Big Pine, California: Giant Snow Beanie

Elevated replica of a knit snow beanie -- its sole purpose was to advertise the Mammoth brand in close proximity to the snowy Sierras.
US Hwy 395, Big Pine, CA
US 395/Main St., south end of town. There's a pull-out in front of the beanie.
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New colors for the beanie. The surroundings were smoky because of big wildfires here.

[Sheryl, 07/31/2018]


Giant Snow Beanie

The Giant Snow Beanie is still there as of April 2018, but the top half of the Beanie, the part with the pom-pom, is missing.

[laurie, 05/03/2018]

The style of the Beanie is changed every year. Perhaps you caught it in the middle of its annual makeover. Or we're entering Earth's frightening Post-Pom era.

Giant Snow Beanie

The style of the beanie changes each season in accordance with the real Mammoth beanie you can purchase on the mountain.

[atypql, 01/19/2018]


Giant Snow Beanie

The giant beanie is there in Big Pine. Passed by it Jan. 7, 2017.

[mike pz, 01/11/2017]

Snow beanie.

Giant Snow Beanie

Giant realistic knit-style snow beanie on a pole. US 395/Main St south end of Big Pine, CA.

[Matt Gordon, 06/28/2015]

A billboard in three dimensions (a side view reveals a squashed ellipse rather than a head-width circle). The Mammoth Stories website advises: " a style icon for tweens and rock it at your niece's birthday party"...

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