Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort

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 Eleven53 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.

Winter Hours of Operation: 

Open Through Memorial Day (May 25, 2015)
Saturday & Sunday      7:30am-3:30pm
Monday-Friday             7:30am-2:00pm
Closed (May 26 - June 12, 2015)

Summer Hours of Operation:

June 13 - September 27, 2015
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 (single ride)*
Age Groups Price
Adult 19 - 64 $24
Youth 13 - 18 $19
Senior 65 - 79 $19
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

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