Mountain High Resorts in Wrightwood, CA, reopens Monday, March 6th, for skiing, snowboarding, and snow play. Mountain High has been closed since late Friday, March 24th, due to extreme snowfall.

Mountain High is Southern California’s closest winter resort with two great mountains, a peak elevation of 8,200 feet, and runs more than 1.5 miles long. During the last storm they received more than 9 feet of snow setting a new record for the area. The last time residents recall a storm delivering more than 6 feet was 1979.

Both Mountain High’s East & West Resorts will open for skiing & snowboarding Monday from 9am-4pm. Operating hours will expand to 9am-10pm on Wednesday when Night Skiing begins and continue through the weekend. All amenities are available such as lessons, rentals, and retail.

Tickets may be reserved now for Monday, March 6th, at While there guests can get updated snow and road conditions, check the Mountain High calendar for daily hours of operation, and view live cams.

When on the mountain, resort managers urge guests to stay in bounds. Areas beyond the ski area boundary are not patrolled or maintained, and avalanches and other hazards may exist. Going beyond a boundary or ignoring posted signs may result in revoked privileges.

For those who just want to play in the snow, the Yeti’s Snow Play will be open Monday through Sunday from 10am-4pm with tubing, sledding, snow play, and scenic sky chair rides. Guests can meet the Yeti and his friends or have lunch at 8,200 feet at the Grand View Lodge. Tickets can be reserved at

Getting to Mountain High is easy. Hwy 2 from the 138 is open with no restrictions. Largo Vista/N4 from Palmdale/Lancaster is still closed. Please continue up Hwy 2. For current road conditions, please click here.

Beginning March 11th, guests can purchase a 2023/24 Season Pass or new Cali Pass and ski/snowboard FREE the rest of “this” season. Click here to learn more.

For more information, please contact John McColly, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, at (760) 221-3945 or Follow Mountain High Resorts on Instagram @mthighsnow, Twitter, @mthigh and Facebook.

Mountain High Resorts is Southern California’s closest winter destination located just 90 minutes from Los Angeles and Orange County. The area consists of two separate mountains (East Resort & West Resort) and offers a wide variety of lifts and trails, a world-class terrain park, an outstanding winter sports school and the Yeti’s Snow Play. Night skiing and snowboarding are available Wed-Sun peak season and snowmaking covers more than 80 percent of the slopes. Mountain High traditionally operates from mid-November to mid-April. 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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