Mammoths spring pipe opens

Tue 19 May 09

Located above McCoy Station at an elevation of 10,000 feet, the new halfpipe boasts 22-foot tall walls and measures 400+ feet in length

Mammoth Mountain in California's legendary Spring Super Duper Pipe opens on Monday, May 18, 2009. Located above McCoy Station at an elevation of 10,000 feet, the new halfpipe boasts 22-foot tall walls and measures 400+ feet in length. Mammoth currently has terrain parks open on Forest Trail and Unbound Main, and a selection of jumps and rails will soon be added to the new spring park to complement the massive halfpipe ensuring that Mammoth will have a terrain park open until the last day of the season.

Mammoths 2009 spring halfpipe
Mammoths 2009 spring halfpipe
Photo: Mammoth resort

With a base depth of 4-8 feet of snow near Main Lodge (8,900ft) and 14-18 feet of snow at the summit (11,053ft), Mammoth’s legendary spring conditions are in full effect. Thanks to nearly 40 feet of snowfall throughout the 2008/09 winter season, Mammoth Mountain has extended its winter operations until at least June 14, and possibly later
 

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