Monthly Archives: December 2012

Snow Condition Update – 12/11/2012

A little love from the windbuff gods in the Avy chutes this morning!

With a winter storm approaching on the horizon, the winds are kicking in on the mountain. Windbuff snow can be found all over the mountain today. I found myself playing around on the Avy chutes off of 22. But I began to hear of other places around the mountain that was seeing the same soft chalky conditions. Upper dry creek next to Climax, signline off of Climax and the hump in between the Wipeouts and [...]

Snow Conditions Update – 12/6/2012

Looking down at Avy 2. You don't see it much more filled in than this. Dec 3rd amazing windbuff top to bottom.

The last little system is blowing out and Mammoth Mountain stands stacked with snow! The skiing is amazing, and Friday December 7th (will prove that we have not only the best conditions in the nation but also the most snow in the nation) when Mammoth opens 100% of the mountain. That last big system dumped 4-6′ of wet heavy snow on the mountain. What does that mean? The top holds nothing but windbuff snow from [...]