Mammoth Lakes ski vacations Skiing & snowboarding at Mammoth Lakes, Sierra Nevada


Mammoth Lakes is a fabulous ski resort sitting high in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountain Range at an altitude of 2,424m. With 400 inches of snowfall and an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, the area is a skiers delight.

Mammoth is the largest in California with a massive 3,500 acres to explore for all abilities including some fantastic back country. The season normally starts mid November and can continue in to July!

The apres-ski is lively and fun with a wide selection of bars and restaurants serving local and international cuisines.

Key information (whole area)
Top lift3369m
Piste (km)90
Ski area (acre)3500
Nearest airportMammoth Yosemite (9km)

Mammoth Lakes lodging

Mammoth Lakes is a very popular ski holiday resort and fortunately, there is lots of choices of where to stay. Many of the chalets, lodges and hundreds of condos let you ski back to your front door meaning no ski bus to contend with. And, given the compact lodging areas around the mountain, everything is within walking distance.

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Our view on Mammoth ski holidays

A fantstic high altitude ski resort with lively apres-ski, superb slope side accommodation and some exceptional skiing for all abilities.

Intermediate and advanced skiers will have great fun in the off-piste back country, couloirs and deep powder bowls while beginners will enjoy the gentle slopes and wide pistes around the mountain base.

For more ski holiday information, please see our Mammoth Lakes resort guide.

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