Heading to the Terrain Park at the End of the Ski Season? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Heading to the Terrain Park at the End of the Ski Season? Here’s What You Need to Know. When spring weather brings slush snow and low coverage, the terrain park is the place to be at Mammoth Mountain or any mountain for that matter. However, when everyone heads to the terrain park it means packed […] Click to Read This Article

When Does Mammoth Mountain Close This Year?

When Does Mammoth Mountain Close This Year? Whether you love all things winter or can’t wait for spring to bring back hiking and mountain biking to Mammoth Mountain, everyone wants to know when Mammoth Mountain’s 2021/22 winter season will end. Unfortunately, there’s not a simple answer to the question. The ASO Mammoth team is fortunate […] Click to Read This Article

Are Helmets Required at Mammoth?

Skiing and snowboarding are two of the most popular activities at Mammoth Mountain, and you can typically enjoy them from mid-November through Memorial Day. If you have plans to come here during this time, there are some important safety guidelines and recommendations to be mindful of during your visit. Keep reading for details on Mammoth’s […] Click to Read This Article

The Difference Between Snow Chains and Cables

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It’s easy to get tunnel vision when planning your trip to Mammoth Mountain due to the sublime terrain and snow that awaits you. Your focus can get even narrower if a storm forecast for the area makes you start to imagine making turns in legendary Mammoth Mountain powder. If your tunnel vision gets too narrow […] Click to Read This Article

6 Guidelines for Snowboarding Safely

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You’ll be hard-pressed to get more fast-paced and adventurous on snow-covered hills in the Mammoth area than what’s possible with snowboarding. While there’s something to be said for the freedom that goes along with this popular wintertime activity, it’s also statistically one of the riskier options. It’s important to be mindful of your safety while […] Click to Read This Article

Tips for Social Distancing while You’re Snowboarding or Skiing

Skiing is a popular activity in the Mammoth Lakes area, especially since it’s not unusual for skiing and snowboarding to be possible here for several months during the year. If snow sports have you planning to visit this region during the upcoming ski season, you’ll need to keep social distancing guidelines in mind because of […] Click to Read This Article

Planning Your First Ski Trip into the Backcountry This Year? Here’s What You Need to Know

Backcountry Snowboarding during Covid

For most people 2020 hasn’t nearly gone as expected, and unless COVID-19 suddenly disappears then the 2020/21 winter season will be the same as ski mountains try to operate while keeping their guests safe. While we have an idea of how ski mountains will handle COVID-19 this season, if you’re worried about a reservation system […] Click to Read This Article

Do You Need to Wear a Helmet While Snowboarding and Skiing?

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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 […] Click to Read This Article