Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort
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Scenic Gondola with Lookout Lunch

Includes Scenic Gondola ticket and lunch at the Eleven53 Cafe. Options include Soups and Chili; Tri-Tip, Grilled Chicken or Grilled Cheese Sandwich plus a side and drink. Eleven53 Cafe is open Friday through Sunday. To book your Lookout Lunch, please call 800.MAMMOTH.

Breathtaking Views, Lunch, and Learning

The summit of Mammoth at 11,053 feet is perhaps the most stunning view you'll find in California. Enjoy 360 degree views of over 400 miles of high altitude peaks. But don't be fooled by the remote elevation – once you reach the top you'll discover there's plenty to do. You'll be amazed at what you find above 11,000 feet.

Location: Get on the Panorama Gondola at Main Lodge.
Weather permitting: Be sure to check lift status for weather holds.
Tickets: Available at Main Lodge ticket counter.

Hours of Operation:

Closed for the season.

Eleven53 Interpretive Center & Cafe at Mammoth Mountain

Eleven53 Interpretive Center - With a full time docent, interactive exhibits for all ages, café, and panoramic views of the Eastern Sierra, Eleven53 is the central hub of the Explore Mammoth experience. Admission is free with a scenic gondola ride ticket, ski area lift ticket or any Mammoth season pass.

Exhibits change periodically.  Topics may include:
  • Volcanic history
  • Geology & Geography
  • Weather Patterns
  • Cultural heritage
  • Natural History
  • Views of the Minarets, Mono Lake, Yosemite peaks, and hundreds of miles of high altitude Sierra mountains.

Eleven53 Cafe - Take a quick break from the slopes and grab a gourmet sandwich, bowl of chili, fresh salad, soup or a light snack at the summit of Mammoth Mountain. Eleven53 is also the perfect place for non-skiers to grab a bite and experience the grandeur and beauty of California's highest resort peak.


Scenic Gondola Ride (single ride)*
Age Groups Price
Adult 23 - 64 $25
Youth 13 - 22
Senior 65 - 79 $20
Child 5 - 12  $12*
Kids 4 & under FREE
Seniors 80 & over FREE
Passholders All Ages FREE

*Child (5-12) two free per paying adult, $12 thereafter
 Call 800.MAMMOTH to reserve free kids tickets.

All advance sale activity products are non-refundable. If you change or cancel by 4pm one day before your scheduled activity, you will be issued an Activity Change credit less a $35 change fee. Changes or cancellations made after 4pm the day before your scheduled activity will be a full forfeiture. Issued Activity Change credits must be redeemed by the end of the 2014/2015 winter season for winter products and the end of the 2015 summer season for summer products. Any unused portion of the Activity Change credit will be forfeited. Activity change credits cannot be issued or redeemed for lodging, season passes, gift cards, pass cash, airfare, season lockers, promotional items and food and beverage products. These are non-refundable.