There hasn't been this much snow on the slopes since . . . last season.
La Nina, while a season-long blessing for Lake Tahoe resorts and Mammoth Mountain, hasn't been nearly as kind as El Nino was to local ski areas--until now.
A series of Arctic storms have finally found their way south and the transformation from barren brown to bright white is now a reality.
The New Mountain High in Wrightwood on Wednesday morning reported 12 to 16 inches falling through the night and has received nearly three feet in the past week. Barring a heat wave, the resort will be open through April.