17th May 2022
Skiing and snowboarding is going to carry on in the US resort until at least June 5th as great late season conditions continue. A few other resorts in North America are hoping to remain open for the next few weeks. NEW
Mammoth Mountain in California has seen fresh snow in April and May.
It has therefore decided to keep going on a daily basis.
The total for snowfall this winter season is 6.6m, and the top of the resort currently has a claimed 1m base.
Mammoth Mountain has even stayed open into early August a few times.
Other resorts are also planning to be open into June including Arapahoe Basin in Colorado, where skiing and snowboarding continues.
In Utah Snowbird closed last weekend.
See here for our earlier report on resorts still open in the USA:
Further north in Canada Sunshine Village near Banff in Alberta, Canada, is preparing for its legendary Slush Cup this weekend:
The USA has seen record numbers of ski visits this season according to a recent report from the National Ski Areas Association, NSAA.
It has reported record visitation at US ski areas for the 2021-22 season – a total of 61 million skier visits.
This is an increase of 3.5% over last season.
See here for our full report:
Here at PlanetSKI we’ll keep you posted as skiing and snowboarding continues in North America…