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Photos of Mammoth Mountain prepare for early opening

Buckle up, skiers.

The storm that hit the state earlier this week left the High Sierra under a blanket of snow. Along with the snowmaking, Mammoth Mountain is on track to open on Friday, two weeks ahead of schedule.

Here’s a behind-the-scenes look as workers prepare for opening day.

Members of the Mammoth Mountain Ski Patrol make their way from the summit to groom the slopes

Members of the Mammoth Mountain Ski Patrol make their way from the summit to prepare the slopes for opening day.

(Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)

An aerial view of snow-capped Mammoth Mountain

An aerial view of Mammoth Mountain, which opens two weeks ahead of schedule thanks to recent snowstorms.

(Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)

Left, barback Cody Place works at Tusks Bar and Ben Werbner dries boots near Mammoth Mountain.

Left, Barback Cody Place is working to get Tusks Bar ready for Friday’s opening. That’s right, Berkeley’s Ben Werbner lays out his snowshoes to dry after hiking into the woods to carve some tracks.

(Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)

A snowplow grooms the slopes of Mammoth Mountain.

A snowplow grooms the slopes of Mammoth Mountain.

(Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)

Ski Police Officer Dan Friedman prepares to put up warning signs

Ski Policeman Dan Friedman pulls warning signs from a rack as the mountain team prepares for opening day.

(Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)

Florida resident Francisco Urrutia explores an abandoned ski resort on Mammoth Mountain on Wednesday.

Florida resident Francisco Urrutia explores an abandoned ski resort on Mammoth Mountain on Wednesday. The mountain will open to skiers on Friday.

(Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)

In front of the backdrop of a huge American flag, the employees of the ski area support at the valley station of the panorama gondola are talking.

Mammoth Mountain ski resort staff will be available for advice at the Panorama Gondola base station.

(Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)

A snow plow forms a ridge at the top of Mammoth Mountain

A snowplow forms a ridge on the Mammoth Mountain summit at 11,053 feet.

(Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)

Vincent Valencia sweeps around the mountain station of the panoramic gondola.

Vincent Valencia sweeps around the mountain station of the panoramic gondola.

(Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)

https://www.latimes.com/travel/story/2021-10-28/photos-mammoth-mountain-preps-for-early-opening-thanks-to-storms Photos of Mammoth Mountain prepare for early opening

Russell Falcon

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