Ski Mammoth Mountain, California Skiing

Mammoth Lakes California
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Mammoth Lakes was made famous for its world class ski resorts. When you ski Mammoth, whether you’re looking for steep aggressive descents, smooth rolling groomers, or deep backcountry powder, you’ll find it here in Mammoth Lakes.

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area

  • Overview
    Mammoth skiing boasts over 3,500 acres of skiable terrain and more than 150 named trails. With a peak elevation of 11,053 feet, this is also the tallest ski resort in California.
  • Season
    Mammoth’s lifts typically operate between November and June.
  • Price Range 
    Adult tickets are $159 for peak season.

June Mountain Ski Area

  • Overview
    June Mountain is a great alternative to Mammoth for those seeking lighter crowds and a larger percentage of intermediate runs. The mountain boasts 35 named trails on 500 acres of terrain.
  • Season
    June Mountain typically operates from December through April.
  • Price Range
    Adult lift tickets are $129 at peak season.
  • Location
    June Mountain is located about 20 miles north of Mammoth Lakes. Take US-395 N about 14 miles to Highway 158 West\June Lakes Loop. Drive 4 miles to the ski area.

Tamarack Ski Center

  • Overview
    Tamarack Ski Center has 19 miles of groomed tracks for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. The paths wind around both the Twin Lakes and Mammoth Lakes Basins.
  • Season
    Tamarack is open from November through April.
  • Price Range
    Tickets are around $29 for adult day passes.
  • Location
    Tamarack is located just outside of town off Lake Mary Road.


Snowboarding is allowed at all area resorts.

Backcountry Skiing

Mammoth is home to mile after mile of pristine backcountry skiing. Favorite locations include the Sherwin Bowls and Duck Lake Pass.

Nordic Skiing

Mammoth Lakes is home to miles of groomed and backcountry Nordic skiing. If you’re looking to stay inbounds, head to Tamarack Lodge. To head out into the backcountry, check out one of the popular trails in the Inyo National Forest.

Shops and Rentals

Rental Equipment is available from all the area ski resorts, as well as numerous shops in Mammoth Lakes.

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