Mammoth Weather
Who’s got a shovel? | Image: Mammoth Mountain

Perched on the eastern side of the Sierra Crest, Mammoth Mountain is uniquely positioned to receive the most snowfall on average within the state California. To explain the how and why of such epic powder, Mammoth Mountain recently employed the expertise of a NASA scientist, a weathercaster, a long-time Mammoth Mountain ski patroller and a professor of snow hydrology. Here’s what the experts had to say about the origins of Mammoth’s deep snowpack.

*Video courtesy of Mammoth Mountain

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