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Best Downhill Skis Rentals and Tours in CA - Mammoth Lakes

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Black Tie Ski Delivery Mammoth
FROM$50 per day
5.0
Based on 260 reviews

With Black Tie Ski Rentals’ delivery service, you can book top-of-the-line ski and snowboard gear before you arrive, and relax as your equipment is delivered right to your Mammoth accomodation. Save 10% by booking on TripOutside! read more

California Alpine Guides

Backcountry Skiing, Ice Climbing, Snowshoeing Tours & Courses

FROM$235 per day

Mammoth Lakes Ski Resorts & FAQs

TripOutside lists the local Mammoth Lakes ski rental shops with the highest reviews on Google/Yelp/TripAdvisor (at least 4.0 star weighted average) to make sure you have the best rental experience possible.  We want to make sure we feature the top local outfitters with the best gear for your ski or snowboard vacation.

When can you ski in Mammoth? 

Mammoth Lakes skiing typically starts in the third week of November, and ends between June and July. The latest you can ski Mammoth is typically the last week of July, although some years have been extended later. The start and end of ski seasons in Mammoth is  determined by weather and snowfall.  The best time to ski and snowboard in Mammoth is between March and June – there are less crowds and the prices are cheaper, but the skiing and snowboarding conditions are still great.

How late can you ski in Mammoth?

The latest you can ski Mammoth is typically the last week of July. The start and end of ski seasons in Mammoth is  determined by weather and snowfall.  Here are the closing dates for Mammoth Mountain over the last 6 years:

Season Closing
20/21 06/30/2021 (estimated)
19/20 03/14/2020 *COVID impact*
18/19 7/7/2019
17/18 6/17/2018
16/17 8/6/2017
15/16 7/4/2016
14/15 5/25/2015

 

Where can you ski in Mammoth?

The Mammoth Lakes area has 2 major ski resorts – Mammoth Mountain and June Mountain.  Mammoth Mountain is one of the best alpine ski resorts in California. This world-class ski destination has 3500 acres of skiable terrain and 24 lifts that service the mountain. With 159 diverse trails for all levels of skiers and snowboarders, options are many for skiing in Mammoth. 

June Mountain is another ski resort in the Mammoth Lakes area.  The resort is smaller than Mammoth but still holds its own with 250 inches of snow each year. Visitors enjoy 1500 acres of skiable terrain and 31 runs. While there are options for all levels of skiers and snowboarders, this is a fantastic intermediate skier’s mountain – 45% of the trails are for intermediate skiing. 

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN STATS

 Click here for the interactive Mammoth Mountain trail map.

Vertical Feet: Over 3,100 vertical feet
Skiable Acreage: Over 3,500 skiable acres
Weather: 300+ days of sunshine per year
Top Elevation: Top elevation of 11,053 feet
Base Elevation: Base elevation of 7,953 feet
Snowfall: Average snowfall of 400 inches
Number of Trails: 150+ named trails
Snowmaking: Snowmaking on 46 trails
Lifts: 28 lifts (including 9 high speed quads, 2 high speed six-packs and 2 gondolas)
Terrain: Terrain breakdown: 15% expert, 20% advanced, 40% intermediate, 25% beginner
Season: Winter season is typically Nov–June

 

JUNE MOUNTAIN STATS

Click here for the interactive June Mountain trail map.

 Average Snowfall: 250 inches
 Average Sunny Days: 70%
 Length of Season: December – April
 Vertical Rise: 2,590 feet / 789m
 Elevation: Base 7.545 feet / 2,300m
Summit 10,090 feet / 3,089,
 Skiable Acreage:  1,500 acres
 Number of Lifts:  7 – 2 Quads, 4 Doubles, 1 Carpet
 Number of Trails: 41 named trails
 Uphill Capacity:  10,000 rides per hour
 Longest Run:  2 miles, Silverado
 Terrain: 20% advanced
45% intermediate
35% beginner
 Hours of Operation: Chair J1: 8:00am-5pm
Char J2: 8:30am-4pm
Chairs J3, J4, J6 & J7: 9am-4pm

How much snow does Mammoth Lakes get? 

