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Mammoth Mountain ski resort

California, United States

Mammoth Mountain ski resort is located Mammoth Lakes, California. A mammoth vertical drop, huge snowfall and the sheer size of the terrain all add up to make this one of the biggest and best ski resorts in California and has made it one most visited ski resort in the Nth America.

The village of Mammoth Mountain ski resort is located at 2,424 m and the lifts lead you up to 3,369m and offers skiers and boarders with a 945 m vertical drop. 

The ski resort is a delightful mixed bag. Founded by Dave McCoy back in the 40s and 50s, Mammoth Mountain ski resort has retained some of its historic charm but you can also be assured of a top class lift system and snowmaking.

Mammoth Mountain ski resort is unquestionably one of the finest alpine skiing mountain in the world. An average of over 400 inches (that’s 33 feet!) of snow falls onto the mountain making the entire 3,500acres of skiable terrain enjoyable for all.

There is a great mix of terrain on offer at Mammoth Mountain ski resort. Novices are catered for with 25% of the trails, whilst intermediates have 40% with lots of well-manicured cruisers. Towards the top of the mountain, the runs get steeper. Advanced and expert riders are rewarded with steep chutes, mogul runs, bowls, and glades. The more advanced skies and boarders can choose from heart-pumping steep chutes, wide open bowls, tree skiing, bumps, gullies, or wide open, well groomed trails all easily accessible with 28 lifts. Mammoth Mountain ski resort is constantly upping the bar when it comes to their terrain parks, making it a point to keep features new every season. Skiers and riders can enjoy 150km of trails with plenty of off-piste terrain. Mammoth Mountain ski resort is ideal for park junkies with multiple terrain parks and pipes, including a mega super pipe!

When the snow starts to melt Mammoth Mountain ski resort arranges events in Mammoth Lakes range from summer festivals to high altitude races to celebrations of favorite winter sports. Visitors can also enjoy running and cycling in which enthusiasts can test their mettle at one of high altitude races, including the Mammoth Half Marathon, the June Lake Triathlon, and the Mammoth Gran Fondo.

The most expensive part of every ski trip is usually the accommodation costs. If you are looking to compare hotel prices and to book your accommodation for your next trip to Mammoth Mountain ski resort please visit our STAY page. We invite you to book directly online through our website.

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Total Trails: 90 km 55.9 mi

  • Easiest 13 km 8.1 mi | 14%
  • More Difficult 44 km 27.3 mi | 49%
  • Most Difficult 33 km 20.5 mi | 37%
  • Terrain Park Yes
  • Half Pipes Yes

Resort Stats

Peak elevation:
3369 m 11053.1 ft
Base elevation:
2424 m 7952.8 ft
Vertical Drop:
945 m 3100.4 ft
Total Trails:
90 km 55.9 mi
Longest Run:
4.8 km 3 mi

Lift Tickets

  • Day PassUSD 189
  • Kids Day PassUSD 76
  • Season PassTo Be Confirmed
  • Kids Season PassTo Be Confirmed
Prices check with resort for specials and discounts

Total Ski Lifts 25

  • Gondolas3
  • Chairlifts22
live cam

Snowmaking Yes

  • Mtn Snowmaking %20 %
  • No of Snow guns120

Snow Report

  • Last Snow:
  • 24hrs Snow
  • Base (natural):
-1 °C
-1 °C
SW44 km/h SW27 m/h


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