Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort
71° | 51°
71° | 51°

3-Day Forecast


68° 48°
Mostly Clear


67° 46°
Chance of Rain


66° 45°
Partly Cloudy

Scenic Gondola Rides

Stunning 360° Views Of The Sierra & Beyond

Take a Scenic Gondola Ride up Mammoth Mountain to explore all the fun at 11,053 ft. At the top, snap a selfie at the summit sign, enjoy lunch with panoramic views at the Eleven53 Café, and discover the history and wonder of the Sierra at the interpretive center. Make it a one-way trip – just top-off your water bottle and head back down on foot for a rewarding hike. Book 7 days or more in advance to save 20%.

Access to the Eleven53 Interpretive Center and all Explore Mammoth learning stations is FREE with the purchase of a Scenic Gondola Ticket.

Kids Ride FREE
Two kids can ride free with every paying adult (ages 12 & under) 
Call 800.MAMMOTH to reserve free kids tickets.

CALL 800.MAMMOTH for more info.

Purchase Tickets Online

Explore Mammoth

Explore Mammoth

It starts with a scenic gondola ride to 11,053 feet and one of the most stunning 360⁰ views in California. Amid the backdrop of high alpine peaks and pristine lakes, a rich learning experience awaits adults and kids alike. Explore the geologic, natural, and human history of Mammoth and find out why this is one of the most studied regions in the world.

Learn More

Eleven53 Interpretive Center

Eleven53 Interpretive Center

Explore the Eastern Sierra at the first interpretive center of its kind.  Located at the summit of Mammoth Mountain at 11,053 feet, stop in before you hike or ride down from the peak to learn about the natural history of Mammoth and the Eastern Sierra.

Displays and topics include:
  • Volcanic history
  • Geology
  • Weather patterns
  • Local Wildflowers
  • Local Critters
  • Cultural heritage
  • A stunning 360 degree vista of high alpine peaks and mountain lakes.
Eleven53 Cafe

Eleven53 Cafe

Fuel up before your hike or ride at California’s highest eatery – the Eleven53 Café. Stop in to grab a gourmet sandwich, market fresh salad, fresh soup or a light snack for an energy boost. Check out the Lookout Lunch below for the best dining deal on the mountain.

Scenic Gondola with Lookout Lunch

Scenic Gondola with Lookout Lunch

Add a nutritious lunch to your Scenic Gondola Ride for only a few bucks. Choose one of the delicious hot options available at the Eleven53 Cafe.

Purchase Tickets Online


Lunch Options

Options include Soups and Chili; Tri-Tip, Grilled Chicken or Grilled Cheese Sandwich plus a side and drink.

Call 800.MAMMOTH for more info.
Hiking Trails

Hiking Trails

There are several scenic hiking trails on Mammoth Mountain. Get your free Hiking Guide at the Adventure Center before you board the Panorama Gondola. Dogs on a leash are welcome.