base 139 trails,
           2043 acres, 100% open, 21 lifts
          Copper Mountain - Sat 6:40a powder 73 - 81 base 117 trails,
           1642 acres, 67% open, 17 lifts
          Durango Mountain - Sat 6:00a spring snow 75 - 80 base 51 trails,
           770 acres, 70% open, 2 lifts
          Eldora - Sat 6a csr packed powder 48 - 53 base 97% open, 4 lifts
          Keystone - Sat 5:00a packed powder 62 - 64 base 116 trails,
           1861 acres, 100% open, 17 lifts
          Loveland - Sat 5:30a packed powder 74 base 70 trails, 1264 acres,
           100% open, 9 lifts
          Snowmass - Sat 5:00a spring snow 58 - 78 base 75 trails, 17 lifts
          Steamboat - Sat 6:00a powder 58 - 86 base 141 trails, 99% open,
           14 lifts
          Telluride - Sat 5:00a spring snow 71 - 75 base 65 trails, 1000 acres,
           98% open, 12 lifts
          Vail - Sat 5:00a packed powder 61 - 86 base 168 trails, 4100 acres,
           22 lifts
          Winter Park - Sat 5:23a powder 76 - 87 base 103 trails, 19 lifts
     MONTANA
          Big Sky - Fri 5:27a packed powder 56 - 86 base 95% open, 14 lifts
          Blacktail - Sat 7:30a powder 72 base 25 trails, 100% open, 4 lifts
          Great Divide - Thu 2:16p powder 25 - 50 base 1200 acres, 2 lifts
          Red Lodge - Sat 6:00a powder 20 - 60 base 62 trails, 1450 acres,
           90% open, 7 lifts
     NEW MEXICO
          Pajarito - Fri 3p nmsr spring snow 36 - 48 base 33 trails, 90% open,
           3 lifts
          Ski Apache - Fri 3:07p spring snow 57 base 54 trails, 9 lifts
     UTAH
          Alta - Sat 5:15a 1 new powder 135 base 54 trails, 8 lifts
          Brian Head - Sat 6a usr 1 new packed powder 83 base 53 trails,
           500 acres, 100% open 7 lifts
          Brighton - Sat 5:30a 2 new packed powder 123 base 66 trails,
           850 acres, 100% open, 6 lifts
          Deer Valley - Sat 6:00a packed powder 82 base 88 trails, 1750 acres,
           100% open, 19 lifts
          Park City - Sat 5:00a packed powder 108 base 84 trails, 11 lifts
          Snowbasin - Sat 6a usr 1 new powder 115 base 55 trails, 7 lifts
          Snowbird - Sat 5:00a packed powder 131 base 82 trails, 2500 acres,
           100% open, 9 lifts
          Solitude - Sat 6a usr 1 new powder 112 base 63 trails, 1200 acres,
           100% open 7 lifts
          The Canyons - Fri 5:00p 2 new packed powder 89 - 93 base 56 trails,
           2000 acres, 45% open, 8 lifts
     WYOMING
          Big Horn - Fri 8a wsr packed powder 21 - 30 base 95% open, 3 lifts
          Grand Targhee - Sat 4:30a 6 new powder 56 - 113 base 62 trails,
           1500 acres 100% open, 4 lifts
          Snowy Range - Sat 6:00a spring snow 35 base 27 trails, 100% open,
           4 lifts
          White Pine - Sat 6:00a packed powder 62 base 25 trails, 100% open,
           2 lifts
     PACIFIC SOUTH
     CALIFORNIA
          Alpine Meadows - Sat 6:00a packed powder 55 - 70 base 77% open,
           8 lifts
          Bear Valley - Sat 6:27a spring snow 54 - 102 base 58 trails,
           85% open, 7 lifts
          Big Bear - Sat 6:24a spring snow 12 - 36 base 23 trails, 8 lifts
          Boreal - Sat 5:30a spring snow 72 - 96 base 36 trails, 5 lifts
          Donner Ski Ranch - Sat 6:29a spring snow 75 - 80 base 75% open,
           3 lifts
          Heavenly - Fri 6:00a packed powder 22 - 50 base 60% open, 12 lifts
          June - Sat 6:00a packed powder 67 - 87 base 36 trails, 6 lifts
          Kirkwood - Sat 5:02a packed powder 70 - 120 base 65 trails,
           2300 acres, 100% open, 11 lifts
          Mammoth - Sat 6:00a spring snow 72 - 84 base 150 trails, 27 lifts
          Mountain High - Sat 6:00a spring snow 26 - 42 base 30 trails, 5 lifts
          Mt Shasta - Fri 5:52a spring snow 31 - 59 base 25 trails, 4 lifts
