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Mammoth Mountain Ski Area Resort Reviews

by: zakk - 9th March 2009

  • 5
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert
  • 5All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 4Family Friendly
  • 5Aprés Ski
  • 5Terrain Park
  • Overall Value
huge, awesome mountain, great staff
LA attitude, tough to get in the winter

Full review

Sitting around after Thanksgiving Dinner, the wife and I were longing for some snow. I had my laptop and found the Mammoth was open. We headed home that night and grabbed the boards, packed up, and left first thing the next morning. Driving down 395 from Tahoe was an experience, we took the long way to get there. Great scenery and a great drive. Arriving at Mammoth, it was an absolute blast staying on the mountain. The kiddie park was great for me to start learning jumps and boxes. The terrain was all over the place from huge, steep runs to easy greens to help my wife learn to link turns. It was easily one of the best trips always. A few instances of the LA attitude you heard about, but the place is so big and the staff so cool is easy just to cruise the mountain and enjoy the ride. Nothing at all I'd change of this mountain. Not one thing.

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