22nd March 2023
Mammoth Mountain in California has said skiing will continue into July. It is often open into the summer but this is the first time the resort has confirmed a season extension so early. NEW
With record-breaking snowfall in the area so far this season its set to be some of best spring skiing and riding the eastern Sierra has ever seen.
Mammoth Mountain has received 16.1m of snow this season and the resort is predicted to reach its season snowfall record of 16.96m in the next week.
Currently the snow is 7.7m deep at the summit of the mountain and 6.4m at Main Lodge.
The resort has announced all winter operations will continue to run until at least July and could extend further with no official closing date confirmed.
We have already reported on PlanetSKI of resorts in the USA extending their season.
The resort of Park City in Utah has just broken its record for snow:
Time to CELEBRATE! With 7″ in the past 24 hours, our snowfall total for the season is 500″! This is the MOST snowfall to date we’ve received in 49 years of record-keeping. What a season! pic.twitter.com/IDJQFdLiA5
— Park City Mountain (@PCski) March 22, 2023
Mammoth Mountain is on the Ikon Pass that has recently gone on sale for the season of 2023/24.
“This is great news for any skiers and snowboarders in the area and for those who are planning to visit as this is likely to be the best spring skiing and riding the eastern Sierra has ever seen,” said a statement from Mammoth Mountain.
Winter operations continuing also means that visitors to the resort can continue to take advantage of cross-country and Nordic skiing, snowshoe trails, snowmobiling, snowcat tours, sledding and tubing.
Resorts across California have seen huge amounts of snow this season, as we have reported on PlanetSKI:
With more snow expected in the coming weeks it is set to be a season to remember at Mammoth Mountain.
For more information on how to get to Mammoth Mountain at the moment and what lifts will be running visit the Mammoth Lakes Website: www.visitmammoth.com
This article was originally published by Planetski.eu. Read the original article here.