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Snow Nymph's photos from Mammoth Mtn (2005-2006)

Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Nov 15, 2005 2:07 am

November 12-13, 2005 Opening weekend

Photos: http://community.webshots.com/album/504465089JmYIjc


Running over rocks with my board is like nails on a black board. The top was good, but a lot of traversing for me to get in and out on a board. Next time (2 wks) I'm using my really old rock board. The Witchcraft can be fixed.

A lot of partying on this trip . . . Champagne toast at 11am (I missed it), free hotdogs at 2pm (haven't had hotdogs in years, and it was yummy!), free beer, wine and h'orsdevours from 4-6 (good), then a BBQ at Snowman's place (great party!)

No snow in the forecast, so I'm hiking next weekend.
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Postby Skibum » Tue Nov 15, 2005 12:47 pm

Wish I could have made it!
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Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Nov 15, 2005 1:02 pm

Better to wait for more snow. Look at Joey-Bag-O-Donuts skis. A lot of skis/boards I saw looked like that. Mine is going in the shop, and I'll use my really old board until coverage is better. And let me know when you're in Mammoth so we can hook up!
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Postby Snow Nymph » Thu Dec 15, 2005 9:25 pm

December 10-11, 2005

Photos: http://community.webshots.com/album/521919207WapcBU

After opening weekend, we waited a month for more coverage on the mountain and it was worth it! No lines, and decent riding. A great weekend to be at Mammoth Mountain!
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Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:09 am

December 17-18, 2005

Photos: http://community.webshots.com/album/525500043zDZejE


Great riding on windblown on Saturday, broke the camera LCD screen when I fell, dinner with Doug395, party at Asandygal and Skiers, then rode powder all day Sunday! Great weekend! (except the camera)
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Postby doug395 » Wed Dec 21, 2005 12:44 pm

I like those frosty Sunday shots. After 3 days of skiing and digging my car out I was too pooped for powder on Sunday. How was your drive home, was there still snow on the road in Big Pine.
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Postby Snow Nymph » Fri Dec 30, 2005 5:35 pm

Been uploading photos at Looney Bean all afternoon.

Photos from first 5 days of vacation (Dec 22 - 26):

http://community.webshots.com/album/531916659zNNxIS


Its raining in town right now. :crybaby:
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Postby Skibum » Fri Dec 30, 2005 10:15 pm

Hey!

That home cooked meal looks just as good as anything from Whoa Nelli! :drool:

Blows me away the difference in snow pack from here just over the top to Mammoth! :crybaby:
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Postby Snow Nymph » Sat Dec 31, 2005 2:47 pm

Poured all night here, started snowing ~6am. Snowing on the slopes, lifts closed. We waited over an hour for chair 16 to open, and left when they told us it wasn't going to happen. Shortly after (noon), chair 8 closed. A tree by chair 8 was blown over, so if the wind can blow a tree over . . . .
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Postby Snow Nymph » Sat Dec 31, 2005 3:37 pm

Photos from Mono Lake on Sat, Dec 24th.

http://community.webshots.com/album/531963531JQPour


The road to South Crater was closed, so I went to Mono Lake for photos. Used two cameras that were 'not working right', so its all 'point & shoot' and see what comes out.
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