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  Mammoth Mountain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mammoth Mountain is a volcano that lies to the west of the town of Mammoth Lakes, California in the Inyo National Forest.
Mammoth Mountain is home to the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area which is notable in that it gets an unusually large amount of snow compared to other Sierra peaks, due to Mammoth Mountain lying in a low gap in the Sierra crest.
Mammoth Mountain is composed primarily of dacite and rhyolite; some of which have been altered by hydrothermal activity from fumaroles (steam vents).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mammoth_Mountain   (798 words)

 Mammoth Mountain Bike Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
As the mountain is undergoing massive new construction the races are no longer held, but about 80 miles of the mostly single-track trails at the park are open after the snow melts.
Geirman says that while the major mountain bike trail building at Mammoth is done, new features like a BMX style jump area and a North Shore of Vancouver Island style section with teeter-totters and bridges are in the works.
Mammoth Mountain Bike Park is located at the Mammoth Mountain Ski area, about a six-hour drive from Los Angeles.
becher.com /mammoth_mountain_bike_park.htm   (1269 words)

 Ski and Snowboard at Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort, California
Mammoth is one of the nation's largest winter resorts in size, and at times it's the nation's busiest, with more than 14,000 skiers and riders swooping over its slopes on an average weekend.
Mammoth often relies on its 430 acres of snowmaking to be open by Thanksgiving, but snow often falls by early November.
The slopeside Mammoth Mountain Inn recently underwent a $1.5 million renovation, as did the third floor of the main lodge, where $4 million went into a compete cafeteria remodel including the addition of sky box-like lofts that overlook the slopes.
skisnowboard.com /mammoth/index.html   (581 words)

 Goski.com - Mammoth Mountain
Mammoth Mountain was established in 1950 by living legend Dave McCoy, who retained ownership throughout the resort's spectacular growth to become one of the world's greats.
Mammoth mountain is the only descent place in the USA The run are a little short but during the week the ski patrol doesn't slow you down too much.
Mammoth Mountain is 4 miles from the town of Mammoth Lakes in the High Sierra of Central California, due east of Yosemite National Park.
goski.com /resorts/mammoth/resort_welcome.html?...&from=state   (2346 words)

 Mammoth Mountain, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area Information, Mammoth Lakes California, Resort Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Mammoth is one of the nation's largest winter resorts in size, and at times it's the nation's busiest, with more than 14,000 skiers and riders swooping over its slopes on an average weekend, but nary a lift line.
Mammoth offers something for everyone and has a whole set of programs including lessons for beginners, private, group and family lessons including special programs, Children's Ski School, Senior Ski Camps, and snowboard lessons.
Mammoth Mountain is unquestionably one of the finest Alpine Skiing Mountains in the world.
www.cityconcierge.com /winter/mammothmountain.shtml   (726 words)

 Invisible CO2 Gas Killing Trees at Mammoth Mountain, California | USGS Volcano Fact Sheet
Mammoth Mountain is a young volcano on the southwest rim of Long Valley Caldera, a large volcanic depression in eastern California.
The seepage of CO gas from below Mammoth Mountain and the continued occurrence of local earthquakes are signs of the ongoing geologic unrest in the area.
Dangerous levels of CO have been measured in pits dug in the snowpack in tree-kill areas on Mammoth Mountain, and snow-cave camping in such areas is not advised.
pubs.usgs.gov /fs/fs172-96   (1380 words)

 SummitPost - Mammoth Mountain -- Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering
Mammoth is situated between the Yosemite area to the north and Bishop area to the south.
Due to the volcanic activity on this mountain it is not advised for camping.
Mammoth Mountain boasts one of the longest ski seasons in the country, extending from November until June.
www.summitpost.org /mountain/rock/154853/summitpost.html   (700 words)

 Mammoth Mountain
Mammoth Mountain is nestled in the magnificent Sierra Nevada mountains in Central California.
The easiest way to get around the mountain is to purchase a pass which includes a gondola lift to the top of the mountain and a shuttle bus that picks you up down in the village for the return trip back to the lodge.
Mammoth takes care of its guests in summer just as well as in the winter.
www.bikingdestinations.com /mammothmountain.htm   (427 words)

 Invisible CO2 Gas Killing Trees at Mammoth Mountain, California
After a persistent swarm of earthquakes beneath Mammoth Mountain in 1989, earth scientists discovered that large volumes of carbon dioxide (CO2) gas were seeping from beneath this volcano.
Mammoth Mountain is a young volcano on the southwestern rim of Long Valley Caldera, a large volcanic depression in eastern California.
Mammoth Mountain is the southernmost volcano in the Mono-Inyo Craters volcanic chain, and over the past 4,000 years, small eruptions have occurred somewhere along this chain every few hundred years.
quake.usgs.gov /prepare/factsheets/CO2   (1284 words)

