Skiing in Mountain High Ski Resort, Wrightwood, California USA

West Resort:
7000 - 8000 ft/2134 - 2438 m
East Resort:
6600 - 8200 ft/2012 - 2499 m
Longest run:
Goldrush, 1.6 mi/2.6 km
North Resort:
7200 - 7800 ft/2195 - 2377 m
Vertical Drop:
1600 ft/487.7 m
Mountain High ski resort is located in San Gabriel Mountains, along State Route 2, west of Wrightwood, Los Angeles County, California.

It is one of the most visited resorts in southern California. The Resort is perfect for skiing. Mountain High Resort is separated into three resorts, along State Route 2, The Mountain High West Resort, The Mountain High East Resort and The Mountain High North Resort. The Mountain High West Resort reaches up to about 7000 – 8000 ft/2134 – 2438 m.

It is the most popular of the three and the biggest part of the terrain is dedicated to Mountain High’s Faultline Terrain Park. The Mountain High East Resort reaches up to about 6600 – 8200 ft/2012 – 2499 m. East Resort has longer runs and more open terrains.

Longest run is Goldrush, being 1.6 mi/2.6 km long and is the longest run in southern California. The Mountain High North Resort reaches up to about 7200 – 7800 ft/2195 – 2377 m and is mostly dedicated to beginners and intermediate skiers and also offers night skiing.

Vertical drop is 1600 ft/487.7 m and skiable area covers 290 ac/1.17 m². Average snowfall is 142 in/360.7 cm and ski season lasts from early November to late April. The trails are 25% for beginners, 40% for intermediate and 35% for advanced skiers.

It has a lift system of 14 lifts, 2 high speed quads, 2 triple chairlifts, 2 quad chairlifts, 5 double chairlifts and 3 moving carpets.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Los Angeles
80.7 mi / 129.8 km, 1 hr 25 mins
Mountain High Resort is just 20 minutes off Interstate 15, making it quick and easy to find. Simply take Interstate 10, the 60 Freeway or the new 210 Freeway East to Interstate 15 North. Exit Highway 138 West and make a left on Highway 2. You will find Mountain High just three miles past the town of Wrightwood. Travel time from downtown Los Angeles is just 90 minutes.
BY CAR FROM San Fernando
69 mi / 111 km, 1 hr 31 mins
Mountain High is so close to the Antelope Valley that its night lighting can be seen from Palmdale, Lancaster and the entire surrounding area. From the San Fernando Valley take Interstate 5 to Highway 14 North. Exit Pearblossom Highway 138 East and make a right on Largo Vista. Then follow the signs to Mountain High. Drive time from the junction of Highway 14 and Highway 138 is just 45 minutes.
142 mi / 228.5 km, 2 hrs 20 mins
Though it may not appear so on the map, Mountain High is San Diego's closest winter resort by more than 30 minutes. The drive couldn't be easier either. Take Interstate 15 North and exit Highway 138 West. Make a left on Highway 2 and go three miles past the town of Wrightwood. Travel time from downtown San Diego is 2 hours and 15 minutes.
Los Angeles International Ariport,
97.5 mi / 156.9 km

Amtrak services the entire USA. Check the website for fares, schedules and tickets.


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