Related Regions: Sierra Nevada, Southern California, California, United States, North America

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area Skiing

Closed
Season Start/End: 11/10 - 7/ 3
Elevation
:
7952ft - 11052ft
Trails
:
25%| 40%| 20%| 15%
Lifts
:
28
Lift Tickets
:
N/A
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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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Terrain

There are multiple terrain options to explore at Mammoth Mountain. The resort truly is of mammoth proportions with over 3,500 skiable acres to explore. An extensive lift system transports skiers to a great mix of terrain with 25% beginner, 40% intermediate and 35% advanced and expert trails.

Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort is situated on the north side of Mammoth Mountain and receives an average of four hundred inches of snowfall a year. The resort sits at a high elevation that ensures better snow quality and provides visitors with sweeping views across the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains.

The top of the mountain is home to steep chutes and mogul runs combined with expansive bowls and glades. The resort is also has world-class terrain parks that are internationally renowned and frequented by many professionals.

Inside Scoop

Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort is home to the Unbound Terrain parks, where the top pros in extreme snowboarding and skiing come to train. The terrain parks offer facilities aimed at creating a seamless transition from beginner to pro terrain.

Elevation

  • 11052ft
    Summit
  • 3100ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 7952ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 3
  • 0
  • 2
  • 9
  • 1
  • 6
  • 4
  • 3
  • 28
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    25%

  • Intermediate Runs

    40%

  • Advanced Runs

    20%

  • Expert Runs

    15%

  • Runs

    151

  • Terrain Parks

    13

  • Longest Run

    3 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    3500 ac

  • Snow Making

    700 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 11/10/2016
  • Days Open Last Year: 243
  • Projected Closing: 07/03/2017
  • Years Open: 63
  • Average Snowfall: 400"

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Mammoth Mountain Ski Area Reviews

  • p.s.n


    • 1
    12th March 2016

    Full review

      Poor customer service. Lousy food in lodges. Rude employees. I never bring my family again. Not family friendly.
     
  • strictlygrizz


    • 5
    11th March 2016

    Full review

      Sounds like it's pretty dangerous out there tomorrow! Due for 9 of fresh pow. Sharks are sure to be out. Please avoid...
     
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