Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing
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Kick your winter up a notch and get in great shape this season. Explore the Mammoth Lakes Basin on cross-country skis or snowshoes for some scenic family adventures or butt-kicking fun across 19+ miles (30+ kilometers) of secluded, groomed world-class trails. Rentals, lessons, guided tours and season passes are available from the Tamarack Cross-Country Ski Center, located at Tamarack Lodge.
Explore all the miles of groomed cross-country and snowshoe trails, plus the free Public Access Trail that runs along Lake Mary Road. Be sure to check the trail status and conditions before heading out on your adventure.
Trail Day Passes
Hit the tracks with a single or multi-day cross-country trail pass, or enjoy discounted pricing for afternoon and twilight sessions. Seniors 80+ and kids under 5 get free trail passes with proof of age (valid photo ID).
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Tamarack Tracks Signup
163 Twin Lakes Rd.
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
From town, continue on Main Street/SR 203 to Lake Mary Road. Veer right after the bridge before the winter closure toward Tamarack Lodge. The Ski Center is at the far end of the parking lot in the yurt building.
Free Shuttle Service to Tamarack Lodge
The ESTA Orange Line runs daily from 7:30 AM–6:15 PM during the winter season, departing The Village :00 and :30 minutes past the hour, and leaving Tamarack Lodge :15 and :45 minutes past the hour. Shuttle schedule subject to change.
Tamarack Cross-Country Ski Center opening day will be announced soon, weather and conditions permitting. Please check back for updates.
Cross-country skiing is an action sport carrying significant risk of personal injury and/or fatality. Common sense and awareness can reduce your risks. For the safety of yourself and others, please observe these guidelines (this is a partial list):
- Ski under control to avoid hazards and other skiers.
- Yield to other skiers when entering a trail or starting downhill.
- Avoid stopping in the middle of hills and obstructing trails or intersections.
- Skiers coming downhill have the right-of-way. Pass oncoming skiers on the right side.
- Observe all posted signs and stay off closed trails and out of closed areas.
- Please don’t step in the track without skis on. Be sure to fill in sitzmarks.
- Be prepared. Carry a small pack for drinking water, extra food, clothing, a compass and map.
- Walking, snowshoeing, snowmobiles and dogs are not permitted on groomed ski trails.
- Snowshoers yield to skiers at trail intersections.
Grooming machines may be on trails at any time. Both natural and man-made obstacles or hazards may exist at any time. Lakes and streams are subject to unstable ice and snow. Ski patrol is not always available. Groomed ski trails can be affected by weather conditions and skier use. Some trails may not be open during or immediately following adverse weather. Trail passes are non-refundable, so be sure to check the weather and conditions before purchasing.