All the stars aligned Friday, March 3rd.  Mammoth received 39 inches of snow on Monday & Tuesday, another cold storm blew in Thursday night with snow falling at the rate of two inches per hour.  Before ending Friday night, with temps in the teens, the storm dropped another 36 inches of snow onto Mammoth Mountain.  It was uncertain Friday while sitting behind the desk, when exactly the storm would push through allowing the mountain to open.  By Friday night it was apparent that Saturday would be a blue bird ski day with relatively calm winds & lots of powpow.  We had to go, had a beer, loaded the 4-runner and woke up at 2:45AM, arrived to Mammoth at 8:30AM.  Skied all day, Dragons Back & everything off of chair 23 were the highlights.  Waist deep powder with plenty of face shots.  We left Mammoth skied out & satisfied at 3pm, got back in the 4-runner drove 400 miles back to San Diego & called it a day.   As usual, camera comes out late in the day.  "The 18 hour Mammoth strike"

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