4:45 PM 5-22-19 – Good evening it’s Winter in Spring on Mammoth Mountain with snow still falling.
Snow totals over the last 24 hours came up at 2-4 inches of new snow.
Skiing today was great with full-on winter conditions, the snow was falling heavy at times.
For tonight, we will see more snow showers with less than an inch expected.
Thursday look for more snow with 1-2 inches of accumulation. Highs will be in the mid to upper 20s. Winds will be west 10-25 MPH at times.
Friday through the Holiday weekend we expect a chance of PM snow showers each day. Snow levels will come up Friday to 8000-9000 feet and stay there into early next week.
Long range this crazy May pattern and the Winter of 2019 will be ending be later next week.
Road Conditions – Chains or Snow Tires are required from the Village to the Main Lodge at this time.
Here are the lifts and hours for the weekend Posted by Mammoth Mountain – Saturday 5.25-Monday 5.27 we expect to operate the following lifts from 7:30AM-3PM: Broadway , Stump Alley , Face Lift , Roller Coaster , High Five , Unbound , Cloud Nine , Gold Rush , Discovery , Chair 12, Schoolyard , Chair 23 and the Upper & Lower Panorama Gondola. The Canyon Lodge area will be open for parking and access to the hill. [ha
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What else is there to do after the lifts close at 2 PM?
Fishing Season: is now wide open in the Mammoth Lakes area below 8500 feet. Right now we advise you to fish at Convict or Crowley for the best experience. Local Creeks, Streams, and Rivers are running a bit high at this time.
Mountain Biking: roads and trails below 8000 feet are all melted out now. Above that, there is a mix of snow and dirt from 8000 – 8500 feet with all snow above that elevation. Rock Creek Canyon is in prime shape right now for both hill climbing and downhill.
Road Biking: is wide open below 8000 feet. Spring is a great time to ride down in the lower elevations before summers heat moves in.
Take a Walk: in Mammoth Lakes, you can walk all the paved trail sections with the exception of the Lakes Basin Trail above Twin Lakes.
Check out the Hyden Cabin now open daily off Old Mammoth Road across from the Park.
Scenic Drives: Take a drive up to June and drive around the loop, when heading back to Mammoth use the scenic loop to head back to town.
Gondola Rides: Nothing like a ride to the top if you’re not skiing or riding. Or ride to the top after 2 PM when they are closed for snow sports.
Camping: Is at the RV Park, campgrounds in and around town should be opening at the end of the month. Lakes Basin Campground will be slow to open with the heavy snowpack at 9000 feet and above.
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