Snow report

Posted: Sunday, March 02, 2003

• Eaglecrest Ski Area, Juneau: Platter, Ptarmigan and Hooter lifts operate about 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday through Monday. The tubing hill and terrain park are closed.

Conditions are powder and packed powder. About 18 inches of snow is at the day lodge and 68 inches is at the top of the mountain. All trails are open but some hazards exist.

The ski school offers ski and snowboard lessons beginning at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. when Eaglecrest is open.

Call 790-2000 or 586-5284 for details, or go to www.skijuneau.com/. Call 586-5330 for updated snow conditions.

• Nordic ski trails, Juneau: Eaglecrest upper Nordic trails have been set and lower trails are packed. Call 790-2000 for details.

Mendenhall Campground, Dredge Lake and Mendenhall Lake trails have been set by the Juneau Nordic Ski Club. Conditions may vary due to changing weather. For an update, check home.gci.net/~jnordski/.

Regional ski Web links include:

• Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club: xcskiwhitehorse.ca

• Alyeska Resort, Girdwood, Alaska: www.alyeskaresort.com

• Shames Mountain Ski Area, Terrace, British Columbia, 85 miles east of Prince Rupert: www.shamesmountain.com

• Whistler and Blackcomb, about 75 miles north of Vancouver, British Columbia: www.whistler-blackcomb.com

• Mt. Baker Ski Area, 56 miles east of Bellingham, Wash.: www.mtbakerskiarea.com

• Mt. Bachelor Ski Area, about 20 miles west of Bend, Ore.: www.mtbachelor.com

• Other Washington state ski areas: www.skiwashington.com

• Other Northwest ski areas: web.pdx.edu/~cyjh/orresorts.html



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