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 … Read more

What the 20/21 Winter Season with COVID-19 Will Look Like at Mammoth Mountain

covid-19 mammoth mountain

After the spring and summer we had this year, just about everyone feels like they can’t get back on the snow soon enough. Unfortunately, we know that COVID-19 will still be here when the 20/21 winter season rolls around. The only question is, how will popular ski mountains like Mammoth Mountain operate safely? To help … Read more

Ikon Pass Extends Renewal Window and Doubles Discount for 19/20 Passholders

Ikon Pass

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

How Can I Avoid Injuring My Knees When I’m Snowboarding?

Can I Avoid Injuring My Knees When I’m Snowboarding in Mammoth Lakes, CA

Snowboarding is an exciting activity. The thrill of sliding downhill and hitting jumps creates amazing memories that other hobbies simply can’t match. But snowboarding can cause serious problems with your knees that could result in long-lasting damage. The snow safety experts from ASO Mammoth, the premier place to buy safety gear, get high-quality repair service, … Read more

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

Wear a helmet

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