Driving Directions to Mammoth Mountain Ski Area

Comprehensive and detailed driving directions so you can spend less time driving and more time skiing at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area.

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Mammoth Mountain Ski Area

Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort boasts an impressive 400 inches of annual snowfall and the highest summit elevation in the state of California at a height of 11,053ft. Located in the southwest corner of the volcanic Long Valley Caldera on the eastern edge of California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain Range; Mammoth Mountain lives up to its name by offering over 3,500 skiable acres and a 3,100ft vertical drop.

The resort is home to modern facilities, excellent terrain options, and an extended ski season that can sometimes last into July. The mountain has a variety of expansive bowls, tree skiing, wide open groomers, steep chutes and world-class terrain parks.

Most visitors stay in the town of Mammoth Lakes, California. The resort is a great starting point to explore the Sierra Nevada Mountains and is only about an hour drive from Yosemite National Park.

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Air Travel:

Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH) is serviced by Horizon Air From Reno, San Jose, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle

By Car:

The drive to Mammoth offers a spectacular tour of the Eastern Sierra. From the moment you hit the highway, you travel through one of the most beautiful portions of California. Valleys give way to mountains and energy builds until Mammoth Mountain looms in the distance. Access from all directions via the scenic north-to-south US Hwy 395, running along the eastern edge of California's Sierra Nevada Range.

Please check with Caltrans for pass and road closures during the winter.

From Southern California: You'll pass Death Valley, Mount Whitney and the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest. Take I-5 north to State Route 14 north to US 395 north to State Route 203 (300-375 miles).

From San Francisco: Arrive via Yosemite National Park in the summer. In winter take Interstate 80 to Hwy 50 to Kingsbury Grade cutoff to US 395 south to State Route 203 (320 miles).

From Nevada/Lake Tahoe: Drive through miles of scenic backcountry, Bodie State Historical Park and Mono Lake. Take US 395 south to State Route 203 (165 miles)

From Las Vegas: Tour the deserts interesting rock formations and old gold mining towns. One of several options is US 95 north to Hwy 266 west; turn slight left to State Route 168 to US 395 north to State Route 203 (310 miles).

Ground Transportation:

Mammoth Mountain's Sales department can help arrange transportation in addition to lodging and activities: 760-934-0629.

 

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