          Northstar at Tahoe - Sat 5:30a spring snow 36 - 60 base 51 trails,
           10 lifts
          Royal Gorge - Sat 4:00a packed powder 72 - 81 base 81 trails, 4 lifts
          Sierra at Tahoe - Sat 6:00a spring snow 54 - 108 base 27 trails,
           4 lifts
          Sierra Summit - Fri 8:10a w packed powder 72 base 38 trails, 4 lifts
          Snow Summit - Sat 5:47a spring snow 18 - 40 base 16 trails, 8 lifts
          Snow Valley - Thu 9:30p packed powder 18 - 30 base 17 trails, 4 lifts
          Soda Springs - Sat 5:30a spring snow 72 - 96 base 16 trails,
           200 acres, 100% open 3 lifts
          Squaw Valley USA - Sat 6:30a packed powder 30 - 108 base 177 trails,
           4000 acres, 100% open, 16 lifts
          Sugar Bowl - Sat 6:15a spring snow 72 - 96 base 81 trails, 10 lifts
     NEVADA
          Mt Rose - Ski Tahoe - Fri 7:30a packed powder 20 - 50 base 26 trails,
           55% open, 2 lifts
     PACIFIC NORTH
     IDAHO
          Pomerelle - Fri 6:00a w powder 73 - 98 base 24 trails, 580 acres,
           100% open 4 lifts
          Sun Valley - Sat 7:50a spring snow 20 - 65 base 35% open, 2 lifts
     OREGON
          Anthony Lakes - Sat 6:38a 14 new packed powder 61 - 84 base
           21 trails, 300 acres 100% open, 2 lifts
          Mt Bachelor - Sat 5:00a spring snow 86 - 88 base 60 trails, 7 lifts
          Mt Hood Meadows - Sat 5:00a packed powder 86 - 110 base 85% open,
           6 lifts
          Timberline - Sat 5:00a packed powder 64 - 125 base 31 trails, 4 lifts
     WASHINGTON
          Mt Baker - Sat 5:30a 2 new powder 109 - 129 base 80% open
          Stevens Pass - Sat 5:20a 1 new packed powder 77 - 94 base 37 trails,
           7 lifts
          The Summit at Snoqualmie - Sat 6:00a powder 72 - 120 base 19 trails,
           4 lifts
          White Pass - Sat 6:20a packed powder 62 - 75 base 32 trails,
           638 acres, 100% open, 6 lifts
     CANADA
     BRITISH COLUMBIA
          Apex Mountain - Sat 6:30a packed powder 64 base 58 trails, 95% open,
           3 lifts
          Big White - Sat 4:00a 2 new powder 87 base 103 trails, 12 lifts
          Fernie Alpine - Sat 4:00a packed powder 86 base 106 trails, 10 lifts
          Grouse Mountain - Sat 6:00a packed powder 96 base 17 trails, 5 lifts
     -Canada-
          Kicking Horse - Sat 5:00a spring snow 45 base 35 trails, 90% open,
           2 lifts
     CANADA
          Last Frontier Heliskiing - Thu 7:30p powder 268 - 379 base
           300 trails, 70% open
          Mt Washington Resort - Sat 6:00a spring snow 97 base 50 trails,
           8 lifts
          Panorama Mountain - Sat 4:21a spring snow 129 base 85 trails,
           10 lifts
          Sun Peaks - Sat 5:30a packed powder 66 base 71 trails, 89% open,
           6 lifts
          TLH Heliskiing - Closed/Season
          Whistler/Blackcomb - Sat 6:00a spring snow 82 base 200 trails,
           7071 acres, 100% open, 32 lifts
     -QC-
          Mont Sainte-Anne - Sat 5:15a spring snow 56 trails, 428 acres,
           100% open, 8 lifts
          Mont Sutton - Sat 5:00a spring snow 20 - 53 base 53 trails, 22 miles,
           173 acres 100% open, 9 lifts
          Ski Bromont - Sat 6:00a wet granular 21 trails, 4 lifts
          Stoneham - Sat 5:05a spring snow 24 trails, 274 acres, 3 lifts
          Tremblant - Sat 6:00a spring snow 38 base 73 trails, 9 lifts
     ONTARIO
          Horseshoe Resort - Sat 9a osr loose granular 26 base 14 trails,
           64% open, 3 lifts
     ALBERTA
          Banff/ Mount Norquay - Sat 4:00a packed powder 36 - 44 base
           25 trails, 90% open, 5 lifts
          Fortress Mountain - Sat 5a alb packed powder 36 - 70 base 47 trails,
           100% open, 6 lifts
