Snowboarding in Mountain High Ski Resort, San Bernardino,
Mountai High West Resort:
7000 - 8000 feet/2134 - 2438 meters
6600 - 8200 feet/2012 - 2499 meters
7200 - 7800 feet/2195 - 2377 meters
1600 feet/487.7 meters
290 acres/1.17 km²
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 snowboarding. 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/2.5 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, is mostly dedicated to beginners and intermediates and offers night snowboarding.
Vertical drop is 1600 ft/487.7 m and skiable area covers 290 ac/1.17 km². Average snowfall is 142 in/360.68 cm and ski season lasts from early November to late April. The trails are 25% for beginners, 40% for intermediates and 35% for advanced.
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
FROM Los Angeles
80.7 miles/129.87 km, 1 hour 25 minutes
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.
FROM San Fernando
69 miles/111.04 km, 1 hour 31 minutes
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.
FROM San Diego
142 miles/228.53 km, 2 hours 20 minutes
Though it may not appear 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 miles/156.91 km
Amtrak serves the entire USA. For fares, tickets and schedules check the website.
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