January 9, 2006 Current Conditions

A 10,000′ Ski Descent?

Finally made the pilgrimage to Mammoth this past weekend. Coverage was spectacular—Mammoth Mountain is claiming they’ve currently got the deepest base of any U.S. resort. But the big story was in Owens Valley, where the snow level from the previous storm dropped below 4000 feet. In fact, there was significant snow on the ground as (more...)...

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