          Lake Louise - Sat 5:00a packed powder 35 - 55 base 94 trails,
           12 lifts
          Marmot Basin - Sat 5a alb packed powder 34 base 45 trails, 6 lifts
          Nakiska Ski Area - Sat 5:00a packed powder 20 - 65 base 32 trails,
           100% open, 4 lifts
          Sunshine Village - Sat 6:00a packed powder 66 base 91 trails,
           3168 acres, 100% open 12 lifts
     ALASKA
     ALASKA
          Eaglecrest - Open Apr 14 & 15; Apr 15: Costume Day;
           Info: 907-586-5330
 
 

SOURCE SnoCountry Worldwide
    LEBANON, N.H., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Following are the latest skiing
 conditions information as supplied by SnoCountry Reports as of
 Saturday, April 14, 2001, 9:55:31 AM EST.
     Skiing conditions are subject to change due to weather, skier traffic and
 other factors.  Be aware of changing conditions.
     Snow conditions for resorts nationwide are available online through
 PR Newswire on CompuServe.  To access, merely type, GO ENS (Executive News
 Service).  From there you access PR Newswire which carries the full national
 report from SnoCountry Reports each day.
 
                       SNOW CONDITION DEFINITIONS & TERMS
 
     This glossary of terms is used by all ski areas when they report to SCR.
 The code allows for communication with skiers in a universal language.
     NOTE:  The standard abbreviations next to each definition reflect the way
 ski reports are communicated in print (newspapers).
 
     New Snow:  Natural snowfall which has fallen in the past 24 hours or
 continuously for more than one day.  An average accumulation from summit to
 base is reported.
     Average Base Depth:  An average of the high and low amounts of snow over
 the entire ski area.  Machine made and natural snow amounts are combined.
     Primary Surface Condition:  The type of snow condition which covers at
 least 70 percent of the terrain open to skiers.
     Secondary Surface Condition:  The next most prevalent snow conditions,
 covering at least 20% of the skiing terrain open to skiers.
     Powder-PDR:  Cold, new, loose, fluffy, flaky and dry snow which has not
 been compacted.
     Packed Powder-PP:  Powder snow, either natural or machine made, that has
 been packed down by skier traffic or grooming machines.  The snow is no longer
 fluffy, but is not so extremely compacted that it is hard.
     Hard Pack-HP:  When natural or machine made snow becomes very firmly
 packed.  The snow has never melted and re-crystallized, but it's been tightly
 compressed through grooming and continuous wind exposure.  You can plant a
 pole in hard packed snow, but it takes more effort than packed powder.
     Machine Groomed Snow-MGS:  Loose granular snow that has been repeatedly
 groomed by power tillers so that the texture is halfway between LSGR & PP.
 Some of the snow is granular & has been so pulverized that the crystals are
 like powder sugar.  It's neither LSGR or PP.
     Wet Snow-WETSN:  Powder or packed powder snow that has become moist due to
 a thaw or rainfall, or snow which was moist when it fell.
     Wet packed Snow-WPS:  Natural or machine made snow that has been
 previously packed and becomes wet usually because of rainfall.
     Loose Granular-LSGR:  This surface results after powder or packed powder
 thaws, then refreezes and recrystalizes, or from an accumulation of sleet.
 This is also created by machine grooming of frozen or icy snow.
     Frozen Granular-FRGR:  This is undoubtedly the most misunderstood surface
 condition in ski reporting.  It is defined as a hard surface of old snow
 formed by granules freezing together after rain or warm temperatures.  Frozen
 granular will support a ski pole stuck into its surface while ice will chip
 away and not support a pole.
