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Mammoth

Maps & Cams

Driving Times

  • From Reno Airport:
    3 hours / 164.6 miles

  • From Mammoth Airport:
    10 minutes / 7.8 miles

  • Allow additional time for seasonal driving conditions and traffic.

Mammoth - Vacation Rentals & Ski Lodging

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area has a storied history that is over half a century in the making, with generations, one after the next, learning to love this Eastern Sierras resort that has a spirit all its own. Ever since the resorts first lift was built in 1955, Mammoth has developed a reputation as a welcoming ski destination for friends and families to spend their winter getaways. The resorts standing as one of California’s premier winter resorts continues to be upheld by offering world-class experiences.

When looking for accommodations in this mountain haven, you’ll have a variety of choices to choose from. Whether you’re looking for something a little more modest and down-to-earth or luxurious amenities from wall to wall, you’ll find it at Mammoth. You can be right in the mix of things, only steps from après ski or secluded in the trees for a quieter getaway. And, what’s more, ski-in/ski-out lodging is available, so take advantage if you can. There’s nothing like finishing a day on the slopes by cruising right up to you door.

With the slopes front and center, it’s easy to forget all the other activities that the resort has to offer. You can enjoy some family fun while ice-skating or head on over to Wooly’s Tube Park & Snow Play Area where you can enjoy the groomed tubing lanes, build a snowman or just enjoy a mug of hot cocoa by the outdoor heaters. There’re also dog sledding tours, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. If you need some time away from the cold of winter, you can head to Minaret Cinemas and catch the latest from Hollywood, enjoy some community theatre at Sierra Classic Theatre or national shows and regional productions at the acclaimed Mammoth Lakes Art Center. You can even take a piece of Mammoth home with you at the Mammoth Gallery, where you’ll find art of varying mediums on display and for sale. From oil paintings to photography to hand-made jewelry, you may just find something that speaks to you.

While on vacation, it’s always important to enjoy every aspect and that includes the down time. Just because you’re not devouring runs doesn’t mean you can’t be out and about. There’re plenty of shops to enjoy throughout Mammoth, from boutique clothiers to souvenirs that’ll help you remember your trip, the stores of Mammoth can accommodate. Of course, all that shopping might leave you in need of some stress relief. You can head on over to the spa and indulge in one of the many packages they offer to help you let your tension melt away and then come out on the other end looking your very best.

When you start to get hungry, don’t miss out on the dining scene at Mammoth. You’ll find just about anything you’re in the mood for in every type of setting. Whether you’re with the family and wanting to go casual or with that special someone out for a night of fine-dining, you’ll have an array of choices that range from traditional mountain fare and American classic cuisine to organic Italian creations and Asian fusion, not to mention sushi (with fresh fish flown in daily). The line-up that Mammoth has to offer is enough to make your mouth water, seriously.

Mammoth has the highest summit, 11,053 feet (3,369 meters), in all of California to go along with its 3,100 foot (945 meter) vertical. Its 3,500 skiable acres (1,416 hectares) of are continually doused in fresh powder due to the 400 inches (1,016 centimeters) of snowfall the resort averages each season. The lift system includes 28 individual lifts to service the 150 named runs that divide up the slopes. While Mammoth is known largely for its intermediate skiing, it has something to offer all skill levels, with runs breaking down into 25% for beginners, 40% for intermediate skiers and snowboarders and 35% for experts. With a varied terrain that is so expansive and a ski season that runs from November to June, not to mention that the resort’s lift system can handle 50,000 passengers per hour, it’s no wonder the resort is called “Mammoth”.

So, if Mammoth sounds like a place you would like to spend your next vacation, or if you’d like to get some more firsthand insight about the resort and all it has to offer, please give us a call. Our friendly, knowledgeable Destination Specialists are standing by to assist you.