Press Releases


Mountain High Resort in Wrightwood is supporting the needy families of Southern California this holiday season with a toy and canned food drive sponsored by The Society of Saint Vincent De Paul.  Any guest who brings an unwrapped toy or 3 non-perishable food items to Mountain High between December 9th and December 20th, 2013, will receive $10 off a full-priced adult, 8-Hour lift ticket.  Ticket must be purchased at the time of donation.  This promotion may not be used in conjunction with any other discount or offer.  Donation may not be redeemed for cash.


The beauty of the winter mountains is something to be experienced by everyone and that’s why Mountain High and Toyota have teamed up to offer FREE season passes to regional 5th Graders in the 5th Grade Pass Program.   Any 5th Grader from San Diego to Santa Barbara and as far East as Las Vegas is eligible for a FREE season pass valued at $279 anytime he or she visits Mountain High during the 2013/14 season. 


The price of new gear, transportation, and lift tickets is always on the rise.  Mountain High’s Midweek 8-Hour lift ticket at $59 is still a bargain compared to places such as Whistler Blackcomb ($109 Canadian), Montana’s Big Sky ($99), or Aspen Snowmass ($109), but still enough to deter some people from hitting the slopes. While the sport can be expensive, there are plenty of ways to save money.  Here are some ideas:


The 2013/14 ski season got under way today in Southern California as Mountain High opened to a full crowd of skiers and snowboarders.  For the past 17 years Mountain High has been the first regional resort to open top to bottom and this season the excitement is evident.  Winter enthusiasts packed the Wrightwood Resort making it one of their best opening days in recent history.  Thanks to a foot of fresh snow and recent snowmaking improvements, Mountain High is now one of only 6 resorts open in the state.  Snowmaking will continue as conditions permit and Mountain High ho


Mountain High Resort in Wrightwood received 12+ inches of new snow from this week’s storm and officially announced it will open tomorrow morning at 8:30am for the start of the 2013/14 winter season.  It’s a special treat to be open for Thanksgiving and resort operators couldn’t be more excited.

Says Karl Kapuscinski, President and CEO, “With so much natural snow and snowmaking this will be one of our best openings in years.