Skiers and Snowboarders took to Mammoth Mountain this morning in snowy weather for the annual first chair banner breakthrough at 8:30am. The resort received a dusting overnight and flurries continued into the afternoon, adding to a base depth of 12-16 inches. Loyal Mammoth goers were treated to $50 lift tickets and the first 50 people in line at the Broadway Express chair received free lift tickets for the day.
After the first chair, guests were welcomed by Mammoth Mountain Chief Operating Officer Greg Dallas, who spoke about the start of the season.
“Thank you for being here and sharing the excitement and passion of opening day with us,” said Dallas. “I want to thank everyone involved, especially our snowmakers, for making this another fantastic opening. Here’s to a great year!”
Crowds of guests also packed into Tusk’s Bar to participate in the now traditional Mammoth Brewing Company beer toast.
As far as runs go, Broadway Express is up and running with access to Broadway . For the freestyle skiers and snowboarders, the Upper Main Park is open and features 10 jibs and 1 jump.
For more information about Mammoth, including lift status, check out the resorts website.