If you’ve ever been to a major theme park then you know that as great as the rides, shows, and sights are, it can be overwhelming to plan out how you’re going to see them all. For better or worse, Mammoth Lakes is like Disneyland for outdoors sports every season. If you’re having trouble deciding … Read more The Best Things to Do in Mammoth Lakes for Every Season
If you’ve tried to learn how to ski or snowboard as an adult, you know how fortunate children who learn to ski and snowboard are. Whether it’s because they bounce back from a fall easier than an adult or are less afraid of falling, kids often pick up skiing and snowboarding quickly, and once they … Read more Are You Taking Kids Skiing for The First Time? Here’s What You Need to Know
Lovely Mammoth Lakes, CA, appeals to winter sports enthusiasts from around the world. Snowboards, snowshoes, and skis provide fun ways to travel through snowy landscapes in this scenic area during the winter. The extent of the annual snowfall in Mammoth matters to residents and visitors alike. The experts from ASO Mammoth, where you’ll find everything … Read more What Are the Typical Snow Levels at Mammoth?
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?
When you look up at the summit of Mammoth Mountain from the base, it’s hard to imagine crowds ever being a problem. After all, Mammoth is made up of over 150 trails with 3,500 skiable acres that offers something for beginners and professionals alike. Still, the team here at ASO Mammoth has been riding Mammoth … Read more How to Avoid Crowds at Ski Resorts
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
You’ll have a hard time convincing anyone at ASO Mammoth that there’s a better mountain than Mammoth, but that doesn’t mean you won’t find us taking advantage of the Ikon pass and visiting other mountains. Unless you’re lucky enough to chase winter around the world, then you have a limited window to ski or snowboard … Read more What You Need to Know About Annual Ski Season Passes
Mammoth Mountain’s Eastern Sierra location and high elevation creates unpredictable weather. In some cases, it means big snowstorms coming out of nowhere in the winter as well as the spring and even at the beginning of the season, but it also means that temperatures can rise or drop quickly. Your weather determines your snow, so … Read more The Different Types of Snow You Should Know
No matter how much or how little snow there is, no matter what the weather is like, it is impossible to not be excited for opening day. Even with a short offseason like the one we’ve enjoyed here at ASO Mammoth, we are beyond excited for Mammoth Mountain to open on November 9th. Like all … Read more Mistakes People Make on Opening Day
Mammoth Lakes may have some of the best terrain for everything from skiing to fly-fishing, but if the weather is bad then you can’t enjoy any of it. We know, it sounds crazy for someone to think about fly-fishing in Mammoth Lakes. After all, with snow as great as Mammoth Lake’s how can you do … Read more Weather Predictions for the 2019/20 Winter Season