What to know about changes at Mammoth Mountain due to COVID as resort opens for the season

Mammoth Mountain opened for the season on Friday -- a day earlier than expected because of recent snowfall.
MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. (KABC) -- Mammoth Mountain opened for the season on Friday -- a day earlier than expected because of recent snowfall.

The area saw a foot of fresh powder just this week.

Opening day looks different this year, with no traditional events because of the pandemic.

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Guests are also required to follow safety guidelines -- and buy all lifts and passes in advance.

Lift tickets are already sold out for the weekend.
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