Mammoth Spring Skiing

ShareTweet Fathers Day skiing (June 20, 2010), who would have thought?  We’ll it’s happening right here at Mammoth Mountain!  Snowbird Ski Resort is also open today for the last day of the season. Mammoth is going 7:30am – 2pm and have three lifts in operation while Snowbird has a strange arrangement.  At Snowbird, your $49 […]

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ShareTweet Even in June, the weekends of spring skiing at Mammoth Mountain draw a crowd from LA and other areas in California.  Right now, it’s like skiing at the beach.  Temperatures today were in the 60’s on the mountain, the groomed runs had great snow and it was rather dirty in areas that did not […]

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ShareTweet Mammoth Mountain spring skiing was not even a thought when this trip began.  The original plan was to ski out the season in Pennsylvania (Feb 18th to the close of Elk Mountain ski resort in late March), then drive out to Snowbird Ski Resort to ski April, May and maybe a little bit of […]

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ShareTweet For spring skiing at Mammoth Mountain, it was another beautiful day weather-wise (is it ever not a beautiful day in Mammoth?) but the warmer temperatures are taking a toll on the snow surface and continue to eat away at the amount of snow left on the mountain in some spots.  Today the snow was […]

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ShareTweet It turned out to be be another GREAT day of spring skiing at Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort in Mammoth California today, June 17, 2010!  Overnight the temperatures dipped and may have broken the freezing point but not by much.  The grooming team did some nice work last night to keep the slopes in good […]

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ShareTweet After a number of summer-like days at Mammoth Mountain where temperatures likely pushed 70 degrees in the afternoon, a cold front along with strong winds blew in last night and greatly improved the spring skiing conditions!  The groomed runs were nice and slick as usual, the ungroomed runs firmed up and the sticky, slow […]

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ShareTweet Enough snow for good skiing and seventy degree temperatures only go well together for so long.  Mammoth is doing an outstanding job of keeping the slopes in good shape, hosting race camps and farming the snow.  Groomers were moving absolutely massive piles of the white stuff around today.  There is plenty of snow around […]

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ShareTweet Despite the weekend ending yesterday, there was still a pretty decent sized crowd at Mammoth Mountain today as evidenced by the full parking lot.  There was no rock star parking today even for a late arrival.  It seems everyone who came to ski the mountain today stayed throughout the day so the closest parking […]

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ShareTweet Despite a larger weekend crowd at Mammoth Mountain on the weekend (Sunday)rock start parking was still found and the walk to the lifts was minimal today.  Cars were parked anywhere up to a quarter mile from the lifts.  It was another day, Mammoth could have opened the Stump Alley chair to provide another entry […]

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ShareTweet The day at Mammoth was a mix of conditions today depending on the section of the mountain.  Overnight freezing temperatures (at least at the higher elevations) kept the top of the Wipeout Chutes frozen solid.  Slightly lower on the mountain around Scotty’s and the Paranoid Flats the surface was more like corn snow and […]

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