Mountain High Temporarily Closes Until New Snowfall Arrives

PR - MountainHighTemporarilyCloses - Mar16

Wrightwood, Calif.Mountain High has temporarily suspended operations until new snow falls. Southern California's closest winter resort anticipates reopening with new snow expected as a more active weather pattern should arrive in March.

El Niño is usually a late-season phenomenon and the outlook is very good for a late winter and long spring. predicts that late season storms will make for a great finish to the skiing and snowboarding season in Southern California.

Mountain High recommends saving your tickets for the 2015-16 season as they are still valid should the resort reopen. Tickets not used by close of the winter season will not be refunded and are not valid for use during the following season. Mountain High typically closes in mid-April.

Tickets, Vouchers & Lessons

4 Day Tripper – 4 day tickets may now be split to share with family and friends. Use up to 4 per day.
4 Night Ripper – 4 night tickets may now be upgraded to day tickets for just $10.
Snow Jam tickets – now valid any day.

Season Passes
Show your Adult or Young Adult season pass at the following resorts and receive the associated benefits:

  • Snow Valley – Free skiing or snowboarding any day through the end of the 2015-16 winter season. No restrictions. Simply present your 2015-16 Mountain High season pass and photo ID. Click here to learn more about Snow Valley or call (800) 680-SNOW.
  • Brian Head – 20 percent off adult weekend tickets now through the end of the 2015-16 season. Midweek tickets are just $35. Just present your 2015-16 Mountain High season pass and photo ID. Click here to learn more about Brian Head or email
  • China Peak – $36 adult tickets any day while Mountain High is closed. Regularly $72, Mountain High season pass holders can present your 2015-16 season pass along with photo ID and save 50 percent. Click here to learn more about China Peak or email

Powder Alliance Pass Holders
Your Mountain High Powder Alliance pass gets you three free days at 13 Powder Alliance resorts, plus Brian Head, Utah. That's 42 free tickets. Don't let this winter pass you buy without taking advantage of everything your Powder Alliance pass has to offer. Click here for a full listing of Powder Alliance resorts and restrictions.

Winter Guarantee Extended to all pass holders
Due to the shortened season, Mountain High is extending its VIP Winter Guarantee to all pass holders. Use your season pass four (4) times or less to be eligible for a credit toward next year’s season pass up to 50 percent. Click here for our Winter Guarantee FAQ.

Use 0 to 2 days = 50 percent off following season
Use 3 to 4 days = 25 percent off following season
"What's important about this is it gives control to the skier," said Mountain High Chief Marketing Officer John McColly. "We based the credit on usage…not snowfall. If a guest doesn't use his or her pass more than four (4) days for any reason, he or she will receive a credit toward next season up to 50 percent."

All season pass purchases are non-refundable, non-transferable and not for resale.  Mountain High makes no guarantees as to the length or quality of the season and does not offer refunds for any reason.

For the latest information or questions, please visit, contact via email or call toll-free (888) 754-7878 ext. 2. Operators are available Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

About Mountain High

Mountain High is Southern California's closest winter resort, located just 90 minutes from Los Angeles and Orange County. Mountain High Resort 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 area. Night skiing and snowboarding are available seven nights-a-week during peak season and snowmaking covers more than 80 percent of the slopes. Mountain High, the first resort to open in Southern California for the past 19 years, 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.