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A late roundup of snow conditions in America from picked local skiers

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


Skiing will continue for another month at least in many areas

FAR WEST: SQUAW VALLEY, CALIF.: Skiing rates good with 24-60 PP and occasional CO.

YOSEMITE, CALIF.: Max. depth 68 with spring outlook good. Lifts will run until April 16-17.

MT. BALDY, CALIF.: The Bowls have 20-plus remaining with shovel crews covering BS. Lower runs are closed.

NORTHWEST: GROUSE MT., BRITISH COLUMBIA: Skiing will continue another month at least with 8-12 NS on 80-110 HB.

MT. BAKER, WASH.: 6 light GR and CO on 234 HP. Avalanche danger over.

MT. HOOD, ORE.: No Timberline facilities operating. Govt. Camp has 115 total and expects skiing to last through May.

ROCKY MTS.: ASPEN, COLO.: PP on trails with 28-54 base. Recent temps. 28-32.

BERTHOUD PASS, COLO.: 18 NS and PP on 28-51 HB with skiing good or better.

ALTA, UTAH: Conditions still excellent with 6 light PO on 90 HP base.

SANTA FE, N. MEX.: PP and FG surface on 20-60 with skiing into May anticipated.

MIDWEST: TERRY PEAK, SO. DAK.: 4 PO on 12 HB with season's end in sight.

BOYME MT., MICH.: Area has closed for season.

QUEBEC: MONT TREMBLANT: 3-5 NS on 36-60. Skiing should hold until mid-April.

LAC BEAUPORT: 36 total with GR and BC.

NEW YORK: TURIN: CO surfaces under sunny skies with 24 base remaining.

NEW ENGLAND: MAD RIVER GLEN, VT.: PP surface with some GR and icy spots on 30-55. Skiing should last another month.

BIG BROMLEY, VT.: Area will operate until snow goes which could be any time. 4-15 CO remaining with some BS.

STOWE, VT.: PO and GR surfaces on 32-54 base. Conditions can change hourly due to variable spring temperatures.

FRANCONIA, N.H.: 3 windblown PO on 2-66 total. Warmer weather would be a help.

NORTH CONWAY, N.H.: FG on 7-10 icy base. Skiing should last two-three more weeks.