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THAT'S A WRAP - Katie Bamber, Senior News Reporter
Monday August 7, 2017 - Email this article to a friend

It's over folks - the US ski season of 16/17 is officially over. Mammoth Mountain, the last ski resort going strong, has stopped its lifts. NEW

Mammoth Mountain, California had 270 days of shredding this year.

And there's less than 100 days until the first day of next season.

It will all kick off again on 9th November.

Not bad at all.

PlanetSKI is already planning to be there in mid-November as the 2017/18 season kicks off. :-)

But what about the end of this season?

In August!

Mammoth end of seasonEnd-of-season troopers
























The conditionsThe conditions
























The mountainThe mountain on Sunday
























Nearly 16m of snow fell over the monster winter and the snowpack stood at 7.6 metres.

Rain fell on the snow on Saturday 5th August, but was left intact for its closing day.

Beautiful weather graced the last day and riders were in t-shirts and shorts.

It's a one-of-a-kind opportunity to be able to ski through to 6th August and spirits were high:








But all good things come to an end.

Last day ridersLast day riders
























Mammoth Mountain is one of the many resorts that has just been acquired by Aspen Ski Co.

For this coming season it is to run as normal.

No changes will be made.

Read more here on the huge deal that has shaken the ski industry in North America.
The countdown begins: 95 days to go...

#Januburied the snowiest month on record in Mammoth#Januburied the snowiest month on record in Mammoth
























Mammoth MountainMammoth's endless winter now on break...
























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