Pow days are real in Mammoth. Mammoth Lakes gets an average of 400 inches of snow annually! One of the highest snowfall ever recorded was in 2019 when 487 inches were recorded at the main lodge,= and 720 inches at the peak.  

How big is Mammoth Lakes Ski Area?

Mammoth is one of the biggest ski resorts in North America. The mountain has 3500 acres of skiable terrain, and 150 trails to choose from. The breakdown of trails are fairly distributed – 40% intermediate, 25% beginner, 20% advanced, and 15% expert. Average annual snowfall is at 400 inches. 

How much are ski rentals in Mammoth? 

Ski rentals in Mammoth average $55 per day.  Renting only the skis or a snowboard is less.  Rates may vary at Mammoth Lakes ski shops for holiday weekends such as Presidents Day.

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How much does it cost to ski in Mammoth? 

The total daily cost to ski at the major resort in Mammoth Lakes, including ski rental, lift ticket, lunch and accommodation is as follows:

Resort Total Daily Cost Ski Rental Lift Ticket Lunch Accommodation
Mammoth Mountain $352 $55 $119 $18 $160

 

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What is the price of a Mammoth lift ticket?

Average lift ticket in Mammoth Lakes is $119 per day. 

I DON’T SEE JUNIOR SKI RENTAL PRICES. DO THESE SHOPS RENT KIDS SKIS AND SNOWBOARDS?

Many of the shops listed in the price comparison above do rent kids ski and snowboard equipment. The prices are generally less expensive than adult ski rental and some shops offer deals and discounts on a children’s rental if an adult ski package is also rented.  Click on the shop for more details.

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE TYPES OF SKI RENTAL PACKAGES (DEMO, PERFORMANCE, SPORT)?

Demo (or premium) packages are for the advanced skier that wants a specific ski or snowboard rental to match their specific riding style or matching the skis to the terrain. These are high-end, high-performance skis and snowboards.

Performance packages are intended for intermediate to beginner levels, typically for groomed terrain and generally have a stiffer, more specialized flex pattern, and may be wider in the waist.

Sport packages are primarily for groomed runs and intended for more beginner level skiers or snowboarders.

**All packages include downhill skis or snowboard, bindings, boots and poles (ski).

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL PACKAGE?

Packages include downhill skis or snowboard, bindings, boots and poles (ski).

HOW CAN I SAVE MONEY ON SKI AND SNOWBOARD RENTALS?

Renting online in advance can save you money.  Many outfitters offer online reservation rates that are better than walk-in rates.  This helps the shops manage their inventory and plan in advance.  It also guarantees availability of equipment.  TripOutside also has exclusive discounts for customers booking rental gear online from Black Tie Ski Delivery and other ski rental shops.

CAN I JUST RENT SKIS OR A SNOWBOARD? I DON’T NEED THE FULL PACKAGE.

Yes, most shops also rent just skis or a snowboard.  

HOW DOES SKI RENTAL DELIVERY WORK?

Don’t ever wait in line at the ski shop again! Black Tie Ski Delivery’s hassle-free delivery service will save you time, which means you’ll have more time on the slopes to enjoy with family and friends. They open earlier and stay open later to ensure the best delivery time for guests and to provide slope side assistance when needed.

Fittings are generally done the night before your first day of skiing, this way you can wake up stress-free and have everything you need to hit the slopes for first tracks. Certified ski rental technicians will select and deliver your ski or snowboard equipment to your lodging property at your scheduled delivery time. Their ski technicians will custom fit you with the latest ski and board equipment based on your rental package, ability level, and the current snow conditions. Their delivery vans come fully stocked with lots of options and sizes so they can be sure all of your equipment fits properly.

Returns are just as convenient and easy as delivery. When you are finished with your rentals, Black Tie Ski Delivery will come back to your lodging and retrieve the equipment with no need to intrude on your dining or travel plans.

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