     Wet Granular-WETGR:  Loose or frozen granular snow which becomes wet after
 rainfall or high temperatures.
     Icy-ICE:  Not to be confused with frozen granular, ice is a hard, glazed
 surface created either by freezing rain, ground water seeping up into the snow
 and freezing or by the rapid freezing of snow saturated with water from rain
 or melting.  Ice will chip away and not support a ski pole when stuck into it.
     Variable Conditions-VC:  When no primary surface (70%) can be determined,
 variable conditions describe a range of surfaces that a skier may encounter.
 Parts of trails can be Loose Granular, partly Packed Powder, and parts Frozen
 Granular, for example.
     Corn Snow-CORN:  Usually found in the spring, Corn Snow is characterized
 by large, loose granules during the day, which freeze together at night, then
 warm up again and loosen during the day.
     Spring Conditions-SC:  This is the spring version of Variable Conditions.
 It is used when no one surface can describe 70% or more of the terrain open
 for skiers.
     Windblown Snow-WBLN:  Powder or granular snow which has been blown by wind
 into forming a base.
 
     NORTHEAST
     CONNECTICUT
          Woodbury - Sat 5:30a spring snow 15 - 35 base 2 trails, 14% open,
           2 lifts
     MAINE
          Sugarloaf/USA - Sat 6:04a spring snow 60 - 98 base 126 trails,
           100% open, 12 lifts
          Sunday River - Sat 7:45a loose granular 60 - 90 base 117 trails,
           45 miles, 600 acres, 92% open, 8 lifts
     MASSACHUSETTS
          Jiminy Peak - Sat 8:30a spring snow 15 - 48 base 30 trails,
           122 acres, 75% open, 2 lifts
          Wachusett Mountain - Sat 7:30a spring snow 12 - 36 base 18 trails,
           103 acres, 100% open, 4 lifts
     NEW HAMPSHIRE
          Attitash Bear Peak - Sat 5:58a spring snow 40 - 80 base 70 trails,
           23 miles, 280 acres, 100% open, 3 lifts
          Bretton Woods - Sat 8:00a loose granular 32 - 68 base 66 trails,
           100% open, 6 lifts
          Cannon Mountain - Fri 4:00p spring snow 25 - 45 base 41 trails,
           163 acres, 100% open, 4 lifts
          Loon Mountain - Sat 2:45a spring snow 28 - 60 base 44 trails,
           275 acres, 100% open 5 lifts
          Mount Sunapee - Sat 7:00a spring snow 45 - 85 base 42 trails,
           75% open, 3 lifts
          Ragged Mountain - Sat 9:00a spring snow 12 - 70 base 45 trails,
           200 acres, 100% open, 4 lifts
          Waterville Valley - Sat 9:00a frozen granular 25 - 60 base 19 trails,
           37% open, 3 lifts
          Wildcat - Fri 4:00p loose granular 50 - 80 base 45 trails, 98% open,
           3 lifts
     NEW YORK
          Bristol Mountain - Fri 5:22p spring snow 17 - 54 base 9 trails,
           30% open, 2 lifts
          Gore Mountain - Fri 3:50p wet granular 27 - 70 base 36 trails,
           14 miles, 170 acres, 58% open, 5 lifts
          Greek Peak - Fri 6:40p spring snow 30 base 9 trails, 30% open, 1 lift
          Holiday Valley - Fri 5:00p spring snow 12 - 60 base 6 trails,
           12% open, 1 lift
          HoliMont - Fri 10p sany spring snow 8 - 44 base 30 trails, 62% open,
           3 lifts
          Hunter Mountain - Sat 6:30a t spring snow 25 - 100 base 45 trails,
           85% open, 5 lifts
          Hunt Hollow - Reopen on 04/14; Info: 800-754-7161
          Mt Van Hoevenberg - Sat 8:00a frozen granular 12 - 18 base 100% open
          Royal Mountain - Open Apr 14, 9a-4p; Info: 518-835-6445
          Ski Plattekill Mtn - Fri 9:00a c spring snow 20 - 40 base 21 trails,
           66% open, 2 lifts
