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Snowcat Tours

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Scenic Tours to Minaret Vista

Enjoy the heated comfort of a luxury snowcat tour up to one of Mammoth’s most scenic spots where you can take in the spectacular views of Mammoth Mountain, the Minarets, Ritter Range and beyond. At the vista, toast to the landscape and enjoy a spread of delicious eats. Each snowcat holds up to 12 people. All tours are approximately two hours.

Morning Tour

Morning Tour

8AM | Select Holidays

Wake up early to enjoy the Minaret Vista Tour before hitting the slopes or on your way out of town. The scenery is paired with mimosas, coffee, fresh fruit and assorted pastry platters. Kids can also enjoy hot cocoa while riding to the top. 

Pricing

Adult 

(13+) 

$60 

Child

(12 & Under)

$30

Location

Tours leave from Mammoth Mountain Inn. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. Parking is available in the Main Lodge lots. Mammoth Mountain Inn parking lots are reserved for hotel guests only.

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Mid-Day Tour

Mid-Day Tour

11:30AM   |  Friday–Sunday & Select Holidays

Take a ride up to Minaret Summit where you’ll enjoy the stunning scenery with wine, fresh fruit, cheese and charcuterie platters. Kids can enjoy their own platter of fresh fruit, charcuterie and hot cocoa.

Pricing

Adult 

(13+) 

$89 

Child

(12 & Under)

$49

Location

Tours leave from Mammoth Mountain Inn. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. Parking is available in the Main Lodge lots. Mammoth Mountain Inn parking lots are reserved for hotel guests only.

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Après Tour

Après Tour

3PM  |  Friday–Sunday & Select Holidays

After a day on the slopes, enjoy a charcuterie board and a glass of wine while overlooking the Sierra peaks. Kids are offered their own platter of fresh fruit, charcuterie and hot cocoa. 

Pricing

Adult

(13+)

$89

Child

(12 & Under) 

$49

Location

Tours leave from Mammoth Mountain Inn. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. Parking is available in the Main Lodge lots. Mammoth Mountain Inn parking lots are reserved for hotel guests only.


Pricing & Location

Snowcat Tour FAQs

Where should we meet?

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your departure time in the lobby of the Mammoth Mountain Inn. There will be a "Meet Here" sign in the lobby and your Snowcat driver to greet you. Mammoth Mountain Inn is located adjacent to Main Lodge. 

Where should we park?

We recommend using public transportation and taking the Red Line to Main Lodge. If you would like to drive, parking is available in the Main Lodge lots. Mammoth Mountain Inn parking lots are reserved for hotel guests only. 

Is parking free?

If riding the Red Line or parking in the Main Lodge lots, parking is free. There is also priority parking directly in front of Main Lodge for an extra cost.

If I have an allergy or food intolerance, can the offerings be changed with notice?

Unfortunately, there is a set menu for each Snowcat tour that cannot be altered. 

What should I wear?

It is always best to wear warm layers, including gloves, warm head wear and a jacket. Weather-proof pants are also recommended. The weather on Minaret Vista can change quickly and without warning.

Is there a minimum age requirement?

There is no minimum age requirement to participate in the Snowcat tours. 

Are walk-ins welcome?

Walk-ins are welcome on a case-by-case basis. Space is limited, and it is highly recommended to make a reservation to ensure a seat prior to the tour. 

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