The pics are amazingly similar. Yes we had the big March/early April this year, but the first half of May was very hot. Last year there was 31 inches snow between May 6-10, and since then this year's cover has been no better than last year's. The April coverage was definitely more this year.
I did hit an ideal weekend for spring skiing 2 weeks ago http://www.firsttracksonline.com/boa...pic.php?t=2128
and I will be back up there July 1-4.