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6 Great Gifts Skiers and Snowboarders Will Love

Great Gifts for Skiers and Snowboarders If you’ve skied or snowboarded before, then you know that one of the best parts of both sports is the freedom to ride the way you want. While this freedom makes skiing and snowboarding incredibly fun, it also makes buying gifts for skiers and snowboarders near impossible since each […]

Girls Who Shred – How TikTok Is Bringing Shredders Together

How To Find Friends to Shred With  Mammoth Mountain’s size allows everyone to find their own personal slice of mountain heaven, but the best skiing and snowboarding is always done with friends! Finding friends on the mountain isn’t always easy though and getting the friends you already have to the snow is a huge challenge, […]

Getting Ready to Travel to Mammoth at the End of the Year

A perfect and relaxing way to wrap up the year is with a trip to Mammoth. This is also when winter activities like snowboarding and skiing are in full swing, and it’s when there are special events either on-site at Mammoth or in nearby Mammoth Lakes, many of which are related to end-of-the-year holidays. Below, […]

Weekday Warrior Guide – Why You Should Visit Mammoth During the Week

Why You Should Visit Mammoth Lakes on a Weekday There’s never a bad time to visit Mammoth Lakes, but the best time may be during the week! Mammoth Lakes is the ultimate mountain getaway thanks to its beautiful scenery, incredible community, and of course, the ski mountain at the center of it all, Mammoth Mountain. […]

How to Ease Your Snowboard Boot Pain

“No pain, no gain” is a common sports-related saying, but it shouldn’t apply to your snowboard boots. However, it’s not uncommon for snowboarders to have some issues with foot or ankle pain related to their boots. If this is something you’ve been dealing with a bit too often for your comfort, we go over why […]

How to Save Money with the Mammoth Mountain Beginner and Uphill Pass

How to Save Money with the Mammoth Mountain Beginner and Uphill Pass Mammoth Bound exists to help everyone to experience Mammoth Mountain, which is why we help find and book the best rental and lodging deals in Mammoth Lakes. However, saving money on Mammoth Mountain lift tickets means people get to ride for longer so […]

First Timer’s Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding at Mammoth Mountain

First Timer’s Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding at Mammoth Mountain It’s hard to ride all of Mammoth Mountain’s 3,500 acres of skiable terrain in one trip. It’s even more difficult to make the most of your Mammoth Mountain trip if you haven’t been here before, so we’ve put together a short guide to skiing and […]

What Basic Pieces of Equipment Are Required for Skiing?

If you’re fairly new to skiing, it’s understandable to be a bit concerned about having everything you’ll need for your ski trip or winter getaway. This is certainly important, since having the right skiing essentials plays a role in your ability to safely tackle fresh powder. Below, we present a guide to basic skiing equipment […]

Fun Mammoth Activities for People Who Don’t Snowboard or Ski

Mammoth Mountain traces its beginnings to skiing, so it’s no surprise it’s still a popular wintertime activity here. Snowboarding comes in a close second when it comes to winter-related things to do at Mammoth. However, if you’re not a big fan of either one of these activities, there’s still plenty for you to see, do, […]

A Complete Guide to Mammoth Mountain

Tracing its origins to the early 1940s, when avid skier Dave McCoy created a ski area here, Mammoth Mountain is the highest lift-served four-season resort in California. Featuring an impressive 11,053-foot summit, it’s a popular destination that has much to offer anyone appreciating outdoor activities and convenient amenities. The friendly folks at Mammoth Bound, the […]

Why Mammoth Mountain is the Best Place to Ski and Snowboard in California

Why Mammoth Mountain is the Best Place to Ski and Snowboard in California We talk a lot about Mammoth Mountain here at Mammoth Bound, but it’s not just because Mammoth is our home mountain.  People travel from all over the world to ride at Mammoth, and that’s saying a lot since Mammoth is surrounded by […]

Can I Go Faster on Skis or a Snowboard?

If you go technically by the numbers and consider the added boost from gravity, skiing is faster. The fastest skiing speed is nearly 160 miles per hour, according to Xspeedski.net, while the fastest snowboarding speed is around 125 mph. But if you dive a bit deeper, there are some other things to consider with speed […]

How to Make Skiing and Snowboarding with Kids Easy

How to Make Skiing and Snowboarding with Kids Easy No matter who you are, when you start skiing or snowboarding you’re going to spend a lot of time falling in the snow. When your young enough though, falling in the snow is part of the fun.  That’s why the Mammoth Bound team encourages parents or […]

How to Make Renting Ski and Snowboard Gear for Your Family Easy

How to Make Renting Ski and Snowboard Gear for Your Family Easy At Mammoth Bound we want everyone who tries skiing or snowboarding to form a lifelong hobby that keeps them active and outside. The best way for that to happen is by making sure that everyone rents the right gear for their first time, […]

Mammoth Mountain OPENING in OCTOBER?! New Opening Day – 10/29

Mammoth Mountain’s Updated 2021 Opening Weekend! We love fall just as much as anyone here at Mammoth Bound, but we’d be lying if we said we weren’t thrilled that winter has come early to Mammoth Lakes!  Can you believe it? Mammoth has already seen 20″+ of fresh snow not including the snow they’ve been pumping […]

When Should You Wax and Tune Your Skis or Snowboard?

When Should You Wax and Tune Your Skis or Snowboard? As you know skiing and snowboarding is our LIFE here at Mammoth Bound so we know that finding the right gear and traveling to the mountains when the conditions are right is a serious investment of time and money.  If you put that much effort […]

Going Off-Piste for the First Time? Here’s What You Need to Know

Going Off-Piste for the First Time? Here’s What You Need to Know To a beginner it may seem unnecessary to ever leave the groomed runs when you have a mountain with as much terrain and snow as Mammoth Mountain does. When you’re a beginner though, just getting down a run without falling is a thrilling […]

Will I Need to Buy Lift Tickets when I Visit Mammoth?

If you’re not going to ski or snowboard, you don’t technically need a lift ticket at Mammoth Mountain. In fact, there are ways you could enjoy a visit to Mammoth without doing any activities requiring lift tickets. That being said, there are some equally compelling reasons to consider purchasing tickets for on-site lifts during your […]

Can I Learn to Snowboard in a Day?

Some people are naturally adept at picking up certain activities fairly quickly. If you’re one of those people, it’s possible to pick up snowboarding in one day, as long as you’re prepared first. If you’re motivated, here’s what you can do to boost your odds of being able to learn the basics of snowboarding in […]

Can Skiing Provide a Mental Health Boost?

Many avid skiers hit the fresh powder at popular destinations like Mammoth Mountain because of the thrills—and sometimes spills—that naturally go along with this particular wintertime activity. However, if you have a passion for skiing at any level, you may not realize it’s also good for your mental wellbeing. Here’s a closer look at why […]

How Much Does It Cost to Go Snowboarding at Mammoth?

How much your snowboarding trip to popular Mammoth areas like Mammoth Mountain will ultimately cost will depend on several factors, including how long you plan to stay and snowboard and whether you’ll rent what you need. However, there are some general guidelines and tips to keep in mind that can give you a good idea […]

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