Eaglecrest tops list of deepest snow

While ski areas down south are struggling with not having enough snow cover this winter, Juneau’s Eaglecrest Ski Area has plenty. As of Friday, there was about 38-inches at the base and 148-inches at the top of the Ptarmigan Chair. Eaglecrest’s Barbara Lindh said on KTOO’s Morning Edition on Friday that they are currently number one in the nation for deepest snow so far this season.

Lindh said expect spring snow conditions this weekend with temperatures expected to remain in the thirties.

The latest nationwide snow report from OnTheSnow.com shows Eaglecrest way ahead of #2 Mt. Bachelor in Oregon.

Eaglecrest 01-17-14

High clouds and a mysterious, bright yellow ball in the sky greeted skiers and snowboarders in this view of the Eaglecrest Ski Area’s West Bowl on Jan. 17, 2014. Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO News

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