Gifford Pinchot National Forest snow report 3/9




Winter recreation parking lots in the southern Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Mount St. Helens — Cougar Sno-Park has at least 5 feet of snow. Road No. 83 had 8 inches of new snow on Wednesday and was down to a single lane.

Marble Mountain Sno-Park has more than 9 feet of snow with more expected.

At June Lake, the snow depth increased from 143 inches on Sunday to 167 inches on Wednesday.

Wind River — No updates of snow depth are available, but, obviously, Oldman Pass, Koshko, McClellan Meadows and Lone Butte sno-parks all have several feet of snow.

Check the Skamania County web page at for the latest on travel conditions on road No. 30.

Mount Adams — Trout Lake has about 3 to 4 feet of snow and the sno-parks have even more.

Trails at Pineside and SnowKing were groomed on Saturday, so will have significant accumulations of new snow and breaking trail will be necessary until groomed again.

State sno-park permits are required through the end of March.