Powder & Cold make for a White Thanksgiving

11-24-2015 6:33PM – As of this hour we have moderate snow with a 22 at Main Lodge and a 16 up top.  At the 9000 foot level we have 2.5 inches of new snow. 

Winds are out of the SW 11-3o MPH at Main Lodge and WSW 64-84+MPH at the top of Mammoth Mountain.  

The NWS has issued a Wind Advisory and a Winter Weather Advisory.  

Looks like we could see 6-12 inches of new snow at Main with a foot+ in the powder fields of Mammoth over the next 36 hours.  Wednesday AM should be a perfect “riders of the storm” morning.

It’s Snowing in Mammoth Lakes and up on Mammoth Mountain. Happy Thanksgiving! Make sure to bundle up and have face…

Posted by Mammoth Mountain Snowman on Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Snow Report Summary: Mammoth now has a base of 2-3 1/2 feet from Chair 4 up to the top of Mammoth Mountain.  There are 72 runs open with chairs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 23 and G1 & G2 open from 8:30 am to 4 pm.  Please note Canyon and Eagle Lodges are closed for Thanksgiving. 

The snow surface on the groomed runs is now a firmer and carvable packed powder. Get an edge and be ready for a fast ride out there.  Get out at 8:30 for the best of the groomers. 

Off the groomers you will now find some nice wind pack on Dave’s, Cornice is getting groomed and they are also grooming a path down Scotties that leads to some great snow. 

Here are the photos Snowman took on 11-18-2015.  We will have fresh images along with some fresh Go Pro footage once we get the snow machine going on Tuesday. 

2015-11-24_0737More Mammoth Weather we still look on track to get 12-18+ inches of snow in the Powder Fields of Mammoth Mountain.

QPF or the water available to snowfall is doing what it has done for the last month. Going up right before the event takes place.

Snow ratios will start out at around 10-1 and then head up into the 15-1 to 20-1 range.

So we should be good to go with some great powder skiing and snowboarding Wednesday into Thanksgiving Day.  

It looks like at least a chance of snow showers into Saturday.  Then possibly a couple more systems for next week, before we get a break in the action.  That break looks to be about a week with more storms after that.   

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mammoth_mountain_11_18_2010769 Photos on Smug Mug – 11-18-2015

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