Ski season has returned to Southern California and Mountain High is ready to open anytime after November 23rd, conditions permitting. Please stay tuned for an official opening day announcement.  When open, guests can expect top-to-bottom skiing and snowboarding at the West Resort and snowplay activities at the new Yeti Snow Park at the East Resort. First Responders ski or snowboard FREE through 12/9 as our way of saying "Thank you for protecting our homes!"

“Our Opening Day special will knock your boots off! The first 100 paying guests this season receive free skiing for a month!” said John McColly, Mountain High vice president of sales and marketing. “There is no better way to place your winter than at Mountain High! Hope to see you here.”

The first 100 paying adults to Mountain High on Opening Day receive free skiing or snowboarding for a month or until December 21, whichever comes first. Early season single day tickets are just $59 for adults. Kids 12 and under ski free though December 21 when accompanied by a paying adult ($25 without).  Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.

Parking lots will open at 6:00 a.m. on Opening Day and ticket booths will open at 7:00 a.m. No camping or placeholding will be allowed overnight, so plan to arrive early.

Early season operating hours will be 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on weekdays and 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on weekends. Daily operations are expected to begin Thanksgiving weekend with night sessions starting seven days a week on December 15. The Big Pines base lodge opens daily at 8:00 a.m. along with tickets, rentals, guest services and the season pass office.

All amenities with the exception of lessons will be available at Mountain High on Opening Day including rentals, retail, repair, guest services and more.

To get up-to-the-minute details and helpful tips for opening day, click here or go to Check the Mountain High calendar for daily hours of operation.

For more information on tickets or to purchase Mountain High season passes, click here. Follow Mountain High on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Use #mthigh to get in on the conversation. 


About Mountain High

Mountain High is Southern California’s closest winter resort, located just 90 minutes from Los Angeles and Orange County. Mountain High consists of three separate mountains: West Resort, East Resort and North Resort. Mountain High offers a wide variety of lifts and trails, a world-class terrain park, an outstanding winter sports school and the region’s largest tubing areas. Night skiing and snowboarding are available seven nights a week during peak season and snowmaking covers more than 80 percent of the slopes. Visit for more information. Mountain High is an equal opportunity service provider operating under an Angeles National Forest special use permit.

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