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Closing weekend at Mammoth

After a record-breaking winter, Mammoth Mountain finally shuts down winter operations

Updated: July 3, 2011, 11:06 AM ET
By Jeremy Benson

This weekend, California's Mammoth Mountain closes after having a nearly eight-month-long opening season.

Mammoth opened for the winter on November 11 with a strong early-season base and throughout the year, an active La Niņa pattern brought storm after storm through the Sierra, leaving one of the deepest snowpacks in recent memory. The resort closes on Monday.

"We have more snow and a better park than any past summers I can remember," says Mammoth-based pro ...

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