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Quick Facts
Advanced Terrain: 20%
Average Annual Snowfall: 384 Inches
Base Elevation: 7,953 Feet (2479.1 Meters)
Beginner Terrain: 25%
Expert Terrain: 15%
Intermediate Terrain: 40%
Number of Lifts: 27 1 Six-pack, 9 Quads (8 high-speed detachable), 7 Triples, 5 Doubles, 3 Gondolas and 2 Surface lifts (2 pomas)
Number of Runs: 150 named trails
Skiable Acres: 3,500 Acres
Snowmaking Acres: 477 Acres 33% of mountain
Summit Elevation: 11,053 Feet (3445.4 Meters)
Vertical Rise: 3,100 Feet (966.3 Meters)

General Information

Skiing Mammoth
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Skiing Mammoth
Description - Its unique combination of elevation and location on the east side of the Sierra grace Mammoth with an average snowfall of 385 inches (32 feet) and one of the longest seasons in the country. Skiing and snowboarding from November well into May, and some years as late as July, makes Mammoth the place to be early and late season for the best conditions. In fact, the conditions are amazing all season, thanks to Mammoth's renowned snowmaking and grooming crews, providing each skier and snowboarder the ultimate terrain experience whether they are riding off the top or off the lip.

Mammoth Mountain is known for world class skiing and snowboarding but during the summer months, Mammoth lives up to its reputation as North America's favorite year round resort. The real beauty in Mammoth comes after the snow melts, when mountain lakes thaw beneath crystal blue skies and California sunshine. With sunny days and scenic vistas that extend for hundreds of miles, Mammoth delivers a truly refreshing experience for those seeking outstanding outdoor recreation and utter respite from the urban world. There are plenty of activities to enjoy in Mammoth Lakes including hiking, fishing, biking, golfing, climbing, shopping, dining, and most importantly relaxing.

Attractions - Mammoth is the mountain that lives up to its name: 3500 skiable acres, 3,100 feet of vertical, 3 terrain parks, 3 halfpipes, 27 lifts and 300 days of sunshine. Mammoth's base facilities offer all the amenities for a day on the slopes in three convenient access points to the mountain. Lift ticket sales, equipment rentals, slopeside dining, apres bars, and shopping are available at Main, Canyon, and Little Eagle base lodges. Ski-in/ski-out accommodations are also available for the ultimate in luxury and convenience. There's something for everyone at Mammoth Mountain.

Recreation - There are many activities to enjoy in Mammoth during the winter in addition to skiing and snowboarding. Guests of all ages will find a wide range of activities to enjoy including snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, sleigh rides, ice skating and more.

There are plenty of summer activities to enjoy in Mammoth Lakes including hiking, fishing, biking, golfing, climbing, shopping, dining, and most importantly relaxing.

Climate - With 300 sunny days per year, Mammoth Mountain is what California skiing is all about. Due to its unique location in the Sierra, Mammoth is also graced with over 30 feet of snow annually. Fast moving storms allow the area to enjoy the best of both worlds: snow and sunshine.

Location - Mammoth Mountain is located on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, 150 miles south of Reno.

From Los Angeles - US 395 north to Hwy. 203 (at Mammoth Lakes Junction) - 307 miles. From Reno - US 395 south, to Hwy. 203 - 168 miles. From San Francisco Area - Interstate 80 or Interstate 50 to US 395 south, to Hwy. 203 - 320 miles.

Seasonal Information:
Winter Season: November through June.

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Cross-country Skiing Cross-country ski opportunities available
ICON Downhill Skiing 3,500 acres of ski/snowboard terrain
ICON Snowboarding 3,500 acres of ski/snowboard terrain
ICON Snowshoeing Snowshoeing available.

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Contact Information:
Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, P.O. Box 24 , Mammoth Lakes, CA, 93546, Phone: 800-MAMMOTH

Additional Information:
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