Mammoth Mountain ski area is the leading four-season mountain resorts in California. At 11,053 feet, Mammoth boasts the highest summit of any California resort, making for deeper, higher quality snow, beautiful views and a skiing season that can last until July.
With 28 lifts, 3,500 acres of terrain, eleven terrain parks, and three halfpipes, it's not hard to see why Mammoth is a training ground home to some of the best freeskiers and snowboarders in the world.
While Mammoth has proved itself a choice competition venue by playing host to the USSA Grand Prix series for a number of seasons, 2015/16 marked the first time the resort held World Cup competition.
This season the FIS Freeski World Cup tour will come to Mammoth on January 18-20, 2018 and while it will be also the last world cup stop before the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, we're sure that Mammoth's famous superpipe and Unbound terrain park will provide a high-quality event.
Tiril Sjaastad Christiansen (NOR) and Teal Harle (CAN) took victories in the slopestyle World Cup competition in Mammoth, which was staged on Sunday as the final stop of the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix tour.
The final halfpipe World Cup competition before the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games took place on Friday at Mammoth Mountain, where US riders swept both the ladies’ and men’s podium on home soil and Brita Sigourney and Kyle Smaine took big victories in front of the home crowd.
It was another day of tough conditions in Mammoth with a boon of snow and high winds forcing additional changes in the competition program.
After successful double event in Colorado’s Aspen Snowmass (USA) the FIS Freeski action moves to the final location of the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix tour with another two World Cup stops set to take place in California’s primer ski resort at Mammoth Mountain before everyone’s attention turns to the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games.
A look ahead at the 2017/18 FIS Ski halfpipe World Cup...
After a hugely successful season-opening World Cup contest in August at New Zealand’s Cardrona resort, the 2017/18 FIS Freeski slopestyle World Cup season is set to get back on track for winter in the Northern Hemisphere, with the first of five remaining competitions taking to the storied slopes of Austria’s Stubai resort from 23-25 November.