Mammoth Mountain opening weekend
Drop The Ropes
Mammoth Mountain opened November 8 to some "soul patch" strips of snow and overcast conditions, but by the end of the weekend those who stuck with it were treated to 12-24 inches of fresh snow.
Best Frends Forever
Rain or shine, full powder conditions or icy strips of death, when Mammoth opens, it draws heavy crews. Mark Landvik, Luke Mitrani, Alex Lopes and Spencer Whining prepare for their first runs.
Who else would it be? Look at that method. That's classic Lando style right there.
Jaeger Bailey breaks in the Unbound Terrain Park. Oh, Jaeger Bailey... Remember this?
Shayne Pospisil was on the Jersey Shore when Superstorm Sandy hit. It wrecked his hometown, and he had to leave the clean-up efforts to come to Mammoth's opening, which couldn't have been easy.
Mammoth local Chris Benchetler proves that the two-foot storm was not hype.
Nothing like a little butter on your powder muffin.
Those About To Rock
Why do so many people come to Mammoth's opening year after year? It's as much for the party as it is the snow. Nightly concerts with LA Riots, Sex Panther and the RZA anyone? Yes, please.