Plan an Unforgettable Trip to Mammoth Mountain

Outdoor & Adventure

Enjoy a snow sport trip at California’s finest ski resort. Whether it be skiing, snowboarding or tubing, there’s something for everyone at Mammoth Mountain.

Mammoth Mountain is California’s crown jewel. At 11,053 feet it’s the highest lift-served summit in the state and legendary for its deep, high quality snow, incredible views and a season that stretches into June. There’s plenty of stoke to go around with 300 days of sunshine and 350 inches of snowfall per year. Explore 3,500 acres of skiable terrain that combine a world-class big mountain experience with West Coast fun.

Mammoth Mountain offers something for everyone – big mountain skiing and riding, snowmobile adventures, high-speed snow tubing, cross country skiing, and an array of boutiques, fine dining and lively watering holes.

Mammoth Mountain – Slope to Slope

  • 3,500 skiable acres
  • 350 inches of snowfall on average per year
  • 175 runs
  • 13% beginner, 27% intermediate, 47% advanced, 13% expert
  • 25 lifts in total
  • 9 high-speed quads
  • 2 high-speed six-packs
  • 3 high-speed gondolas

Where to Stay at Mammoth Mountain

To make your mountain stay as comfortable as possible, Mammoth offers an array of lodging options to suit your needs. From pitching a tent in the woods to full-on luxury with resort-style pampering services and amenities, Mammoth Mountain has it. There’s also plenty of dining opportunities to please every palate. From The Village to Old Mammoth Road, Mammoth guests can choose from over 60 different restaurants or cafés featuring everything from classic American to your favorite international eats.

The top of California at your doorstep? Sure, when you stay slope side at the Mammoth Mountain Inn, the only hotel at Main Lodge for over half a century. The Inn provides skiers’ and snowboarders’ paradise with the ultimate entry point to slopes in winter, backcountry in summer, and a 2,000-foot vertical advantage over everyone else in town.

Shroud yourself and loved ones in the timeless luxury of Tamarack Lodge & Resort. The lodge balances rustic charm and modern elegance to ensure that every minute – indoors and out – counts. Spend an evening at the renowned Lakefront Restaurant. Cozy up by a flickering fire or enjoy a warm day on your log cabin deck.

At Juniper Springs Resort, your group can delight in a private craftsman-style family condominium nestled along the pristine Valentine Reserve and framed by Mammoth’s vast world-famous ski terrain. The area’s premier ski-in, ski-out all-condominium hotel acts as the gateway to Mammoth’s best family skiing and has one goal in mind: to bring comfort and simplicity to your mountain experience. The romantic and family-friendly escape is like the mountain home you’ve always dreamed of, quietly removed from town by just one traffic light and never too far from dining and nightlife.

Just steps from shopping, dining, and regularly scheduled programmed activities, you’ll forget that The Village Lodge also enjoys direct ski trail and gondola access. Enjoy the convenience of door-to-door shuttle service to all local points of interest while experiencing the comfort you’d expect from a top-tier hotel with modern and well-appointed rooms, outdoor heated pool, hot tubs, fitness center, arcade, and media room.

Off the Slopes at Mammoth

Skip the hiking, catch a lift to the top, then bomb down as fast as you dare in a high-speed snow tube at Woolly’s Adventure Summit. If you’ve ever been snowmobiling, you know it’s a great way to find fun far from the beaten path. If you haven’t, well, it’s time you tried. Mammoth Snowmobile Adventures is the perfect outfitter for first-timers or seasoned experts. Experienced guides and top-of-the-line equipment grant you access to California’s greatest playground including thousands of acres of trails, pristine backcountry, spacious meadows, historic landmarks and lush pine forests.


Take a ride on a snowcat tour for one of the most unique excursions in the Eastern Sierra and experience the sights and sounds of the backcountry in the heated comfort of a luxury vehicle. The summit of Mammoth at 11,053 feet provides one of the most stunning views you’ll find in California. Take a scenic trip up the Panorama Gondola for a 360-degree vista of Sierra Nevada peaks and a commanding view of the San Joaquin River Valley below. Grab a lunch at the cafe at the top, then visit the Eleven53 Interpretive Center and on-mountain learning stations to discover the history and wonder of the Sierra.

How Does Mammoth Ski Resort Help Groups?

Planning an unforgettable trip for your group is made so much easier thanks to the knowledgeable Mammoth staff. Whether you want an all-singing, all-dancing package tailored to your group’s needs or simply want some more information on group activities, there will be someone on hand to help. If you’re planning a trip for more than 20 people, you’ll be eligible for group rates. Mammoth Mountain is a great option if you’re trying to choose a destination for a large group. It’s also fantastic for those with big families who need something for everyone. Get in touch to find out more about Mammoth Mountain or to book your stay.

How to Get To Mammoth

By Plane

You can fly directly to Mammoth Yosemite Airport from San Diego and Los Angeles. The airport is located 8 miles outside of Mammoth Lakes. Complimentary shuttles are available to guests staying at any of the properties in the Mammoth Lodging Collection – Juniper Springs Resort, Mammoth Mountain Inn, Tamarack Lodge and The Village Lodge.

 By Car

The drive to Mammoth Mountain offers a spectacular tour of the Eastern Sierra. From the moment you hit the highway, you travel through one of the most beautiful portions of California. Valleys give way to mountains and energy builds until Mammoth Mountain looms in the distance. Access from all directions via the scenic north-to-south US Hwy 395, running along the eastern edge of California’s Sierra Nevada Range.

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