6-15-18 @ 7:00 AM – Good day from Mammoth Mountain.
This will be the last weekend for skiing and snowboarding, what a crazy season it was. Snowman is already looking forward to the next one.
This weekend expect mostly clear skies with a cooling trend, highs at Main will be in the 6o’s today dropping into the 50s over the weekend.
Expect gusty winds today with gusts to 10-30+ MPH at times. Winds will also be gusty on Saturday and then back off a bit on Sunday.
Perfect weather for some spring Skiing/Snowboarding or Mountain Biking. Not bad for hiking, walking and fishing as well.
So what’s open for the last weekend of snow sports? Runs open are Center Bowl, Saddle Bowl, Cornice Bowl, and Gremlins Gulch. Lifts open are chairs 3, 23 and the lower Gondi. It’s spring skiing and snowboarding with the snow getting all soft by 8:30 to 9 AM.
Looking at the Bike Park the shuttle bus is running from the Village to Main, Chair 11 will open today as will the lower Gondi for Bike access. All lower Mountain Trail are open with some mid mountain trail opening out of MC Coy this morning.
With no rain or snow in the last couple weeks things are starting to get a bit dry out there. Trails have been raked out and our in perfect shape. Time to plan you mountain bike trip to Mammoth.
Lot’s to do beyond the spring skiing these days.
Hiking below 9500 feet is now wide open. Try a hike around Convict Lake or a hike to the Sherwins Lakes. Yes there are some snow patches up to the Sherwins. Trails in the Lakes Basin are starting to melt out with just a few snow patches left.
As for Mountain Biking, all the USFS trails are now open and 100% clear of snow.
Fishing season is WIDE open now and we’re are seeing lot’s of big fish getting pulled out of local lakes and creeks.
The town’s paved trail system is all melted out from the skate park to the upper lakes basin.
Camping is now wide open with the road to Reds opening up today at 5pm with most of the campgrounds also opening up.
Ski Ya Later Snowman out…..
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