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10:36 PM Friday, June 11th – Good morning and thanks for stopping by Mammothsnowman.com.

Checking in on current conditions as of this post at the top of Mammoth Mountain (11,053 Feet), the temperature is 43 with a WSW wind at 26 MPH with gusts to 35 MPH. 

At the Main Lodge and up in the Mammoth Lakes Basin the temperature is 51 with an SW wind at 8 MPH gusting to 22 MPH.

Down in Mammoth Lakes, the temperature is 63, in Crowley Lake, the temperature is 62, and down in the Bishop / Round Valley areas the temperature is at 67. 

Expect a 10-degree warm-up today with an additional 3-5 degrees of warming by Saturday at all elevations. Mammoth Lakes should be around 70 on Friday with the low to mid-60s in the Mammoth Lakes Basin. Down in Bishop, it will be hot and dry with highs in the 90s Friday.  

Next week there will be possibly more record-breaking highs Wednesday and Thursday. For our complete detailed forecast please use this link to the weather center.

Fire restrictions are now in place by the USFS and the Town of Mammoth Lakes has issued fire restrictions.

That means NO Campfires, Smoking, or BBQs anywhere in the forest except an established campground with an on-site host. You still need a fire permit to use a stove so be prepared to get fined if you do not have one.

Mammoth Mountain
Mammoth Mountain

Mountain Biking Season: The Mammoth Mountain Bike Park is now open with 13 lower mountain runs going and the shuttle service running out of the Village.

If your looking for a ride up the bike shuttle from the village to Main Lodge is the only access you have this week. This Friday they plan to add chair 16 and chair 11 for trail access. Then the following weekend Gondola 1 will be open for access for trails out of Mc Coy Station. 

Check out my weekly Eastern Sierra and Mammoth Mountain Bike Report at this link

Recreation, Roads, Camping, and What to Do: For the full details of what’s going on, what’s open, and the local’s tip of what to do, checkout out the East Side Recreation Report Page here.

Mammoth Mountain Snow Report: Winter Sports will resume on 11/13/21 with wind and weather permitting.

If you’re jonesing for snow check out our Mammoth Mountain Snow Report Page with videos and photos from the last couple of seasons, here is the link.

Make Sure We Can Keep In Touch: It’s happening all over the US, Internet Servers are coming under attack. 

The server we run this website on has had multiple lockouts in just the last 4 months.  

Make sure to get on my private email list today, so we can keep in touch if our website happens to go down for any extended period of time.  Click Here to sign up.


PS: **I am looking for an older used RV, I need a place to stay in Mammoth Lakes and the RV option is the only one left now. Please contact me asap if you’re looking to move out of or sell an older rig. Thanks 🙂 ** 


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Steve Taylor – The Mammoth Snowman Over the last 30+ years, Snowman has spent countless hours studying and learning about Mammoth Mountain Weather and Snow Conditions first hand. He has been skiing around the hill with marked ski poles since March of 1991 so he can measure the fresh snowfall amounts out on the hill. 

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