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Mammoth 7-10 feet of snow!

It’s been absolutely dumping at Mammoth the last few days. Photo: Mammoth Mountain/Peter Morning

The Inertia

You read that right. Seven to 10 feet.

As storms have brought much-needed precipitation to many parts of California over the last few days, it’s been absolutely dumping in the Eastern Sierra.

As of Tuesday morning, Mammoth Mountain estimates between an 83-to-123-inch storm total since Saturday, or about seven to 10 feet.


Main Lodge at Mammoth Resort is currently closed “due to heavy snowfall and blizzard conditions” an alert at the top of Mammoth’s website reads. “Operations will be limited today. Avoid travel if possible,” it says.


In an Instagram post on Tuesday, the resort explained that CalTrans had instituted R3 tire chain restrictions for the town of Mammoth Lakes requiring all vehicles, even with four-wheel-drive, to have chains on. No exceptions.

June Mountain resort has remained closed the last two days due to heavy snow.



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