Take the Panorama Gondola to the Summit of Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Mammoth Lakes, California, United States

  • Activities:

    Chillin, Photography

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Year Round

Easy Parking
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Scenic

Perfect for all ages and non-skiers. Stunning panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada. Relax at the top and learn about the history of the Sierra.

The summit of Mammoth at 11,053 feet provides one of the most stunning views you'll find in California. Take a scenic trip up the Panorama Gondola for a 360 degree vista of Sierra Nevada peaks and a commanding view of the San Joaquin River Valley below. Grab a lunch at the cafe at the top, then visit the Eleven53 Interpretive Center and on-mountain learning stations to discover the history and wonder of the Sierra.

To catch the gondola, get on the Panorama Gondola across from Main LodgeWeather permitting: Be sure to check lift status for weather holdsTickets: Available online, by calling 800.MAMMOTH or at any ticket counter.

Winter Hours of Operation:November 21 - Memorial Day7:30AM–3:30PM Daily

Last ride to the summit departs at 3:30PM; last ride to McCoy Station departs at 4PM.

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Worth doing if you're in the area. In the summer (at least the last few years) it's mainly a lot of dirt and not particularly green, but still a beautiful ride and fun to check out. If you make it at sunset, then the skies are amazing above the mountains!

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Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Mountain is California's premiere four-season mountain resort offering big mountain skiing and riding.

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