Give Michaelangelo some marble, and you’ll probably get a sculpture. Give him some late-spring snow and a snowcat, and he might be Mammoth Mountain’s Director of Slope Maintenance and the Unbound Terrain Parks, Scott Cherry. Cherry organizes the resort crews that keep Mammoth and its terrain parks open long after other ski areas have already shut down and transitioned toward […]
Every ski resort in the world now seems to offer terrain parks. Once the domain of a select few resorts, the emergence of twin tips in the late 90s made fun parks increasingly popular. It is great that terrain parks are attracting more and more skiers but it is important to observe the park rules, especially since snowparks are more […]
For those of us accustomed to Northern Hemisphere winters, skiing in the Southern Hemisphere can be… disappointing. That’s not to say there aren’t awesome turns to be found, but the snow is generally a lot less consistent and of varying quality. Resorts tend to be smaller, usually with only a handful of lifts, and normally require some kind of drive […]
Brought to you by 10 Barrel Brewing Report from Saturday, January 16, 2021 Crested Butte, CO is offering chalk, bumps, hardpack, and responsive snow. Although it has not significantly snowed in several weeks, the snow is skiing exceptionally well with few icy spots. Crested Butte has a 30″ base depth and an 83″ season total so far. Temperatures have been […]
Lee Canyon, Nevada, is opening today, December 11, 2020 for the 2020/2021 ski season. Lee Canyon is just 45 minutes outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. Lee Canyon’s website is not currently listing open lifts and trails but says they are open today. According to their Facebook Page, all lifts are expected to run. This morning they also announced that they […]
Mountain High Resort is located in Wrightwood, California, just an hour and a half from downtown Los Angeles. Mountain High comprises three resorts: The East Resort, The West Resort, and The North Resort. Each has its own purpose of making the resort well rounded. Between these three resorts, there are 290 acres of skiable terrain, 1,600 vertical feet, 14 chairlifts, […]
Mammoth Mountain, CA Terrain Parks Are Absolutely Firing Right Now… And They’re Open Until July 7th!
Great news Mammoth park fans… the resort are aiming to keep the lower main park open until July 7th. That’s insane! Lower Main Park currently has 2 jumps and 11 jibs, Forest Trail has 2 jumps and 12 jibs. Our goal is to keep lower Main Park open through July 7. 🤞 The Mammoth Mountain parks are awesome right now. […]