Great Snow, Sun & Mountain

by: tsmith - Jan 21, 2009

  • Overall Rating 4
  • Family Friendly 5
  • All Mtn. Terrain 5
  • Terrain Park 5
  • Nightlife 3

    Pros: You can spend the entire day skiing and not repeat a run.

    Cons: Weekend hordes from LA.

    Recommended For: Singles, Family Friendly, Empty Nesters

    Date Visited: Jan 1, 2009

Full review

I've been skiing Mammoth since I first discovered it thirty years ago. Drove up on a Friday and, by Sunday afternoon, twelve feet of snow had fallen. Moved there a year later.

There may be many great mountains to explore but nowwhere has the consistent snow, massive acreage to explore and get lost in, beautiful bluebird days and threeor four foot daily dumps. Open bowls!!! Great tree skiing!!! Hairy steeps!!! At the end of the day you are left with a smile that nothing can wipe off. Off slope is not the greatest, but, who cares. No matter where I go in the world I am always glad to get back to Mammoth.