Welcome to the Top! Mammoth Mountain Chalet #23. Providing the most unique and exclusive lodging for your premier alpine get-away. Our fully equipped ski in, ski out Chalet #23 is nestled in the trees just above the Main Lodge, putting our Mammoth Mountain Chalets at the highest elevation in Mammoth. Upon arrival, a vintage snow-cat will shuttle you and your belongings to and from your chalet. During your stay, enjoy having direct access to the Mammoth Mountain ski- slopes, hiking and mountain biking trails. For your convenience,the walking & skiing trails are groomed daily. Feel at home by your wood-burning fire while your children sled and play right in front of the deck. Enjoy a quick shuttle down to the village where one can find countless restaurants, shopping and Nightlife, or in the summer, take it to discover Reds meadows, The Gateway to the Sierras. So book your stay today, give me a call or go on-line to reserve your chalet and I'll see you at the top!
The following amenities are located just a few short minutes away:
Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort - Main Lodge
MammothSkis is the best thing since sliced bread! They deliver skis/ snowboards right to the chalet and the guests can leave them at the end of their stay.
Small World Day Care (Infants to 12 year olds)
Childrens Ski School
Ski Lifts (Chairs #1, #6, #11) and Scenic Gondola Rides are fun for everybody, even non-skiers
Yodler Restaurant and Pub
Mammoth Mountain Inn (Mountainside Grill, Dry creek Bar)
Mammoth Sled Dog Teams depart from the snow in front of the Mammoth Mountain Inn’s main entrance
If you've ever been snowmobiling, you know it's a great way to find fun far from the beaten path. If you haven't, well, it's time you tried. Mammoth Snowmobile Adventures is the perfect outfitter for first-timers or seasoned experts. Experienced guides and top-of-the-line equipment grant you access to California's greatest playground including: Thousands of acres of trails, pristine back country, spacious meadows, historic landmarks and lush pine forests.
Take a ride in a real snowcat for one of the most unique excursions in the Eastern Sierra.
The Reds Meadow Shuttle Bus provides transit service into the Reds Meadow Valley and to the Devils Postpile Departing from the Mammoth Mountain Inn
A Geologic Wonder
Established in 1911 by presidential proclamation, Devils Postpile National Monument protects and preserves the Devils Postpile formation, the 101-foot high Rainbow Falls, and pristine mountain scenery. The formation is a rare sight in the geologic world and ranks as one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt. Its columns tower 60 feet high and display an unusual symmetry.
Red Meadow Pack Station Day Rides - Many visitors to Red's Meadow may want the experience of horseback riding through the forest and seeing some scenic country.
“Top of the Sierra Interpretive Center + Devils Postpile/Rainbow Falls”
Gondola building at the top of Mammoth Mountain
Combine these two to make a perfect day enjoying some of the best of the Eastern Sierra Nevadas. If you don't mind getting an early start, I recommend doing the Reds Meadown/Devil's Postpile/Rainbow Falls in the morning and the Top of the Sierra Interpretive Center in the afternoon. If you combine the two, you will get to see a beautiful alpine meadow, a hexagonal columnar lava flow, a 100 foot waterfall, ride a gondola and a 400 mile view of the Eastern Sierra Nevadas and still have time to go fishing or play a round of golf.
Driving down to the Postpile during the shuttle season (summer) is restricted to disabled, visitors to Red's Meadow resort and campers. Park at the Adventure Center (where you can take the Panorama Gondola to the Top of the Sierra)
Minaret Vista Point:Take the scenic drive in the summer or walk in the winter up to the Minaret Vista Point for quick access to some of the best views in all the Eastern Sierras, including panoramas of Mt. Ritter, Mt. Banner, and of course, the namesake Minarets
Experience the adventure of Mammoth's new Tube Park + Snow Play Area, perfect for all ages - featuring lights, music, and action! Come take the ride of your life on our groomed tubing lanes or stay warm by the heaters with a cup of hot cocoa. Families with little kids can build a snowman and enjoy the snow play area. Woolly's Adventure Summit is located on Minaret Road (SR203) approximately halfway between The Village at Mammoth and Main Lodge.
Got a dog? They love Mammoth too. Dogs are allowed on the Town’s trolleys (leash and muzzle), and on Mammoth Mountain’s scenic gondola (leash). All of the camp sights are dog friendly and many of the hotels allow pets. The following link gives some great ideas for activities for you and your dog.
The Mammoth Lakes Trail System offers boundless recreation opportunities on more than 300 miles of trails. From granite crags to trout-stocked lakes, pine forests to alpine meadows, there’s something for all seasons, interests and abilities, motorized and non-motorized alike. Managed jointly by the Town of Mammoth Lakes and the Inyo National Forest, the system includes connections to three wilderness areas, Devils Postpile National Monument, the Pacific Crest Trail and more. Many of these attractions are accessible right from our Chalet! Explore and discover the adventures of a lifetime.
Nordic skiing and snowshoeing
Tamarack XC Ski Center
Escape to the serene tree-lined trails of Mammoth's scenic Lakes Basin for an unforgettable winter experience. Nineteen plus miles of freshly groomed skating, classic and snowshoe trails await cross-country skiers and snowshoers of all abilities. In the tranquility of the backcountry
_Winter Seasonal Programs
Our winter classes are in full swing at Tamarack XC Ski Center with cold snow groomed throughout our trail system.
Take the Bus to Tamarack
For the rest of the season, the Orange Line will run from The Village to Tamarack every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour. It will return from Tamarack to the Village every 30 minutes at a quarter past and a quarter to the hour.
Depart Village: 8:30, 9:00, 9:30, etc.
Last up 5:00 PM
Depart Tamarack: 8:45, 9:15, 9:45, etc.
Last down 5:15 PM
Enjoy the view, save on gas, and avoid parking hassles. We look forward to seeing you!
Grab a seat in the snowmobile-led sleigh that will deliver you to the Upper Lakes Basin, where a guide will give you a tour around the scenic lakes before enjoying a hot drink and snack with your new XC ski friends. After your tour you can you can burn off some more calories by skiing back to Tamarack or just kick back with a ride to the resort in the Sherpa!
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