Press Releases


The 2012/13 ski season got under way today as Mountain High opened to the screams and cheers of Southern California skiers and snowboarders.  For the past 16 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 their largest opening day on record.  Thanks to recent snowmaking expansions and favorable weather, Mountain High also opened with the most acreage in recent history.  Snowmaking will continue as conditions permit and Mountain High hopes to


Mountain High Resort in Wrightwood officially opens this Sunday, November 11th, marking the start of the 2012/13 Southern California ski season.  The combination of cold temperatures and recent improvements made for great snowmaking and the Wrightwood resort was able to put down 12 to 16 inches of new snow over the past two days. 

Says Ben Smith, General Manger, “We’ve made tremendous improvements to the West base area, our season pass sale is doing very well, and with the hopes of a little extra El Nino snow the stage is set for a great season.”


Snowmaking operations have officially begun at Mountain High Resort and the Wrightwood resort is making an attempt to open for the 2012/13 season.  The combination of cold temperatures and light natural snow make for perfect conditions and, if things go well, Mountain High could open as early as Sunday morning, November 11th.  If this occurs, Mountain High will be the first resort to open in Southern California for the 16th year in a row. 


Winter weather whooshes into Southern California this week and Mountain High Resort in Wrightwood plans to begin making snow tomorrow with hopes of opening as early as Sunday morning, November 11th.


Mountain High is proud to announce the launch of its new action sports video service provided by FrostByte Video.  Proprietary, patent-pending technology automatically captures guests on the mountain then edits their clips, adds music, and creates a personalized movie that can be shared with friends and family through social media, mobile devices, and email. Click here to see a sample video