Mammoth Mountain’s Big Winter Kick Off

By Jardine Hammond
Photos by Peter Morning

There's no stopping summer from packing it up, but what Mammoth Mountain has in store for opening weekend and their Big Winter Kickoff brings winter in with a blow out. Besides the actual snowboarding part, there will be four new snow video premieres, a red carpet magazine launch party, Sundeck parties, giveaways, and a show with Black Lips and Ra Ra Riot to kick off the season's Concert Series. YES, Black Lips and Ra Ra Riot. In Mammoth.


On snow will be a who's who in the world of pro shredding, with riders sorting out their latest gear and strapping in for the first of the Mammoth show. Team riders Kimmy Fasani and John and Eric Jackson will be there, all supporting their perspective movies and taking part in the nightlife shenanigans.

"The best part about opening weekend in Mammoth is the big reunion of friends that come to celebrate winter and there are so many events happening to get everyones energy up!' Says Fasani. "I'm really excited about the snow movie premiers and the fun concerts. I can’t wait."

What happens in Mammoth may stay in Mammoth but you definitely don't want to miss out on one epic opening weekend there.  For more info, go to


Thursday, November 10, 2011

8:30am—First chair of the 2011/12 season!

7pm—DC Snowboarding presents the premiere of TB20 by Standard Films and Good Look by People Films at Hyde Lounge

9pm-Late—The After Party with DC Snowboarding at Hyde Lounge


 Friday, November 11, 2011

Noon—Après – Live music on the Main Lodge Sundeck

7pm—Unbound Magazine Volume 2 Launch Party at Hyde Lounge

10pm—Late – After Party with Mammoth Unbound!


Saturday, November 12, 2011

7:30pm—Premiere of The Peddie Files by Peter Line + Eddie Wall presented

by Vestal in the Village at Mammoth

8pm—Burton Snowboard’s “Standing Sideways” lm in The Village at Mammoth

9pm—Mammoth Concert Series presents Black Lips and Ra Ra Riot at Canyon Lodge

11:30—Close – Official After Party


Sunday, November 13, 2011

Noon-Après—Hangover helpers with DJ SlipMatt on the Main Lodge Sundeck