Mammoth Mountain Winter Outlook 2013-2014 – First Call

mammoth-lakes-pines-cones38-5-2013 – First off it’s way to early to make a call on next winters weather, but we always do anyway.

Snowman is more like the natives and takes a look at the plants and trees.

The Fir Trees are always the first thing I watch.  This summer we have massive cones forming on them and they are peaking out early.

I have never seen a drought year follow these massive cones when seen in July and August. Looking at my notes from over the years, 65% of the winter’s that follow are above average while 35% came in at 90-110% of the average.

For now I am going to enjoy this epic summer, but I got that feeling that it’s going to DUMP this upcoming winter on Mammoth Mountain.

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Get your wood piles ready early and get in shape now for all those endless powder days that are sure to come at some point in time.  I just hope it’s 2013-2014 when that happens once again.  That big winter of 2 years ago seems like so so long ago.

Snowman out….

PS:  The Mammoth Weather Dweeb says that when he see’s trofing in August it’s a good sign of things to come for the upcoming winter.   cpc_NAM_f120wbg