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Juneau area ski and snow report as of March 8

Posted: March 9, 2012 - 1:03am
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New snow (24 hours):

• Base: 9.2 inch

• Top: 24 inch

New Snow (48 hours):

• Base: 27 inch

• Top: 24 inches

Total snow:

• Base: 123 inches

• Top: 169 inches


• Base: 32 F

• Top: 28 F


• Base: 10 mph

• Top: 33mph

• For mountain conditions and grooming reports go online to juneauempire.com or skijuneau.com.

• Eaglecrest Lower Loop:

The Lower Loop trails at Eaglecrest were groomed for skate and classic skiing. Due to recent snowfall, grooming may be delayed into the morning. Recently, the Upper Loop trails have also been groomed. Check signage at the trailhead.

• Mendenhall Glacier Campground and lake:

Conditions are groomed, but the snow is slow, reports said. Currently, the Ginzu groomer is in the shop for welding, but volunteers said they should have it back on the trails by the weekend.

• For current comments and regular updates on all Nordic trail conditions in the Juneau area, go online to http://jnski.org/?page_id=524.

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