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Snowboarding in Mammoth Mountain, Yosemite National Park, California USA

Summit elevation:
11.053 feet/3.369 meters
Lifts:
28
Average snowfall:
400 inches/1.016 cm
Vertical drop:
3.100 feet/945 meters
Mammoth Mountain is located in California’s eastern Sierra, at 100 mi/161 km south of Nevada State line and 50 minutes from the Eastern Gate of Yosemite National Park.

It is near Mammoth Lakes, Mono County, California, USA. Snowboard area is built on the north side of Mammoth Mountain, which is located in the volcanic Long Valley Caldera. If snowboarders want to overnight, they can stay in the town of Mammoth Lakes.

On the mountain, there is a summit elevation of 11053 ft/3369 m and a hefty 3100 ft/945 m of vertical drop. There is a lift system of 28 lifts that are numbered in the way they were built. The Panoramic Gondola takes you to the top, where you should tack right to the Upper Bowl.

The wider bowl fills with a series of plunging drops. Snowboarders should pay attention to Hangman’s Hollow that is a chute, bordered by snarling rocks that leaves room for one perfect turn. Average snowfall is 400 in/1016 cm. Vertical drop is 3100 ft/945 m. Season lasts from November to June.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Los Angeles
309 miles/497.29 km, 4 hours 56 minutes
Start out going northwest on W 1st St towards S Broadway. Take the 1st right onto N Broadway. Merge onto US-101 N toward Hollywood Fwy/Harbor Fwy. Merge onto CA-110 N via EXIT 3 towards Pasadena. Take the I-5 FWY N/Golden State Fwyexit, EXIT 26A, on the left towards Sacramento. Merge onto I-5 N. Keep right to take I-5-TRUCK N towards CA-14 N. Merge onto CA-14 N towards Palmdale/Lancaster. CA-14 N becomes US-395 N. Turn slight right onto 03s434 (Portions unpaved). Stay straight to go onto 03s438 (Portions unpaved). Take the 1st right onto N1206 (Portions unpaved). N1206 becomes 03s440 (Portions unpaved). Welcome to MAMMOTH LAKES, CA9 3546.
BY CAR FROM San Francisco
329 miles/529.47 km, 5 hours 50 minutes
Start out going south on Van Ness Ave/US-101 towards Fell St. Merge onto US-101 S/Central Fwy towards I-80 E/Oakland/San Jose. Merge onto I-80 E via the exit on the left towards Bay Bridge/Oakland. Merge onto I-580 E towards CA-24/Hayward-Stockton. Keep left to take I-205 E towards Tracy/Stockton. Merge onto I-5 N. Merge onto CA-120 E via EXIT 461 towards Manteca/Sonora. Merge onto CA-99 N/CA-120 E via the exit on the left toward Sacramento/Sonora. Take the CA-120 E/Yosemite Ave exit,EXIT 242, towards Sonora. Turn right onto E Yosemite Ave/CA-120. Continue to follow CA-120. Turn left onto E F St/CA-108/CA-120. Continue to follow CA-108 E. Turn right onto Peaceful Oak Rd/CA-108. Take the 1st left onto Mono Way/Sonora Pass Hwy/CA-108 E. Continue to follow CA-108 E (Portions may be closed seasonally). Turn right onto US-395 S. Make a U-turn onto US-395 N. Turn slight right onto 03s434 (Portions unpaved). Stay straight to go onto 03s438 (Portions unpaved). Take the 1st right onto N1206 (Portions unpaved). N1206 becomes 03s440 (Portions unpaved). Welcome to MAMMOTH LAKES, CA93546.
BY AIR
Los Angeles International Ariport,
315 miles/506.94 km
BY TRAIN

Amtrak serves the entire USA. For fares, tickets and schedules check the website.

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