Monthly Archives: November 2010

Mammoth Mountain Snow Conditions for Nov. 29, 2010

Today dawned a beautiful day at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area. Most of the Holiday crowd is gone, and now the whole mountain is open. The base depth is 4-7.5 feet which is measured at Main Lodge. Mammoth Lakes weather is … Continue reading

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What Are the Different Ways that Skis Are Made?

I learned last year that how your skis are constructed makes a difference in how they ski and how long they will last. Here are 3 basic ways that skis are made. The first way is a cap ski. A … Continue reading

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Mammoth Mountain Snow Conditions Nov. 28, 2010

Just a short post today. Mammoth Mountain Ski Area got 9-15″ of new snow last night over a 4-8′ base. The winds weren’t too bad today, and it even cleared later in the day. Snow conditions at Mammoth Mountain are … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Hands Warm on Really Cold Days at Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area can have nice sunny days, and it can have cloudy, cold and windy days. So how do you insulate your hands from the cold on days where the wind chill is below 0? I’ve tried all … Continue reading

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Mammoth Mountain Snow Conditions for Nov. 27th, 2010

Another storm is hitting Mammoth Mountain Ski Area right now. I checked the McCoy Station webcam since I am not skiing today, and it looks like it snowing hard with limited visability. This new storm should leave about 1 foot … Continue reading

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Mammoth Mountain Snow Conditions Nov. 26, 2010

The skies were blue again today, and the roads were clear. There was a thick fog over Hwy 395 near Lake Crowley, but once you got to the airport, it was clear from there on. The crowds were lighter than … Continue reading

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Mammoth Mountain Snow and Road Conditions Nov. 25, 2010

Today we awoke to another blue bird day. Drove to the Main Lodge, and Hwy 395 was clear to the Mammoth Lakes turnoff. The chains required signs started at Whiskey Creek for those headed to Canyon and Main Lodges. The … Continue reading

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Mammoth Mountain Snow and Road Conditions Nov. 24, 2010

The roads were surprisingly clear this morning considering all the recent snow storms. The skies were blue at dawn, and the chain requirements began at the top of the Sherwin Grade. You gotta love Mammoth Lakes weather! Hwy. 395 was … Continue reading

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Mammoth Mountain Snow Conditions for November 23, 2010

Another cold storm is hitting Mammoth Mountain Ski Area just in time for Thanksgiving. They now have a 4-7 foot base, and it is going to be great skiing over the Thanksgiving Holiday. If you don’t have plans to come … Continue reading

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Can You Get Frostbite from Mammoth Mountain Weather?

The short answer is “Yes”. Two years ago, my daughter was skiing with the Mammoth Mountain ski team, and I had an event I was leaving to speak at in Orlando, Florida. It was snowing all day, and my nose … Continue reading

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