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Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort is a jewel tucked in one of California's great wilderness and recreation areas. High in the Eastern Sierra Mountains where outdoor activities abound, it is truly an incredible place to visit. Every year thousands of people flock to this simply stunning resort for the great skiing, the fantastic amenities, and the professional, friendly staff. The area's striking peaks, high desert vistas, crystal clear lakes, and lush alpine meadows will hold you spellbound.

It's Called Mammoth for a Reason

A year-round destination that shines particularly in the winter months, this gargantuan resort will make your mouth water. There are 3,500 acres of land, 3,100 feet of vertical, over 150 named trails, 400+ inches of snow, 300+ days of sunshine and more than 25 lifts that transports the tens of thousands of visitors. In addition to traditional alpine skiing and snowboarding, the mountain offers 19 miles of excellently groomed cross-country and snowshoe terrain, Snowmobile Adventures through the Eastern Sierra backcountry, and luxurious Snowcat Tours with sweeping mountain views.

The mission here is simple, they aim to create lifelong skiers and riders by instilling in them a love of the mountain experience. That is why the outstanding team of professional AASI/PSIA certified instructors from around the world come year after year for the snow, mild temperatures, and abundant California sunshine. These instructors teach a variety of classes for groups, individuals, children, adults, beginners, and experienced skiers alike. Read what a snowboarder can expect with Snowboarding Zone.

Off the Slopes

From dog sled rides and ice skating to snowtubing, mountain tours and even miniature golf, there's plenty to do when the lifts stop! You must take the beautifully scenic gondola ride that whisks passengers high above the snow-covered Sierras. There is a small village and lodges at the resort, and a wonderful array of ski and snowboard repair shops, great shopping, dining, and drinking options. Find more to do in the area with Ski Experience.

Getting Here

The area is accessible in all seasons and is just a half-days drive from Southern California or just three hours from the Reno airport. Access from all directions via the scenic north-to-south US Hwy 395, running along the eastern edge of California's Sierra Nevada Range. There is also an airport that receives flights from nearby airports and eliminates the hassle of renting a car. There are a variety of shuttle services available directly to the resort.

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