 Mammoth Mountain Value Pass
Mammoth Mountain, CA - The most valuable pass on the snow, Mammoth Value Pass, is on sale starting tomorrow.
Mammoth is breaking all the rules by holding the price to $399 for the third straight season, but the big news is that Mammoth will be limiting the number of Value Passes sold this year.
Mammoth Mountain Ski Area is the leading four-season mountain resort in California.
www.sgmag.com /snow/mamm/index.html   (365 words)

 Mammoth Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
For Mammoth Mountain is a resort in transition from the traditional weekend drive in skiers who might arrive in a Ford Woody with dual-purpose ski and surfboard racks.
Mammoth Mountain is, of course, a popular venue for ski filmmakers that’s appeared in dozens of films by Warren Miller and others.
Overall, Mammoth Mountain is, like most alpine communities, extremely save as there’s a limited range of escape routes and the locals, and most ski visitors, have better thinks to do that break into cars, the major problem at trailheads and the like.
www.finetravel.com /skiing/ski_usa/mammonth.htm   (8611 words)

 Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort: OnTheSnow Overview of Mammoth Mountain Southern California
Mammoth Mountain is traditionally among the first ski areas to open and often operates until the Fourth of July - last season included.
Mammoth has snowmaking to the top of its highest peak (more than 11,000 feet) and down the Cornice Run.
New for 2006/07: Mammoth is spending nearly $8 million on capital improvements for this season, building a new learning area at Eagle Lodge and an interpretive center at the summit.
www.onthesnow.com /CS/227/index.html   (396 words)

 Mammoth Mountain, California - Family Vacation Planning And Resort Information
Nestled in a beautiful valley in the magnificent eastern slopes of California's High Sierra, Mammoth is surrounded by snow covered mountain peaks and glittering alpine meadows.
With one of the nation's longest ski seasons (November to June), most dependable snow depths (10 to 15 feet of natural snowpack), highest ski elevations (11,053 feet) and friendliest staff (1,800 courteous employees to assist you), visitors from the first timer to the seasoned pro will be impressed.
June Mountain remains the snowboarding center with its half-pipe, snowboard park, special events and National Championships.
www.skitown.com /resortguide/overview.cfm/ca12/MammothMountain   (444 words)

 Mammoth Mountain Ski Area - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mammoth Mountain Ski Area is a large ski resort located in eastern California on the east side of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in the Inyo National Forest.
Mammoth was founded by Dave McCoy, a hydrographer for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power [1].
Mammoth Mountain is scheduled to opened November 9, 2006 for the new ski season.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mammoth_Mountain_Ski_Area   (869 words)

 The Mammoth Web | Biking
The really adventurous riding a mountain bike could take one of several dirt roads to the right and circle Crowley Lake back to Gorge Road, and back to HWY 395, or ride all the way to Bishop along a dirt road.
Mammoth Mountain makes summer use of the ski trails, and it is spectacular.
This is a nice part of Mammoth, accessible earlier in the spring because of it's lower elevation.
www.mammothweb.com /recreation/biking.cfm   (1417 words)

 Mammoth Mountain - World Snowboard Guide
Located in the Eastern Sierra region, Mammoth has welcomed snowboarders onto its slopes for many years, and with a good snow record (a record 15.4m in 2004/5 season), riding is often possible into June.
Mammoth's terrain parks have acheived legendary status, for the third year running picking up Transworlds best pipe award, and runner up to Whistler for best terrain park.
Overall Mammoth is a great resort for boarders, theres good variety in terrain from trees to open bowls, an efficient lift system; the last drag lift was removed last season.
www.worldsnowboardguide.com /resorts/USA/California/MammothMountain   (343 words)

 Mammoth Mountain mountain biking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The mountain has quietly been improving its bike park this summer, adding a handful of new downhill and freeride trails, along with some stunts, jumps and even a small terrain park.
The mountain is keeping to its gravity-fed downhill roots, but the new trails flow through and around the terrain.
And with the forest service recently giving the mountain a green light to keep building, and with the management giving a cautious thumbs up, there's no reason not to be optimistic about Mammoth's future.
www.bikemag.com /features/onlineexclusive/091605_mammoth   (774 words)

 Skiing the Pacific Ring of Fire and Beyond: Mammoth Mountain
Mammoth Mountain is the highest point on the rim of Long Valley Caldera, which is a 10-by-20 mile (15-by-30 km) depression formed following an enormous volcanic eruption about 760,000 years ago.
The mountain itself is a large lava dome extruded up along the margin of the caldera.
Mammoth Mountain is well known throughout the US, since it has been the site of a major ski area for the past 40 years.
www.skimountaineer.com /ROF/ROF.php?name=Mammoth   (257 words)

 Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort Guide, The Village At Mammoth ­ PubClub.com
Parked in the Sierra Nevada range, Mammoth is what all ski resorts should be: Easily accessible, full of awe-inspiring skiing/snowboarding with enough trails to use even during the most crowded times, an overly friendly local population and a lively bar at the base of the mountain.
Mammoth is one of the great mountain resorts in the Western United States.
Mammoth co-owners Intrawest and Chief Executive Rusty Gregory are selling part of their share of Mammoth but will retain 15% and Gregory will continue to run day-to-day operations.
www.pubclub.com /skiresorts/mammoth.htm   (1736 words)

