Mammoth Snowman Report 5-20-2017

5-20-2017 – 9:22 AM – Good morning from Mammoth Mountain, we currently have clear skies.

Weather conditions for this weekend should see highs in the 50s with lows in the 30s at night.

Snow conditions are now full on spring conditions and should stay that way for the next week.

The upcoming week will offer up the perfect chance to get in some great spring skiing and snowboarding. There

We have new hours of operation, lifts will run from 7:30 AM to 3 PM now. If you like the firm carvable groomers get out at 7:30 AM.

For the softer snow follow the sun by starting out on the runs off of chair 2. Then work over to the chair 1 area and then up to the face of 3 and then the Cornice Bowl.

Lifts running this week (weather permitting) will be chairs 1, 2, 3, 6, 11, 23 and G1 and G2. More lifts will run over the weekend like 5, 10, 12, 13, and 14.

There is still a base of 140-290+ inches out on the hill. At this time we have heard the ski area plans to stay open thru July and possibly beyond.

Here at and our sister site Discover Mammoth we will keep you update year round of what conditions and weather our like. We are going to also be bringing back our Discover Mammoth Today videos reports twice a week.

Have a great day and I hope to see you this spring and summer here in Mammoth Lakes and out on Mammoth Mountain. I always have free stickers in my pocket so just say hello. We will ski you later, Snowman out!

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Photo Snow Report 

We will had some Winter last Thursday – Photo by Pam Spriggs
Deep Turns on the Wall – Mahyar Ebadi


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Who is Steve Taylor – The Mammoth Snowman? Over the last 30+ years, Snowman have spent countless hours studying and learning about mammoth mountain weather and snow conditions first hand.

Snowman started blogging this information back in 1990 on the old Mammoth BBS system, then the RSN Forums and then on to in 2004 with his Video & Photo Blog reports. (No You Tube back then)

Snowman has had his reports, videos and photos featured on both local TV Stations here in Mammoth, along with AP, Fox, ABC, CBS and NBC News. Learn more about the Snowman and our team here at at this link.


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