What You Need to Know About Traveling to Mammoth Lakes and COVID–19

Covid 19 Mammoth Lakes

After months of sheltering at home in order to prevent the spread of COVID–19, Mammoth’s peaks, lakes, and trails are calling louder than ever before for most people. After all, what better way is there to social distance than by spending time in breathtaking wilderness? If you know exactly what we’re talking about, you’re not … Read more What You Need to Know About Traveling to Mammoth Lakes and COVID–19

What You Need to Know About Driving to Mammoth Mountain in Spring

Driving to mammoth in spring

When the snow starts falling on Mammoth Mountain, there’s only one thing that can keep people driving to the mountain from all over the Western United States. More snow. Although Mammoth’s high elevation and remote location result in legendary snowfalls, it also means the same snow that brings people to the mountain can block the … Read more What You Need to Know About Driving to Mammoth Mountain in Spring

How to Fly with Ski and Snowboard Gear

Ski Bag

At ASO Mammoth we help people visiting Mammoth Mountain from all over the world rent ski and snowboard gear every day, but we see even more people flying to Mammoth Lakes with their own gear. If you’re new to skiing and snowboarding, or have just had a bad experience with a bag being declared overweight … Read more How to Fly with Ski and Snowboard Gear

What You Need to Rent for Skiing and Snowboarding

rent or buy

It’s easy for experienced skiers and snowboarders to forget what it’s like to be new to either sport, but at ASO Mammoth we are constantly reminded just how unfamiliar skiing and snowboarding are to some people. Whether it’s because they’ve never seen snow before or they just can’t imagine sliding down a steep slope with … Read more What You Need to Rent for Skiing and Snowboarding

Should You Buy Lift Tickets on Craigslist?

Craigslist

In our experience at ASO Mammoth, it’s not conditions or the possibility of injury that keeps skiers and snowboarders from visiting the slopes more often. It’s the cost. When you consider the price of buying and renting ski and snowboard gear, travel to the mountain, and the cost of a single lift ticket, you can … Read more Should You Buy Lift Tickets on Craigslist?

What to Do at Mammoth Mountain if You Can’t Ski or Snowboard

After being lucky enough to live and work in the shadow of Mammoth Mountain for as long as we have at ASO Mammoth, it’s hard to imagine not skiing or snowboarding here. If there’s one thing we’ve learned from all the people who rent and buy ski and snowboard gear in our shop though, it’s … Read more What to Do at Mammoth Mountain if You Can’t Ski or Snowboard

Wintertime Road Conditions on Mammoth Mountain

The scenic Mammoth Mountain region of California is a popular destination for people pursuing fun outdoor recreational activities. Whether you enjoy hiking, snowboarding, or skiing, you’ll discover appealing opportunities to develop your skills here. This scenic area appeals to residents and visitors alike. However, it’s important to consider what the weather will be like if … Read more Wintertime Road Conditions on Mammoth Mountain

Road Etiquette for Driving to Mammoth in the Snow

If you love mountains, then there isn’t a better drive than up 395 and through the Sierras towards Mammoth Lakes. Thanks to the soaring peaks, steady elevation gain, and the reward of arriving at Mammoth Mountain to cap off your drive, you should go ahead and keep your camera out at all times while on … Read more Road Etiquette for Driving to Mammoth in the Snow

What you Need to Know for your First Trip Out West

Everyone has their favorite mountain. We love Mammoth Mountain because it’s in our backyard. You might love a mountain on the east coast because it’s where you learned to ride or ski. Your best friend may swear by a mountain in the Midwest because they love the terrain park set up there. No matter where … Read more What you Need to Know for your First Trip Out West