Mammoth is known, of course, for it's sunny skies, tons of snow, the expanse of the mountain, and for having enough pistes to allow skiing for several days in a row without skiing the same run twice! Something for everyone, but the steeps are amazing. What people don't know is that Mammoth is also great in the spring, summer and autumn. The mountain is usually open for skiing until June! If you're tired of skiing you can go fly-fishing at Lake Mary or in the world class Hot Creek. You can run up to Yosemite (only 45 minutes away) for a day hike at Tuolumne Meadows. Or rent a mountain bike, ride up the Gondola, and back down the mountain through the Mammoth Mountain Bike park.
And here's the latest news: beginning December 2008 there will be commercial air service on Horizon Air from Los Angeles directly to Mammoth. Hurry before the crowds find out!