Top Three Ski Resorts in California

Mammoth Mountain Ski pic
Mammoth Mountain Ski

Thomas Spetter is an award-winning sales executive with over 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical products field. In his free time, Thomas Spetter enjoys taking on some of California’s top skiing destinations.

Though there are many acclaimed skiing areas in California, a recent survey tagged Mammoth Mountain Ski, Heavenly Mountain Resort, and Squaw Valley-Alpine Meadows as the most popular among skiers.

Based in Mammoth Lakes, Mammoth Mountain Ski receives an annual 400 inches of snowfall and offers the highest summit elevation in the entire state at just over 11,000 feet. The resort offers more than 3,500 acres available for skiing and contains modern facilities and a variety of terrain options.

Heavenly Mountain Resort is situated on the shores of Lake Tahoe, providing skiers and snowboarders with gorgeous scenery all day long. The resort gets an average of 360 inches of snowfall spread across 4,800 skiable acres. Additionally, there is a variety of nightlife and entertainment options to keep the party going after the skiing is over.

Squaw Valley-Alpine Meadows is also located near Lake Tahoe and contains 6,000 skiable acres, 42 lifts, and 270 trails. Additionally, the area boasts nearly 60 restaurants and galleries, so there is plenty to see and do and eat.