With the purchase of Mammoth Mountain by what is now Alterra Mountain Company, hopes were raised that there would be major capital improvements on the mountain. Although we all love Mammoth's hip 70's vibe, its safe to say that everyone is ready for a few modern updates to some of the dated and dingy infrastructure.
I recently got an email letting me know that our lockers at Canyon would inaccessible til November due to renovations so I drove by to see what was up. Whoo hoo! Canyon is temporarily shut down to accommodate a major facelift.
What exactly will be updated? Getting firm details has been a bit of a challenge. But even a glance at the building reveals that the large central stairwell has been completely removed. So when they say major, it looks pretty major to me.
Here's what I know:
I found these pics online of the projected Canyon updates.
If it looks half this good, I'm doing a happy dance.
Best of all, no Frogger, getting in the door!