Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Ski Area Gets 20 Inches of New Snow.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Reports

SPORTS SHORTS

Enjoying its best conditions since the 1997-98 season, the Sandia Peak Ski Area received more than 20 inches of new snow this week.

The mountain has a 52-inch base and all four chairlifts and one surface lift are open.

"This is quite a contrast from last year, when we never got the whole mountain open all year," said Bill Leinneweber, assistant manager at the ski area. …

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