Mammoth Ski Holidays

This legendary winter resort has masses of terrain with huge snowfalls, as well as great cruising runs and some pretty scary stuff too. It’s a little further away but well worth the effort.
Andy Knights
Sales Supervisor - North America
This legendary winter resort has masses of terrain with huge snowfalls, as well as great cruising runs and some pretty scary stuff too. It’s a little further away but well worth the effort.
Andy Knights
Sales Supervisor - North America


Average: 5 (1 vote)
Average: 5 (1 vote)

With views over the high desert, Mammoth is one of North America's largest ski hills, with an enviably long season and lots of snow.

Here in the Sierra Nevada Mountains the ski season starts early (November) and finishes late (June-July). Sunny days are common on Mammoth ski holidays, and average snowfalls are more than 10 metres a year.

Mammoth’s terrain balances steep chutes and snowparks with beginner slopes and tree-lined cruisers. Also included in your pass, June Mountain is a shuttle ride away - our tip is to ski here when LA locals flock to Mammoth on the weekends.

Relaxing bars and restaurants are centred in The Village and Mammoth Lakes town. Non-ski activities include tube parks and snowmobiling and, for an unforgettable evening meal on the mountain, we definitely recommend the snowcat tour up to Parallax restaurant.

To discover more of the US, ask us about skiing Mammoth as part of our California Ski Safari. You could also include LA or Las Vegas as city add-ons by arriving and flying home from either airport.

Every holiday is tailor-made, just for you.

Call 01273 224060 for advice from our ski specialists.

Resort Guide

Mammoth Resort Guide

Make the most of your Mammoth ski holiday with our insider tips.

Resort stats

November to July
Nearest airport
Mammoth / LA / Las Vegas
Flight time
10 hours
Direct flight
Transfer time
3 hours 30 minutes / 5 hours
Car hire
11,053 ft
Vertical drop
3,100 ft
Ski area
3,500 acres
Ski lifts
35% advanced
40% intermediates
25% beginners


Resort Map

Google piste view


From standard hotel rooms to luxury condos, Mammoth has a full range of accommodation options, from classic hotels to high-end lodges and family-friendly apartments. All have easy access to the lifts, shops and restaurants.

We’ve stayed at or visited all of our Mammoth accommodation options, so call us for advice and we’ll recommend the best ones for you.

Featured accommodation

  • Close to Ski School
  • Close to Slopes
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Ski-in Ski-out
  • Spa
The Mammoth Mountain Inn is a great place to base yourself if you want to wake up on the mountain itself.
  • Close to Slopes
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Ski-in Ski-out
These luxurious one and two bedroom condominiums are superbly finished and benefit from a chairlift to the skiing right outside the door.


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14/03/2017 Robert Jeacocke

Great cornices and drop offs. Not great when it is windy. A lot of the mountain shuts

29/03/2014 Paul Chetwynd

Snowboarding heaven, we spent 7 days in Mammoth which we found perfect for exploring the whole mountain plus a day in June, which is a gem of a place. Lots of off piste, especially on the back side, readily accessible back country if you are prepared to hike a little (the altitude made us think twice about too many hikes), a good variety of parks for those who want to hook a shifty or McTwist and some really friendly locals who will be only too pleased to point you in the right direction (pay a visit to Wave Rave, one of the best snowboarding shops I've ever been to) The lift system is a mix of fast chairs/gondola's with a few older style 2-4 man's and we experienced very few queues to bother us even though the weekend got fairly busy. The resort itself is modern, clean, and hosts a good variety of eateries and bars but don't expect to find European style après, tag on a trip to Vegas as we did if you are need of a few wild nights, and days!!

18/03/2013 Serena Cowell

There is a lot to ski here and the resort is well managed. The town is quite straggly but there is a great bus service to get you around. There are a lot of bowls for advanced skiers and no queues when we were there in March. Advantage of this resort is that it is not close to any major towns - if there is a snowfall, you would have to fly in so you don't get day trippers.

Holiday ideas


Squaw Valley Silverado Zone 24 February 2017 Ingrid Backstrom © Ben Arnst

Over 10 Metres of Snow in the USA

1st March 2017 - Craig Charley

Last season we didn't report on resorts reaching 10 metres of snowfall until 18 March. This season eight of our American resorts hit that total in February. California continues to top the snowfall charts, with most resorts already planning to stay open longer this season, while resorts in Wyoming...

Mammoth Sign Buried January 2017  © Jayson Smith

JanuBURIED - Record Snowfall in North America

3rd February 2017 - Craig Charley

January was a record-breaking month for snow, with some resorts receiving over seven metres. While Canada didn't have as many powder days as the USA last month, over a metre of fresh snow is forecast before Tuesday in British Columbia. Read our January snow report for all the best photos and videos...