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Guide to mammoth

Welcome to Mammoth Mountain, California’s highest four-season resort and playground with a summit at 11,053 feet above sea level. With 300 days of sunshine annually, the Eastern Sierra offers infinite recreation and scenic beauty all year long. Our legendary snowfall provides a perfect winter playground, enabling Mammoth to truly claim the title of Southern California’s mountain home.

Where is Mammoth?

Mammoth Mountain is located in Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546 along the 395 corridor in the Eastern Sierra of California. Drive time is approximately 5 hours north of Los Angeles and 3 hours south of Reno, Nevada.

During summer months (May - October) Tioga Pass through Yosemite National Park is open. Drive time from the Bay Area through Yosemite is approximately 6 hours.

10001 Minaret Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93547


Mammoth Lodging Collection

The Mammoth Mountain Lodging collection offers four distinct hotel properties with a range of amenities including slopeside, family friendly and luxury options.


For over half a century, Mammoth’s classic slopeside hotel has provided stunning mountain views and ski-in, ski-out convenience to families and powder hounds alike.

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Located in the heart of The Village just steps away from the best shopping, dining, and entertainment in town, The Village Lodge is Mammoth’s most popular all-access hotel.

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Nestled at the base of Mammoth Mountain, Juniper Springs Resort also offers convenient ski-in, ski-out access to the slopes, ski school, and all the amenities of the Eagle base lodge.

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With world-class cross country skiing and snowshoeing right outside your door, Tamarack Lodge provides the perfect mix of rustic charm and convenience.

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What’s the weather like?

At 11,053 feet, Mammoth boasts the highest summit of any California resort, making for deeper, higher quality snow, beautiful views and a season that can last until July. And with 3,500 skiable acres, 400 inches of snowfall and an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, we enjoy re-earning our reputation as California's only real big mountain skiing/riding experience each and every season.
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What are some things to do and see?

Mammoth Mountain is Southern California’s Mountain home for winter activities and fun for every age, including:

Kids & Family Specials

Family-friendly experiences are the backbone of Mammoth Mountain. From childcare and kids to lessons to family fun at Woolly’s Tube Park and kid-friendly menus.

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Mammoth Lakes offers a number of in-town transportation options including a free airport shuttle for registered guests staying at one of our four lodging properties, free local bus transportation on the Eastern Sierra Transit Area bus, and town taxi service. 

Each of Mammoth's base areas (Main Lodge, Canyon Lodge, Eagle Lodge, The Mill, and The Village) offer parking. Guests wishing to access The Mill or Main Lodge may need to park along Minaret Road during peak times, from which a free Mammoth Mountain parking shuttle bus will pick-up and drop-off at select stops.

View our Area Transportation page for more details.

Whether it’s your first day on the hill or you’re a seasoned rider who wants to demo the latest model before buying, our gear experts and MasterFit certified bootfitters will hook you up with everything you need. No matter what location you rent from, you can stop in any of our rental/demo shops for quick slopeside adjustments or to swap out your set up. You can also store your skis/board overnight free and return your equipment wherever is most convenient for you.  Online reservations are available up to 2 days prior. Call 800.MAMMOTH for next-day rentals, or drop by any rental location for service on the spot.


Whether you're new to the slopes or just looking to fine-tune your technique, Mammoth’s ski & snowboard school is a great way to develop your skills. Our friendly instructors are extremely knowledgeable so you progress quickly. Lessons also serve as a great social gathering as you explore the mountain with other students of your same pace and ability.