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Record snowfall for Mount Washington

Even though the calendar says spring, it still feels a lot like winter on Mount Washington, particularly with the resort's deepest snowpack on record.

Friday morning, the mountain announced their record-breaking snowfall of 1,840 cm. The previous record dates back to 1998-99 in which the resort had 1,835 cm.

The alpine snow base has 663 cm, with 8 cm of new snow which fell overnight.

There are 52 of 65 alpine trails open, and 13 of 15 nordic trails open.

The resort is extending their season by two weekends — April 15 to 17 and April 22 to 25.

Nordic Centre and the Ozone Snowtubing Park will also be open on the two extended weekends.

For more information and up to date conditions, visit www.mountwashington.ca.

 

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