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Mammoth Mountain

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Address: 10001 Minaret Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
Phone Number: +1 760-934-2571
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A variety of late spring and early summer terrain is available for...

A variety of late spring and early summer terrain is available for first-time beginners and double diamond pursuers.

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Nothing will top this experience

Got the gondola to the top, quick trip takes about 5-10 minutes to get to the top. Best snow boarding/skiing in California. Amazing views, absolutely breath-taking. My... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Gladstone, Australia
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Gladstone, Australia
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got the gondola to the top, quick trip takes about 5-10 minutes to get to the top. Best snow boarding/skiing in California. Amazing views, absolutely breath-taking. My partner got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. I will never forget this place, i will definitely be back.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place with beautiful surroundings.. heard that it's one of the best places in us for skiing and snowboarding..

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

If you have never been then take a trip. Mammoth is so much fun and full of activities. From summer time kayaking, mountain biking, hiking to stand up paddle boarding. Winter time fun while hitting the slopes my family we love Mammoth.

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Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

It was not so easy to find detailed instructions for hikers who want to climb the Mammoth Mountain, especially from less popular SE side, so I've decided to share my experience from the trip in June 2016. Below a handful of practical tips for those who want to reach the summit – using rather their feet, instead of a cable... More 

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

And once there, the short (if windy and cool!) hike to the lookout point was spectacular. A definite must-do in summer time. And if you want to fly down on a mountain bike or hike one of many trails, that's an option, too!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We came here in the summer and there was still snow on top of the mountain! We were here in the snow then drove down to Death Valley and we were in 49 degree heat a few hours later... Amazing. The views on top of here were possibly the best I have ever seen.. The cable ride up was fun... More 

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Baulkham Hills, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great view, average food. Don't go if you are scared of heights Need a jacket even when it's hot down the bottom of the mountain.

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this mountain after hiking up the mountain view trail and it was well worth it. We used the panoramic gondolas to reach the summit which gave amazing 360 deg views of the surrounding vistas Cost was $39 which included a meal at the summit cafe, after our hike we were ready for it, price without a meal was $29... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Went thru on our way to yosemite we stayed at Best Western High Sierra. Only had one night but had a good time. Went on the gondola and it was awesome. It was windy which made it a little unnerving going 11,000 ft but fun.

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Mammoth Lakes, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

As a local, I know the ski terrain is among the best in the country but the MMSA is one of the worst run businesses in the ski industry. Old time managers won't retire and keep the "good old boy" mentality alive. They need a buyer like Vail Associates to take over.

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