          Snow Ridge - Thu 4:00p w spring snow 15 - 40 base 10 trails,
           45% open, 1 lift
          Song Mountain - Fri 9:00a t spring snow 28 base 5 trails, 21% open
          Whiteface - Fri 3:00p loose granular 24 - 60 base 64 trails,
           16 miles, 177 acres 88% open, 6 lifts
     VERMONT
          Ascutney Mountain - Sat 6:40a spring snow 30 - 56 base 56 trails,
           150 acres, 100% open, 3 lifts
          Bolton Valley - Fri 3:30p wet granular 45 - 70 base 51 trails,
           168 acres, 100% open, 6 lifts
          Bromley Mountain - Fri 2:30p spring snow 40 - 80 base 43 trails,
           175 acres, 100% open, 1 lift
          Jay Peak - Sat 8:32a loose granular 53 - 93 base 74 trails,
           100% open, 7 lifts
          Killington/Pico - Sat 6:30a spring snow 55 - 110 base 147 trails,
           70 miles, 75% open, 13 lifts
          Mad River Glen - Sat 6:10a spring snow 38 - 60 base 40 trails,
           91% open, 2 lifts
          Mount Snow - Sat 6:30a spring snow 64 - 80 base 66 trails, 73% open,
           4 lifts
          Okemo Mountain - Sat 7:02a loose granular 35 - 52 base 93 trails,
           95% open, 8 lifts
          Smugglers' Notch - Fri 3:00p spring snow 28 - 82 base 58 trails,
           219 acres, 83% open, 4 lifts
          Stowe Mountain - Sat 6:00a 1 new spring snow 62 - 86 base 45 trails,
           37 miles, 94% open, 8 lifts
          Stratton Mountain - Sat 6:00a spring snow 45 - 95 base 69 trails,
           77% open, 4 lifts
          Sugarbush - Sat 7:00a loose granular 36 - 84 base 67 trails,
           58% open, 4 lifts
     MIDWEST
     MICHIGAN
          Boyne Mountain - Fri 1:28p spring snow 40 base 10 trails, 19% open,
           2 lifts
          Marquette - Sat 9:00a c spring snow 24 - 36 base 8 trails, 35% open,
           2 lifts
          Pine Mountain - Open Apr 15; 12p-2p; Info: 906-774-2747
          Ski Brule - Thu 9:46p spring snow 42 - 72 base 17 trails, 12 miles,
           150 acres, 100% open, 3 lifts
     MINNESOTA
          Afton Alps - Fri 10:53p spring snow 22 - 48 base 4 trails, 10% open
          Lutsen Mountain - Fri 9:10a spring snow 20 - 48 base 50 trails,
           69% open, 5 lifts
     ROCKIES
     COLORADO
          Ajax - Sat 5:00a spring snow 56 - 67 base 70 trails, 656 acres,
           8 lifts
          Arapahoe Basin - Sat 5:23a powder 65 base 59 trails, 490 acres,
           100% open, 5 lifts
          Beaver Creek - Sat 5:00a packed powder 82 base 99 trails, 1001 acres,
           8 lifts
          Berthoud Pass - Sat 5:16a packed powder 96 base 47 trails, 6 lifts
          Breckenridge - Sat 5:00a packed powder 62 - 86 base 139 trails,
           2043 acres, 100% open, 21 lifts
          Copper Mountain - Sat 6:40a powder 73 - 81 base 117 trails,
           1642 acres, 67% open, 17 lifts
          Durango Mountain - Sat 6:00a spring snow 75 - 80 base 51 trails,
           770 acres, 70% open, 2 lifts
          Eldora - Sat 6a csr packed powder 48 - 53 base 97% open, 4 lifts
          Keystone - Sat 5:00a packed powder 62 - 64 base 116 trails,
           1861 acres, 100% open, 17 lifts
          Loveland - Sat 5:30a packed powder 74 base 70 trails, 1264 acres,
           100% open, 9 lifts
          Snowmass - Sat 5:00a spring snow 58 - 78 base 75 trails, 17 lifts
          Steamboat - Sat 6:00a powder 58 - 86 base 141 trails, 99% open,
           14 lifts
          Telluride - Sat 5:00a spring snow 71 - 75 base 65 trails, 1000 acres,
           98% open, 12 lifts
          Vail - Sat 5:00a packed powder 61 - 86 base 168 trails, 4100 acres,
