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While we’re getting slammed by the rain here in Orange County, Mammoth Mountain has been hit by snowstorm after snowstorm â€“ and the piles of fun fluffy stuff have added up to make it the ski resort with the most snow in the world.
Those looking about five hours north for their winter vacations will be given the gift of powder at the popular resort.
Mammoth already passed the mark of being the snowiest December on record since 1969, and was touting its claim to the most snowfall in North America a few days ago. But according toÂ Â Â …Â Details
The Earth has once again reached the apex of its annual wobbling, which is to say that it’s ever so sunny and warm down below the planetary waistline, and oh so cold and dark above.Â That’s right, the Winter Solstice is upon us, and the holiday festivities abound for keeping us all…Â Well if not “Happy,” at least less sullen.Â Let’s face it:Â Winter’s gloom can be hard on the emotionally solar-powered, and many boaters are, dare we say, photophiles?
Some folks, on the other hand, thrive in colder-than-cold weather and long dark nights.Â They see Old Man Winter’s annual visit as an opportunity to bundle up, break out the big kid toys, and hit the slopes or the ice.Â In this case, as you can see, these hardy souls view a good hard freeze as an opportunity to raise sail, and perhaps raise a little Hell at the same time.Â After all, ice sailing is not for the faint of heartÂ Â …Â Details & Pictures