Do You Need to Wear a Helmet While Snowboarding and Skiing?

The simple answer is yes. You Should always wear a helmet while skiing or snowboarding. With all the information available that supports wearing a helmet you should already know that. If you’re reading this though, then you’re either new to the sports and don’t know or are an experienced skier or snowboarder who has ridden … Read more Do You Need to Wear a Helmet While Snowboarding and Skiing?

How to Protect Your Ski and Snowboard Gear on the Mountain

You would rather buy new ski or snowboard gear because you wore it out instead of having it stolen or damaged while on the mountain, right? Here at ASO Mammoth we know that the answer is yes because there is nothing worse than losing a beloved piece of gear through circumstances that were completely avoidable. … Read more How to Protect Your Ski and Snowboard Gear on the Mountain

What You Need to Know About Step On Bindings

Despite the way it looks when you see an experienced rider carving down the hill, snowboarding feels unnatural to everyone when they’re first learning. As a result, most beginners will jump on anything that makes their learning experience a little bit easier. Step on bindings are a great way to make snowboarding more approachable for … Read more What You Need to Know About Step On Bindings

Heading to the Terrain Park for the First Time? Here are the Basics You Need to Know

When you first start sliding down the hill on a snowboard or set of skis, it’s hard to imagine your feet ever leaving the ground or riding over a rail on purpose. However, there’s a reason Mammoth Mountain has five terrain parks with features made for beginners and professionals alike. Terrain parks are designed for … Read more Heading to the Terrain Park for the First Time? Here are the Basics You Need to Know

How to Ski and Snowboard in Icy Conditions

It doesn’t matter if it’s the beginning of the season or the end, when temperatures are jumping above or below freezing your local ski mountain is going to get icy. Even during the middle of winter, the temperature can drop or jump and create ice, or large crowds can scrape away soft snow and leave … Read more How to Ski and Snowboard in Icy Conditions

How to Get Back to Skiing or Snowboarding After an Accident

Falling is a part of skiing and snowboarding. Fortunately, the majority of falls don’t result in injury to any body part other than the ego, but serious accidents that require months of recovery and time away from the mountain do happen. While many of these accidents cause injuries that the skier or snowboarder can physically … Read more How to Get Back to Skiing or Snowboarding After an Accident

What to Do If You Get Altitude Sickness

No matter where you go to ski, you’re going to have to go uphill eventually. How far uphill depends on where you’re riding and how badly you want great snow, but if you’re like the team at ASO Mammoth then you aren’t afraid to head up to high elevations if it means incredible lines. The … Read more What to Do If You Get Altitude Sickness