Mammoth
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Mammoth

Ski Mammoth

North America’s third largest resort. Living up to its name, this enormous mountain is California’s highest, and its wide variety of trails stay open from November till late May. As well as, on average, 300 days of sunshine a year, Mammoth benefits from a heavy and reliable snowfall - with over 400+ inches annually.

There are 3 main base areas, each with rental facilities and ski storage. With a choice of over 150 trails and 9 terrain parks it truly caters for all abilities. The terrain is incredibly well-varied, with everything you could possibly want all located somewhere on the mountain.

Off the slopes, the lively atmosphere of this authentic American ski town is always popular with students, and there’s everything from swimming to the cinema and bowling alley to entertain them, as well as free buses that shuttle into town.

Ski Trip to Mammoth

School ski video from: Wilmington Grammar School for Boys

Mammoth received record amounts of snowfall in 2017, and Wilmington Grammar School for Boys were lucky enough to enjoy these perfect conditions during February half-term. Watch this video from their trip and find out what it’s like to take a ski trip to America with Equity.

Skiing

There’s a jaw-dropping 3,500 acres of mountain to be explored and, with around 40% of trails and open wide bowls for intermediates, beginners and improvers have a huge range of gentle runs to steady their nerves on. Terrain parks develop riders from beginners through to advanced.

Tree-lined trails, fast steeps, wide-open bowls and challenging chutes are all available at Mammoth, as well as 9 terrain parks which cater for everyone. Advanced skiers have plenty of scope too, including the longest and steepest trails in the west.

  • Direction of slopes North and East
  • Resort Height 2377m
  • Acres of terrain 3500 acres
  • No of trails 150
  • Longest trail 3 miles / 4.8 km
  • No of lifts 28
  • Photo needed No
  • Highest lift 3369m / 11053ft
  • Snow-making 31% of trails covered
  • Average snowfall 400+ inches / 1016cm
  • Destination airport Los Angeles, San Francisco or Las Vegas
  • Flights times Approx 11 hours
  • Transfer times 6 hours
  • Medical facilities Medical facilities in resort, hospital in Mammoth Lakes (4 miles)
  • Children's facilities Ski kindergarten from 3 – 13 years, crèche from 0 – 7 years





Accommodation

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Best Western Plus High Sierra Hotel3star

  • Short transfer from resort
  • Excellent range of in-house facilities

Offering an outstanding range of in-house facilities for our groups, the Best Western High Sierra Hotel is situated just a short transfer from the base lodge at Mammoth and close to local amenities.

Location: Situated in downtown Mammoth Lakes, the High Sierra Hotel is just 2 miles from the slopes at Mammoth's Canyon base lodge, and around a mile from the Minaret Village shopping centre.

Facilities: The hotel features an indoor pool and hot-tub, exercise room, games room with two X-boxes, café, restaurant, spa centre, plus conference rooms available for evening activities. There is also free WiFi throughout the building.

Accommodation: Rooming is based on 4 pupils sharing 2 double or queen beds. All feature 37” flat screen TV and free WiFi, plus en-suite bathrooms.

Meals: A hot buffet breakfast is served in-house, evening meals are taken on a dine-around basis in local restaurants.

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Mammoth Mountain Inn4star

  • Ski-in ski-out location in Main Lodge
  • Swimming pool and hot-tubs

A luxurious ski-in ski-out hotel situated at the Main Lodge of Mammoth, the Mountain Inn offer excellent facilities and comfort for your group.

Location: Located at 9,000ft, the Mountain Inn offers direct access to the slopes. Just steps from the Panorama Gondola, this is a true ski-in ski-out hotel, and the only hotel at the Main Lodge. Mammoth Lakes is approximately a 15 minute drive away.

Facilities: Heated outdoor swimming pool, 4 hot-tubs, gym and fitness suite, sauna and a state-of-the-art games room, plus free WiFi facilities in the reception area and a general store for snacks and refreshments. You can also make use of the meeting rooms.

Accommodation: Rooms are based on 4 students sharing two double beds. Rooms all have private facilities, hairdryers, satellite TV and DVD players with complimentary DVD library, media centre and Internet access.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner are served in the Inn’s restaurant.

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Useful Information

Après-ski

  • Pizza Party
  • Film Evening
  • Swimming
  • Snow Shoeing
  • Arcade Games
  • Cinema
  • Shopping


Equity Ski USA/ Canada Price Package:

  • Return travel by Air
  • Overseas coach transfers
  • All security charges, airport and local taxes
  • 1 free staff place for every 10 full paying passengers by Air

Includes half-board accommodation, lift pass, 5 or 6 days ski tuition, ski boots, poles and helmet, dedicated resort representative service, fully comprehensive insurance, and 24 hour emergency service.

The Equity Ski USA/ Canada package details:

Transport Inclusions...

  • Return travel by Air (coach to airport from school is available as an optional extra)
  • Overseas coach transfers
  • All security charges, airport and local taxes
  • 1 free staff place for every 10 full paying passengers by Air

Resort / City Stopover* Inclusions...

  • Half-board accommodation
  • Dedicated resort representative service

*City Stopovers themselves are optional and at a supplement

Ski Pack Inclusions...

  • Lift-pass
  • 5 or 6 days of ski tuition (minimum 4 hours per day. Some resorts provide 4½ or 5 hours tuition per day as standard)
  • Skis, boots and poles
  • Helmet

Included Extras...

  • 24 hour emergency service
  • All travel documentation, luggage labels and resort information
  • Personalised customer service throughout from your knowledgeable tour coordinator

Optional Insurance...

Fully comprehensive travel insurance (optional) includes:

  • Ski breakage insurance
  • Snow guarantee insurance
  • Travel delay assistance

Extras to budget for...

  • Lunch
  • Evening entertainments
  • ESTA or visa – please note that all visitors to USA require this

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Stayed as part of a secondary school trip with a load of kids, and must say it was an ideal hotel / resort. The hotel is about 200 meters from the chair lifts and drag lift. It is possible to ski back to the hotel.

Source: TripAdvisor review, January 2016


 

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