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Outdoor Activities

The Scenic Gondola ride up Mammoth Mountain is a treat for the whole family. There are breathtaking views all around as you ascend to 11,053 feet in elevation. Once you get to the top, you can enjoy lunch at the Eleven53 Cafe, explore an Interpretive Center and wander around to snap some pictures. Many people choose to take the gondola up and hike back down. 

Mammoth Gondola Ride Cost

You can purchase tickets at the ticket window, by calling 800.MAMMOTH or by ordering online. If you order your tickets online in advance you can save up to 20%. Prices are usually as follows:

  • Adults: $23-$30
  • Youth (13-18): $22
  • Children (7-12): up to two kids 12 and under ride free with paying adults
  • Extra Child (7-12): $8-11
  • Kids (6 & under): free
  • Seniors (80 & over): free
  • Passholders: free

How Long is the Gondola Ride in Mammoth?

The Scenic Gondola Ride in Mammoth takes between 10 and 15 minutes each way, and you will want to spend some time at the top. It is suggested you reserve between one to three hours for your adventure, depending on how long you'd like to stay at the top. 

Family in a gondola ride up Mammoth mountain

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