           22 lifts
          Winter Park - Sat 5:23a powder 76 - 87 base 103 trails, 19 lifts
     MONTANA
          Big Sky - Fri 5:27a packed powder 56 - 86 base 95% open, 14 lifts
          Blacktail - Sat 7:30a powder 72 base 25 trails, 100% open, 4 lifts
          Great Divide - Thu 2:16p powder 25 - 50 base 1200 acres, 2 lifts
          Red Lodge - Sat 6:00a powder 20 - 60 base 62 trails, 1450 acres,
           90% open, 7 lifts
     NEW MEXICO
          Pajarito - Fri 3p nmsr spring snow 36 - 48 base 33 trails, 90% open,
           3 lifts
          Ski Apache - Fri 3:07p spring snow 57 base 54 trails, 9 lifts
     UTAH
          Alta - Sat 5:15a 1 new powder 135 base 54 trails, 8 lifts
          Brian Head - Sat 6a usr 1 new packed powder 83 base 53 trails,
           500 acres, 100% open 7 lifts
          Brighton - Sat 5:30a 2 new packed powder 123 base 66 trails,
           850 acres, 100% open, 6 lifts
          Deer Valley - Sat 6:00a packed powder 82 base 88 trails, 1750 acres,
           100% open, 19 lifts
          Park City - Sat 5:00a packed powder 108 base 84 trails, 11 lifts
          Snowbasin - Sat 6a usr 1 new powder 115 base 55 trails, 7 lifts
          Snowbird - Sat 5:00a packed powder 131 base 82 trails, 2500 acres,
           100% open, 9 lifts
          Solitude - Sat 6a usr 1 new powder 112 base 63 trails, 1200 acres,
           100% open 7 lifts
          The Canyons - Fri 5:00p 2 new packed powder 89 - 93 base 56 trails,
           2000 acres, 45% open, 8 lifts
     WYOMING
          Big Horn - Fri 8a wsr packed powder 21 - 30 base 95% open, 3 lifts
          Grand Targhee - Sat 4:30a 6 new powder 56 - 113 base 62 trails,
           1500 acres 100% open, 4 lifts
          Snowy Range - Sat 6:00a spring snow 35 base 27 trails, 100% open,
           4 lifts
          White Pine - Sat 6:00a packed powder 62 base 25 trails, 100% open,
           2 lifts
     PACIFIC SOUTH
     CALIFORNIA
          Alpine Meadows - Sat 6:00a packed powder 55 - 70 base 77% open,
           8 lifts
          Bear Valley - Sat 6:27a spring snow 54 - 102 base 58 trails,
           85% open, 7 lifts
          Big Bear - Sat 6:24a spring snow 12 - 36 base 23 trails, 8 lifts
          Boreal - Sat 5:30a spring snow 72 - 96 base 36 trails, 5 lifts
          Donner Ski Ranch - Sat 6:29a spring snow 75 - 80 base 75% open,
           3 lifts
          Heavenly - Fri 6:00a packed powder 22 - 50 base 60% open, 12 lifts
          June - Sat 6:00a packed powder 67 - 87 base 36 trails, 6 lifts
          Kirkwood - Sat 5:02a packed powder 70 - 120 base 65 trails,
           2300 acres, 100% open, 11 lifts
          Mammoth - Sat 6:00a spring snow 72 - 84 base 150 trails, 27 lifts
          Mountain High - Sat 6:00a spring snow 26 - 42 base 30 trails, 5 lifts
          Mt Shasta - Fri 5:52a spring snow 31 - 59 base 25 trails, 4 lifts
          Northstar at Tahoe - Sat 5:30a spring snow 36 - 60 base 51 trails,
           10 lifts
          Royal Gorge - Sat 4:00a packed powder 72 - 81 base 81 trails, 4 lifts
          Sierra at Tahoe - Sat 6:00a spring snow 54 - 108 base 27 trails,
           4 lifts
          Sierra Summit - Fri 8:10a w packed powder 72 base 38 trails, 4 lifts
          Snow Summit - Sat 5:47a spring snow 18 - 40 base 16 trails, 8 lifts
          Snow Valley - Thu 9:30p packed powder 18 - 30 base 17 trails, 4 lifts
          Soda Springs - Sat 5:30a spring snow 72 - 96 base 16 trails,
           200 acres, 100% open 3 lifts
          Squaw Valley USA - Sat 6:30a packed powder 30 - 108 base 177 trails,
