Mammoth Mountain Bike Report – August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022 – 10:00AM
Trails Open: 45
Daily Temps: Low 70s
Wind: PM Wind
Almost Too Much of a Good Thing
Last week’s pattern of monsoon moisture created some of the best riding conditions in years. Super tack dirt, mud, blasting through puddles… these are things which we hadn’t experienced in years. And it was incredible. However, late Thursday and Friday mother nature turned the hose in the sky up to 11, blasting Mammoth with multiple inches of rain in a very short period. Unfortunately, it was just a bit too much and our trail network suffered countless erosion issues around the mountain. Have no fear though, both trail crew and bike patrol were on it, running around the mountain opening up waterways, shoveling, draining and raking as fast as possible.
While we won’t be 100% open this weekend, we’re getting closer. Iconic trails like Off the Top, Shotgun and Brake Through (which were all heavily damaged) have been repaired and are now riding as well, if not better than before. Chain Smoke and Follow Me were also repaired and people reported how “all-time” they were mixed with giddy laughter. Check our lift & trail status page for current updates and take advantage of the dirt, it truly is exceptional out in the park.
Need a little TLC for your whip while in town? The Gear-Up is the place to go, accepting walk-ups and featuring all of the technical expertise you could ever desire. Located on the 2nd floor at the Mountain Center.
(From Mammoth Mountain)