Shadyrest Trail System Cross Country Skiing

The 27th most popular XC Ski in California.

Near Mammoth, the ungroomed Shadyrest Trail System consists of three cross country skiing loops totalling 7.5km winding through a forest of Jeffrey Pine. This system is indicated by #8 on the trail map.

The cross country ski trails at Shadyrest Trail System can be accessed at the Mammoth Ranger Station or the Shadyrest Winter Trailhead.

Overall, Shadyrest Trail System is the 27th most popular cross country ski area of all 38 Nordic ski destinations in California.

Shadyrest Trail System Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  Inyo National Forest (760) 924-5500; California Tourism (916) 444-4429; Mammoth Avalanche Info (760) 924-5500.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Apr.

Average Difficulty:  Beginner

Base Camp:  Motel 6 (760) 934-6660; Sierra Nevada Inn (760) 934-2515; Holiday Haus (760) 934-2414; Alpenhof (760) 934-8558; Mamouth Mountain Inn (800) 228-4947

Luxury Loding:  Juniper Springs Lodge (800) 626-6684; Austria Hof (760) 934-2764; Rock Creek Lodge (619) 935-4170; Tamarack Lodge (800) 237-6879

Breakfast Restaurant:  The Stove; Loony Bean; Mountain Cafe

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/14/2016

ID:  7188

Shadyrest Trail System Cross Country Skiing Map


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