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


  • 11053ft
  • 3100ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 7953ft


  • 3
  • 0
  • 2
  • 9
  • 1
  • 6
  • 4
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  • 25


  • Beginner Runs


  • Intermediate Runs


  • Advanced Runs


  • Expert Runs


  • Runs


  • Terrain Parks


  • Longest Run

    3 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    3500 ac

  • Snow Making

    700 ac


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With the highest summit elevation in the state of California at 11,053 feet, Mammoth Mountain lives up to its name! Mammoth Mountain is home to several distinct base areas, including Main Lodge, Canyon Lodge, The Village, Eagle Lodge and The Mill.

Most visitors stay in the town of Mammoth Lakes, which offers up restaurants, bars and plenty to do for those seeking a nightlife scene. Being situated within hours of Yosemite National Park, Lake Tahoeand June Mountain, the resort provides a great starting point to explore the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Where Is Mammoth Ski Resort Located?

Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort is in the southwest corner of the volcanic Long Valley Caldera on the eastern edge of California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain Range about 330 miles west of San Francisco and 310 miles north of L.A.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/09/201907/26/2020
  • Days Open Last Year
  • Years Open
  • Average Snowfall


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Mammoth Mountain averages an impressive 400 inches of annual snowfall, making for one of the longest ski seasons in the country. In the winter of 2017, the resort was open from November to early August! Living up to its name, the resort offers 3,500 skiable acres, 3,100 feet of vertical drop and longer runs. The mountain is great for all levels, with options ranging from expansive bowls, tree skiing, wide groomers, steep chutes, halfpipes and a world-class Unbound Terrain Parks.

Mammoth Terrain

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

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

Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort is home to the award-winning 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 and progression from beginner to expert freestyle terrain and span Main Park, Forest Trail, South Park, Transition Park and Jibs Galore to make for easy access.


  • The Stove - Mammoth Tradition for 40 years, John & Victoria Farber invite you to enjoy all the breakfast classics plus some new healthier options. Located off Old Mammoth Road, it is in the heart of Mammoth Lakes and a short drive from the base of the resort. 644 Old Mammoth Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Base Camp Cafe proudly serves food to fuel to do the things you love! This café serves American style food with vegetarian friendly options. Located right off Main St at the base of the mountain. 3325 Main Street, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546


  • Located on the Summit, Eleven53 Cafe offers a delicious, but speedy option. There is a food court offering Asian inspired noodle bowls, Indian wraps, and classic kid favorites. Arguably better than the food is the view! 10001 Minaret Road, Suite 4300, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Toomey’s is a fun and unique place located in the heart of the village. While the menu offers a wide range of options they are known for their seafood dishes and love for the Kansas City Royals. If you are in the mood for lobster taquitos or seafood jambalaya, this is the place for you. 6085 Minaret Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546


  • Campo Mammoth is a rustic Italian gathering place in the heart of the village. Their hand crafted, wood-fried Neapolitan pizzas are a great way to enjoy date night or a family dinner. Other options are available on the menu that celebrate local and seasonal ingredients. 6201 Minaret Road #240, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • With a daily Happy Hour from 5 pm to 6 pm, Mountainside Bar & Grill is a family-friendly place to eat once your day on the mountain is done. The grand mountain views and high ceiling will give you a rustic cabin feel while you chow down on their variety of burgers. 10400 Minaret Road, Suite 1200, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

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Mammoth Mountain Ski Area Reviews

Rick B
30th September 20195
Been skiing this mountain since the early 1950's and still find new runs every year.Full review
Brian Grapilon
21st March 20195
Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort has all the elements of a world-class resort! From the moment one arrives to the time of departure...Full review
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