If you were an Ikon Pass holder this year and were planning to renew your pass for next season, we’ve got good news: Today, Ikon Pass and Mammoth Mountain announced that they would be doubling the discount and extending the renewal window for 19/20 Ikon Passholders interested in purchasing passes for the 20/21 season. In … Read more Ikon Pass Extends Renewal Window and Doubles Discount for 19/20 Passholders
Skiing can be as physically demanding as it is inspiring. Enjoying the beauty of nature on your own can be enticing. However, this doesn’t always mean skiing alone is a good thing. The snow sports experts from ASO Mammoth, your one-stop shop for top-quality ski and snowboard rental in Mammoth, explain why skiing alone isn’t … Read more Is It a Bad Idea to Ski By Myself?
That ski trip might have been on your bucket list for years, but you haven’t gotten around to checking it off. Now that you’re 40, you may finally have the resources you need to make your dream come true. Entering your fourth decade of life is a milestone moment, and it certainly doesn’t mean you … Read more Is 40 Too Old to Learn How to Ski?
The simple answer is yes. You Should always wear a helmet while skiing or snowboarding. With all the information available that supports wearing a helmet you should already know that. If you’re reading this though, then you’re either new to the sports and don’t know or are an experienced skier or snowboarder who has ridden … Read more Do You Need to Wear a Helmet While Snowboarding and Skiing?
If you ask the staff here at ASO Mammoth, there isn’t a better way to exercise, enjoy nature, or just relax than skiing and snowboarding. Of course, anyone who is learning to ski or snowboard will tell you that the learning process isn’t very relaxing. Due to the cost of gear, lift tickets, and the … Read more The Pros and Cons of Renting Ski Apparel
Ski jumping as a competitive sport involves the process of scoring each jump, and there are important rules for the contestants to follow. The following infographic details these aspects of ski jumping. Whether you’re a competitor or a first-timer, skiing can be an exciting experience. If you’re looking for the best prices on Mammoth ski … Read more The Rules and Scoring in Ski Jumping [Infographic]
To a beginner, an expert rider looks unstoppable when they’re flying down the slopes. However, there is one thing that can stop everyone from a beginner to the best skiers and snowboarders in the world, flat light. In most cases flat light isn’t a major issue because the terrain isn’t dangerous enough for it to … Read more What you Need to Know About Skiing and Snowboarding in Flat Light
When you invest in a pair of skis or a snowboard, it’s not just your money that your spending. When your skis or snowboard match exactly what you’re looking for it means perfect days on the mountain even if the snow is less than perfect, and when your skis or snowboard break you’ll lose the … Read more How Long do Skis and Snowboards Last?
If you’re reading this, then you’re probably a little nervous about your first ski or snowboard lesson. In fact, you’ve probably read several articles and guides telling you how to balance, use the ski lift, and just about everything else imaginable during your first time on the snow. Here at ASO Mammoth though, we know … Read more What Not to Do During Your First Ski or Snowboard Lesson
It’s easy to assume that your boots are the most important piece of ski and snowboard gear because we often tell people that your boots are what determine how comfortable you’ll be while skiing or snowboarding. However, the truth is that no matter how great your boots fit or how much pop you’re getting out … Read more What You Need to Know When Buying a Ski Helmet