Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort

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Scenic Gondola Rides


Mammoth's Favorite Attraction!

The summit of Mammoth at 11,053 feet is perhaps the most stunning view you'll find in California. But don't be fooled by the remote elevation – once you reach the top you'll discover there's plenty to do. From the Sierra Interpretive Center to the Top Of The Sierra Café, 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: 

Open Through Memorial Day (May 26, 2014)
Saturday & Sunday      7:30am-3:30pm
Monday-Friday             7:30am-2:00pm
Closed (May 27 - June 13, 2014)
Summer Hours of Operation:
June 14 - September 28, 2014
9:00am-4:30pm Daily

Top of the Sierra

Interpretive Center - Explore the Eastern Sierra at the first interpretive center of its kind at 11,053 feet. Located in the Gondola building on Mammoth Mountain's summit. Admission is free with that day's Scenic Gondola Ride ticket, Ski Area lift ticket or any season pass.

Topics include:
  • Volcanic history
  • Geology
  • Weather patterns
  • Cultural heritage
  • Views of the Eastern Sierra landscape - the Minarets, Mono Lake, and 400 miles of peaks averaging 12,000 feet in elevation

Top of the Sierra Market - Take a quick break from the slopes to grab a gourmet sandwich, Panini, market fresh salad, fresh soups or a light snack or energy boost.

 Scenic Gondola Ride Pricing  Age  Price
 Adult  19-16  $24
 Youth  13-18  $19
 Child  7-12  $12
 Senior  65-79  $19
 Kids (6 & Under) + Seniors (80 & over)   NA FREE
 Passholders All Ages FREE