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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Mammoth Mountain Snowmobile Adventures

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 backcountry, spacious meadows, historic landmarks and lush pine forests. Located behind the Yodler adjacent to Main Lodge.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Ice Climbing School

We are lucky to have in our backyard California’s premier ice climbing locales: June Lake and Lee Vining Canyon. June Lake is an ideal place to start learning the skills since the flows offer a variety of terrain and generally good climbing conditions. Once you become more comfortable balancing on the front points Lee Vining is the place to go to hone your ice skills on icicles and pillars ranging in steepness from 70 degrees to vertical. Legend has it that it was in Lee Vining that Yvon Chouinard developed his ice climbing tools that started the modern ice climbing revolution. Weekends are often busy at the ice and so we run holiday and weekend ice trips at a lower ratio than weekday trips. Small groups help with safety and crowding concerns since ice is a limited commodity in sunny California. We have a variety of ice climbing courses and programs to suit all objectives and skill levels and for all programs we provide necessary climbing equipment including the latest in ice tools, crampons, helmets and harnesses. We divide our programs into two types: “Acquiring the Skills“ These are programs that get you started with the fundamentals. “Applying the Skills“ These are programs that get you out using the skills you acquired in the initial courses and putting them to use, solidifying them and practicing them.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

June Mountain

June Mountain Ski Area is located near June Lake in the Eastern Sierra mountains, southeast of Yosemite National Park in northern California. June Mountain is located about 20 miles north of Mammoth Lakes. Compared to the Tahoe ski resorts, June Mountain is reasonably easy to access from Southern California.

Check out what Powder Hounds has to say!

Monday, January 16, 2017

DJ's Snowmobile Rentals

SINCE 1981, our guided tours, rentals and family ride programs set us apart from all tour operators.  Every tour is a new adventure and we make it affordable family fun!
Our guests range from the visitor looking for an alternative to skiing to the intermediate experienced snowmobiler.  Your snowmobile is on the snow and ready to go!
We are located in the Eastern High Sierras between two ski resorts.  DJ's tours include thousands of acres of trails and open play area.  There are views to three popular wilderness areas that back up to our neighbor Yosemite National Park.  (Note:  The pass, Hwy. 120, from the Eastern Sierras to the park within Yosemite, is closed in winter.)  
Come ride with us and enjoy the magic of this sport!  Visit Website

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Dining Options

June Lake Restaurants
June Lakes offers diverse eating options that are unique to the Eastern Sierra. June Lake eateries offer everything from Classic Steak and Seafood, Hawaiian, Mexican and Pizza. this guide will help you with your options in June Lake.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

June Mountain

June the perfect place to bring your family and, as always, kids 12 and under ski free everyday!

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

June Mountain

Sorry folks but we will not open today, Wednesday, January 11. Winds are very strong and drifts are deep all across the mountain. The winter storm ends tomorrow at 4am so we are looking forward to Thursday!

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Mono County Tourism

Blizzard conditions across Mono County today! 
Always check the Caltrans District 9 website for road conditions before traveling at

Mono County Tourism

Round-trip bus service on Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System - YARTS to Tuolumne Meadows and Yosemite Valley is offered daily from Mammoth Lakes, June Lake and Lee Vining during the summer. 
You can now purchase your YARTS tickets onlne in advance at

June Mountain

Morning Folks, due to high winds and the HWY 395 road closure, June Mountain will not operate today Tuesday, January 10. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow. Big shout out to all who keep us safe on the hill- Patrol, Cat Crew and Lift Maintenance.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

2018 Fishing Guide

The Eastern Sierra Fishing Guide is here! Check out all the top fishing spots along US 395 from Diaz Lake to the West Walker River:

View the Fishing Guide

June Mountain

Due to the current weather conditions June Mountain is closed today, Sunday, January 8. If you had reservations for the day, please call us at 888.586.3686.

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