How to be the First One on the Snow at Mammoth Mountain

The skiers and snowboarders who rent ski and snowboard gear from our shop here in Mammoth don’t do so with the hopes of slicing up corduroy slopes. Everyone, no matter if they’re a beginner renting their fresh set up or a pro heading out to heli-ski, dreams of riding through untouched snow. With a mountain … Read more How to be the First One on the Snow at Mammoth Mountain

Trying to Get Back into Skiing or Snowboarding After a Long Break? We Can Help

Your first day on the mountain is always a memorable one. Some people spend their entire first day on the ground and others make their first turns, but just about everyone remembers the first time they felt like they could control their board or skis and realized skiing and snowboarding are actually possible, and even … Read more Trying to Get Back into Skiing or Snowboarding After a Long Break? We Can Help

Tips for Getting Ready to Snowboard for the First Time

Snowboarding can be an exhilarating activity, but first-time snowboarders may find themselves too intimidated to get very far. Trying something you’ve never done before can be daunting, and even though snowboarding is fun, it can be dangerous as well. Your first time snowboarding can still go smoothly, especially if you follow these tips on how … Read more Tips for Getting Ready to Snowboard for the First Time

What You Need to Know About Skiing and Snowboarding with Glasses

It doesn’t matter if you’re carving down a black diamond or are still working on your plough turns on the bunny hill, when you’re snowboarding or skiing you get treated to spectacular mountain views. Except if you’re relying on foggy glasses to see those views. Just like how you can’t ride without mountains, you can’t … Read more What You Need to Know About Skiing and Snowboarding with Glasses

Trying to Decide if You Should Ski or Snowboard? Here are the Pros and Cons of Each Sport

Here at ASO Mammoth, we see beginners rent ski and snowboard gear here in our Mammoth Lakes shop every day. When we get to talking about why they chose skiing over snowboarding or vice versa though, beginners tell us they are often deciding based on what their friends or family are doing or even just … Read more Trying to Decide if You Should Ski or Snowboard? Here are the Pros and Cons of Each Sport

What You Need to Know About Skiing and Snowboarding Tree Runs

Everyone skis or snowboards for their own reasons. However, thanks to the remote locations of ski resorts and the spectacular mountains that surround them the people who ski and snowboard to escape from the crowd and find solitude are often the happiest in the mountains. If that sounds like you but you’re not riding tree … Read more What You Need to Know About Skiing and Snowboarding Tree Runs

Are You Taking Kids Skiing for The First Time? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’ve tried to learn how to ski or snowboard as an adult, you know how fortunate children who learn to ski and snowboard are. Whether it’s because they bounce back from a fall easier than an adult or are less afraid of falling, kids often pick up skiing and snowboarding quickly, and once they … Read more Are You Taking Kids Skiing for The First Time? Here’s What You Need to Know

New to Skiing and Snowboarding? Here’s How You Can Save Money on Your First Trip

After your first day of learning to ski or snowboard, you may wonder how on earth these two sports became as popular as they are. After all, new skiers and snowboarders will spend most of their day falling in the snow, walk away sore, and pay good money to do it all over again the … Read more New to Skiing and Snowboarding? Here’s How You Can Save Money on Your First Trip

What You Need to Rent for Skiing and Snowboarding

It’s easy for experienced skiers and snowboarders to forget what it’s like to be new to either sport, but at ASO Mammoth we are constantly reminded just how unfamiliar skiing and snowboarding are to some people. Whether it’s because they’ve never seen snow before or they just can’t imagine sliding down a steep slope with … Read more What You Need to Rent for Skiing and Snowboarding