Mammoth Mountain in Mammoth Lakes, California
Painted in 2008
Mammoth Mountain ski area
Location: Mammoth Mountain Sierra Nevada Mono & Madera Counties, California
Nearest city: Mammoth Lakes, California
Coordinates: 37°37′50″N 119°01′57″W
Vertical: 3,100 ft (940 m)
Top elevation: 11,059 ft (3,371 m)
Base elevation: 7,953 ft (2,424 m)
Ski able area: 3,500 acres (1,420 ha)
Runs: 150 , 25% beginner, 40% intermediate, 35% advanced
Longest run: 3 mi (4.8 km)
Lift system: 28 lifts: 3 gondolas, 23 chairs (2 high speed six-packs, 9 high speed quads, 1 quad, 6 triple, 4 double), 2 platter lift
Lift capacity: 50,000 passengers/hr
Terrain parks: Disco Playground, Wonderland Playground, X-Course, Forest Trail Park, Jibs Galore, Transition Park, South Park, Main Park
Snowfall: 400 in (1,020 cm)
Snow-making: 477 acres (193 ha) covering 46 trails, 33%
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Legendary Ski Artist James Niehues
If you are a skier or snowboarder, there is a good chance James Niehues has been your mountain guide. Throughout his 30 year career he has worked at the smallest hills and the most expansive resorts in North America. He has left his mark in South America, Australia, Asia and Europe too. And even if you have never shared a bottomless powder day with him, he has always been close by.