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Mountain High

Mountain High, just a little more than an hour and a half’s drive from L.A, is truly a skier’s and snowboarder’s escape. Nestled in the San Gabriel Mountains, it offers access to three distinct ski resorts within a mile’s distance from each another.

Triple Threat of Winter

From groomers to glades, and with activities like tubing and night skiing, Mountain High presents a unique SoCal vibe that’s just as much California as it is big mountain.  Not to be outdone, the resort is usually the first to open for the season and the only mountain in the SoCal region to offer night skiing all week long. Originally known for its world’s largest single ski jump, Mountain High underwent a dramatic transformation in the 90s, and has evolved into one of the leading California ski destinations that it is today.

Mountain High is split into three distinct areas: Mountain High West Resort, East and North Resort. Of the three mountains, West and is the most advanced and popular. The trails span ability levels there, and West features technical terrain and parks with top to bottom features that are custom-designed for freestyle riders. West is also the most youthful of the three areas, attracting crowds due to the many competitions, concerts and other on-mountain events.  West is also home to the resort's Children's Sports and night skiing; it's ablaze seven evenings a week during peak season.

The East Resort presents the highest vertical in California, with fantastic views of the Mojave Desert. Diverse terrain include glade skiing, groomed trails and mogul runs like the Olympic Bowl, which is the longest and steepest bump run in the region. Wide-open beginner trails can be found both on the top and the bottom.  

Right across the street from the West Resort, with more than 70 acres of gently rolling terrain, the North Resort is a good option for families with children, and also for beginners. Opened since 1941, North is the oldest and features real log cabins to explore. This is where you’ll find the North Pole Tubing Park, the largest in California with many open lanes at any given time throughout the season.

A single lift ticket provides access to all three resorts, and Mountain High provides free continuous shuttle service between the three. So you can park your car and forget about it, and easily navigate all three mountains in a day or so.

Off the Slopes

Free shuttles service runs between the parking areas all week long from morning to early evening so guests can easily navigate between West and East, and the North Resort is conveniently across the street. With world-class competitions and performances among huge crowds, and plenty of seasonal events, there’s always something exciting going on. The large North Pole Tubing Park provides another activity option for hours of fun for all ages, and The Magic Forest at the Enhanced Family Learning Center teaches kids about their environment using an interactive learning experience.  And for a meal with a breathtaking view atop an 8200-foot peak, nothing in the area beats the Grand View Bistro atop the West Resort.

Mountain High offers many lodging options from on-mountain cabins to hotel rooms and private residences and condos for rent in the village of Wrightwood, just three miles down the road.  Wrightwood also offers a handful of shopping and dining choices, or travelers can grab meal in Phelan on the way back to the city.

Getting There

Southern California's closest winter resort, Mountain High is about a 90 minute drive from downtown L.A., about 20 minutes off Interstate 15 with no mountain driving.

From Los Angeles, Orange County or San Diego:  Take any Interstate or Freeway connecting to Interstate 15 North. Exit Highway 138 West, and turn left on Highway 2 three miles past the town of Wrightwood.

From San Fernando and Antelope Valleys:  Take Interstate 5 to Highway 14 North. Exit Pearblossom Highway 138 East. Turn right on Largo Vista and follow the signs to Mountain High. The drive time from Highway 14 & 138 is 45 minutes.

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