11-4-2021 @ 9:54 AM – Good Thursday to you, and thanks for stopping by today.

If you’re coming up to the area you will find winter starts just above 8600 feet. Below that elevation, you will find it’s still Fall with lots of opportunities for non-winter activities.

Mammoth Mountain has opened early with a 1-3 foot base of machine-groomed snow. To get the full details on the snow conditions please check out the brand new snow report page. There are lots of details along with photos and video clips of the hill, use this link.

Today’s Weather: Checking in on conditions this morning, you will find clear skies over the area at this time. Up at Main Lodge, the temperature is 40 with an SSW wind at 22 MPH gusting to 45 MPH. Weather Data is not coming in from the top of Mammoth Mountain.

Down in Mammoth Lakes, the tempratures is 46 with winds out of the WSW at 9 MPH gusting to 25 MPH. Down in Crowley Lake, the temperature is 36 and down in Bishop, the temperature is 46.

Expect clear skies today with highs in the upper 40s to lower 50s on Mammoth Mountain. Winds will be SW 15-25 MPH with gusts to 40 MPH. To get the full area Weather Forecast go to the >>> Weather Center.


Daily Image from the Snowman and Team

Looking down the Face of Three last Friday 10-29
Looking down the Face of Three last Friday 10-29 – Click the Image for the full Photo Album

Ideas of Things to Do in Mammoth & the Eastern Sierra at this time.

Mammoth Mountain Scenic Gondola Rides Taking a ride to the top of Mammoth Mountain is an amazing experience. The views are breathtaking as you ride up and beyond compare once you’re standing at the top. Here is the link to learn more.

Mountain Biking Once the snow sets in over the high country the lower elevations are the place to ride. Lower Rock Creek and several areas out of Bishop will keep you busy riding on all winter if you like. Here is the link to more information on Mountain Biking year-round.

Fall Colors Bishop and the Round Valley have a mix of peaking and past peak colors right now. The colors show this year at the lower elevations has been just amazing.

Walk the Mammoth Lakes Paved Trails Over the years my kids and I have put in miles and miles on these paths. The paved paths have great views and also take you thru the forest and the Mammoth Meadow.

Mill Pond Park & Disc Golf A great place to hang out below the snowline. There is a full 18 hole disc golf course to keep you busy for hours. Got Kids? The park has a playground for energy output. Here is a link to the disc golf course map.

Snowshoe to Lake Mary When the road is closed you can snowshoe up into the lakes basin. Right now the Cross Country Skiing is closed so you have the road to yourself. Go mid-day when the snow has loosened up. You can rent snowshoes at a discount from Black Tie Ski Rental, use this link.

Hiking Here are some ideas of great places to get out and hike right now. Lower Rock Creek Trail, Convict Lake Trail, Sherwin Lakes Trail, Inyo Craters, Hot Creek Geological Site. The only place you will find snow is in the upper sections of the Sherwin Lakes Trail.

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Those are just a few ideas, use the To-Do menu at the top of the page for more ideas. We will be adding all sorts of new to-do items as full trip reports as we move forward here at Mammoth Snowman.  Exciting Times 🙂  Snowman…

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Author – 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. 

Snowman started blogging this information back in 1990 on the old Mammoth BBS system, then the RSN Forums and then on to MammothSnowman.com in 2004 with Video & Photo Blog report. (No YouTube back then). Facebook got added to the fold back in 2008 and then the Facebook Group in 2016. 

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