           4000 acres, 100% open, 16 lifts
          Sugar Bowl - Sat 6:15a spring snow 72 - 96 base 81 trails, 10 lifts
     NEVADA
          Mt Rose - Ski Tahoe - Fri 7:30a packed powder 20 - 50 base 26 trails,
           55% open, 2 lifts
     PACIFIC NORTH
     IDAHO
          Pomerelle - Fri 6:00a w powder 73 - 98 base 24 trails, 580 acres,
           100% open 4 lifts
          Sun Valley - Sat 7:50a spring snow 20 - 65 base 35% open, 2 lifts
     OREGON
          Anthony Lakes - Sat 6:38a 14 new packed powder 61 - 84 base
           21 trails, 300 acres 100% open, 2 lifts
          Mt Bachelor - Sat 5:00a spring snow 86 - 88 base 60 trails, 7 lifts
          Mt Hood Meadows - Sat 5:00a packed powder 86 - 110 base 85% open,
           6 lifts
          Timberline - Sat 5:00a packed powder 64 - 125 base 31 trails, 4 lifts
     WASHINGTON
          Mt Baker - Sat 5:30a 2 new powder 109 - 129 base 80% open
          Stevens Pass - Sat 5:20a 1 new packed powder 77 - 94 base 37 trails,
           7 lifts
          The Summit at Snoqualmie - Sat 6:00a powder 72 - 120 base 19 trails,
           4 lifts
          White Pass - Sat 6:20a packed powder 62 - 75 base 32 trails,
           638 acres, 100% open, 6 lifts
     CANADA
     BRITISH COLUMBIA
          Apex Mountain - Sat 6:30a packed powder 64 base 58 trails, 95% open,
           3 lifts
          Big White - Sat 4:00a 2 new powder 87 base 103 trails, 12 lifts
          Fernie Alpine - Sat 4:00a packed powder 86 base 106 trails, 10 lifts
          Grouse Mountain - Sat 6:00a packed powder 96 base 17 trails, 5 lifts
     -Canada-
          Kicking Horse - Sat 5:00a spring snow 45 base 35 trails, 90% open,
           2 lifts
     CANADA
          Last Frontier Heliskiing - Thu 7:30p powder 268 - 379 base
           300 trails, 70% open
          Mt Washington Resort - Sat 6:00a spring snow 97 base 50 trails,
           8 lifts
          Panorama Mountain - Sat 4:21a spring snow 129 base 85 trails,
           10 lifts
          Sun Peaks - Sat 5:30a packed powder 66 base 71 trails, 89% open,
           6 lifts
          TLH Heliskiing - Closed/Season
          Whistler/Blackcomb - Sat 6:00a spring snow 82 base 200 trails,
           7071 acres, 100% open, 32 lifts
     -QC-
          Mont Sainte-Anne - Sat 5:15a spring snow 56 trails, 428 acres,
           100% open, 8 lifts
          Mont Sutton - Sat 5:00a spring snow 20 - 53 base 53 trails, 22 miles,
           173 acres 100% open, 9 lifts
          Ski Bromont - Sat 6:00a wet granular 21 trails, 4 lifts
          Stoneham - Sat 5:05a spring snow 24 trails, 274 acres, 3 lifts
          Tremblant - Sat 6:00a spring snow 38 base 73 trails, 9 lifts
     ONTARIO
          Horseshoe Resort - Sat 9a osr loose granular 26 base 14 trails,
           64% open, 3 lifts
     ALBERTA
          Banff/ Mount Norquay - Sat 4:00a packed powder 36 - 44 base
           25 trails, 90% open, 5 lifts
          Fortress Mountain - Sat 5a alb packed powder 36 - 70 base 47 trails,
           100% open, 6 lifts
          Lake Louise - Sat 5:00a packed powder 35 - 55 base 94 trails,
           12 lifts
          Marmot Basin - Sat 5a alb packed powder 34 base 45 trails, 6 lifts
          Nakiska Ski Area - Sat 5:00a packed powder 20 - 65 base 32 trails,
           100% open, 4 lifts
          Sunshine Village - Sat 6:00a packed powder 66 base 91 trails,
           3168 acres, 100% open 12 lifts
     ALASKA
     ALASKA
          Eaglecrest - Open Apr 14 & 15; Apr 15: Costume Day;
           Info: 907-586-5330
 
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