Category Archives: Skiing Safety at Mammoth Mountain

Tips, tricks, and techniques to make your visit safer to Mammoth Mountain and Mammoth Lakes.

Mammoth Mountain Ski Report for January 17, 2012 for Mammoth Ski Club – PRAYERS ANSWERED!!

Mammoth Mountain’s snow drought appears to be ending this week. Snow is forecast for this Weds – Sunday. Remember, there is no snow base on the closed runs now so you should not go there until after the 2nd storm … Continue reading

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How to Find a Lost Snow Ski in Deep Powder

Skiers treasure fresh powder. The deeper the better, right? But when the powder gets deep, it presents some problems. Like how do you find a lost ski when you fall and your skis release from your ski boots? I’ve had … Continue reading

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Mammoth Mountain Ski Report Jan. 29, 2011 for Mammoth Ski Club

I’m happy to report that snow is forecast to fall at Mammoth Mountain ski resort with a 30% chance of about an inch tonight, and a 90% chance of 3-7″ tomorrow, possibly more at the top of Mammoth Mountain. The … Continue reading

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Helmets Can Save Your Life While Snow Skiing

We have all heard the tragic stories of Sonny Bono, Michael Kennedy, Natasha Richardson, and this morning a snowboarder is in the news for suffering a fatal injury on the ski slopes. In this article I am going to give you … Continue reading

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Safety in Deep Powder at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area

Today I skied Mammoth Mountain Ski Area after they just got 10.5 – 15.5 feet of new snow. I skied today because it is supposed to snow this afternoon and tomorrow. You can read my post on Mammoth Mountain Snow … Continue reading

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How Do You Calculate Actual Temperature on Mammoth Mountain Including the Wind Chill?

I am often asked, “How can you calculate wind chill to evaluate what you should wear to insulate yourself to prevent frostbite?” If you think you can’t get frostbite at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, you are wrong. I have had the … Continue reading

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Skiing Safety- How Skiers Can Self-Arrest at Mammoth Mountain

I want to cover something that could save you from serious injury, or possibly save your life. Every year at Mammoth Mountain I see people fall on the upper slopes and slide at up to 60 mph, 1500 feet down … 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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