Discover Mammoth Today

9-19-2017 – 8 AM- Good Morning from Mammoth Lakes, it’s a very windy day today.



Right now we have gust to 40 MPH in town and over 70 at the top of Mammoth Mountain.

Highs will be in the 60s in town today with 50s at the bike park and up in the lakes basin. Lows are now in the 40s at night.

Look for a 10-15 degree drop in highs and lows over the next few days. Wednesday night into Thursday we have a chance for a dusting of snow and some snow showers.

The Mammoth Mountain bike park is now 100% open. Park hours are from 9AM – 5PM, chair 16 and 2 also run Friday – Sundays. 

Fall Colors: A few leaves have started to change over and all the ground cover is yellow. Best time’s to see Fall Color is the last weekend of September into mid October. As colors start to change we will update you with the best locations to see color. 

Winter Sports start up again in 51 days, time to get in shape if you’re going to Ski or Snowboard this season. To get the full details of what is coming up for the new winter season check out the new

Late this week we will be bringing back our Discover Mammoth Today Reports so check back late on Monday for a full video report from Mammoth Lakes.

Mammoth Lakes Paved Trails are in great shape and are a great place to take a walk, run or bike ride. The best trail is the Mammoth Lakes Basin IMHO. Ride the shuttle up to Horseshoe Lake and ride 3.5 miles back to town.

Most trails below the 10,500 foot level are now melted out so lot’s to start choosing from if you want to hike.

The Mammoth Mountain Bike Park is open with riding off the top to the bottom, 3000 vertical feet of downhill fun.

Inyo Forest Bike Trails are also now all open with 100% snow free access. These trails tend to get warm mid day so ride them during the am hours. Here is the link to learn more about these trails:

All local Golf courses are open as is the Snow Creek Driving Range. Nothing like golf at 8000 feet.

PS: If you want to chat with the people who use this web site and share your own videos and images join our Mammoth Snowman Facebook Group. Here is the link to join the Mammoth Snowman Facebook Group. We also have a Fan Page on Facebook you can get to via this link.

Horseshoe Lake with the Mammoth Crest behind – Photo Steve Taylor



Who is Steve Taylor – The Mammoth Snowman? Over the last 30+ years, Snowman have spent countless hours studying and learning about mammoth mountain weather and snow conditions first hand.

Snowman started blogging this information back in 1990 on the old Mammoth BBS system, then the RSN Forums and then on to in 2004 with his Video & Photo Blog reports. (No You Tube back then)

Snowman has had his reports, videos and photos featured on both local TV Stations here in Mammoth, along with AP, Fox, ABC, CBS and NBC News. Learn more about the Snowman and our team here at at this link.