 Cycling: Kamikaze, Mammoth Mountain - ALTREC.COM
Mammoth Mountain is one of the oldest mountain biking destinations in the nation.
The Kamikaze is but one of many trails on the mountain and in the Mammoth Lakes area.
The mountain bike park is open for biking from July 1 until the end of October.
www.altrec.com /published/cycle/pacific/kamikazemammothmountain   (313 words)

 Mammoth Mountain Recreational Events, Mammoth Mountain Mountain Biking, Mammoth Mountain Golf: MountainGetaway.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Kamikaze downhill mountain bike trail from the summit of Mammoth Mountain is a bone-rattling descent and has fallen out of favor for more technical routes among Mammoth's 80 miles of single track, but it's still a classic worth checking out.
Mammoth Mountain Bike Park opens Saturday, June 24, with lower trails accessible via the Bike Park Shuttle.
Mammoth relives their Old West gold mining days through haunting neighborhood ghost towns and historical mining structures like Hayden Cabin, a log cabin along Mammoth Creek that features mining memorabilia and photographs from the area's early decades.
www.mountaingetaway.com /Guides/MammothMountain/recreation.html   (742 words)

 Mammoth Mountain Ski Area in Mammoth Lakes, CA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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Just 20 miles southeast of the confines of Yosemite National Park on the eastern fringe of the Sierras, the Mammoth Mountain ski area is a winter sports paradise, culminating in the 11,053 peak of the mountain itself.
Blanketed by nearly 400 inches of snow each year, Mammoth's 3,500 skiable acres are served by 27 lifts and include three terrain parks and three halfpipes popular with the snowboarders.
www.superpages.com /cities/mtg/42313   (169 words)

 Pacific Rim Snow Sports Alliance
Mammoth is a tiny village nestled in the meadow below the Mountain, near the intersection of today's Old Mammoth Road and Minaret Road.
Hwy 203 bypasses Mammoth, and the new Mammoth is born.
Mammoth Mountain Ski Area buys Sierra Pacific Airlines and their 44-passenger convairs which made the trip from Burbank in one hour and fifteen minutes.
www.pacificrimalliance.org /F.PublicAffairs/SkiHistory/historyResorts/Mammoth.html   (544 words)

 Mammoth Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This part of my journey was all about extremes from the hot and humid depth of the San Joaquin Valley I went to the snow covered heights of Mammoth Mountain.
Mammoth Mountain is a ski resort in the California Sierra Nevada Mountains.
At this time of year there wasn't much skiing going on but there was still snow on the mountain top and that is where I headed.
www.kenrowe.net /Journey/Mammoth/Mammoth_Mountain.htm   (108 words)

 Mammoth Properties: Mammoth Lakes Real Estate, Mammoth Lakes, California
Shuttle stops are nearby for transportation throughout Mammoth, and the new Ski Area Gondola in the Village At Mammoth is only a short walk away.
Family-style mountain townhomes with ample views to the Sherwins, Mammoth Mountain, and Crowley Lake Basin.
A self contained destination unto itself with nearly eight hundred lodging units at completion, the lodges are an architectural tribute to the distinct heritage of California while recalling the rich traditions of European mountain villages.
www.mammoth-properties.com /developments.html   (306 words)

Mammoth Properties has been a leader in the Mammoth Area real estate market for over 35 years.
Mammoth Properties' Realtors are all full time professionals and have each been in the real estate business in Mammoth for an average of 20 years.
In addition, our real estate agents are directly linked to the Mammoth Lakes Real Estate MLS database, allowing us to offer a tailor-made list of specific properties in your price range, size, and desired location while providing up-to-the-minute updates on the constantly changing selection of properties.
www.mammoth-properties.com   (432 words)

 SKINET :: Mammoth Mountain, Calif.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
If you’re driving to Mammoth Mountain from Los Angeles on a Friday night, you stuff the SUV with your family and a back-seat video library sufficient for a six-hour drive.
Beloved for its monstrous peak and its stunning vistas of the eastern Sierra Nevada, Mammoth was long considered a superb ski area that lacked a central hub.
News that Mammoth Mountain itself is up for sale has prompted interest from more than 50 deep-pocketed investors, some of them household names.
www.skinet.com /skinet/travel/article/0,26908,1224465,00.html   (448 words)

 Mammoth Mountain fined $50,000 in deaths of ski patrolers (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Mammoth Mountain fined $50,000 in deaths of ski patrolers
The deaths could have been prevented had Mammoth Mountain officials posted enough signs warning about the vent and followed procedures on performing rescues, the state division of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a report.
Mammoth Mountain, 160 miles east of San Jose, is dotted with fumaroles, which release occasional puffs of foul-smelling gases.
www.startribune.com.cob-web.org:8888 /484/story/727800.html   (397 words)

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