Mammoth Mountain slopes to remain open into August

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MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, Calif. – After a near record-breaking winter, Mammoth Mountain will remain open into August, KTLA reported Monday.

Ski resort officials previously said Mammoth Mountain would close after July 4. As of May 26, Mammoth had a base depth of 120 inches at the Main Lodge and 270 inches at the 11,053-foot summit, KTLA reported.

The resort received a total of 616 inches of snow over the 2016-17 season, most recently getting 1 to 2 more inches in mid-May. The resort’s record season – 668 inches in 2010-2011 – were followed by five years of drought.

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