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Mammoth Mountain Third Drive Up Trip 2021




Trip Details

Dates: Thursday March 25 - Sunday March 28, 2021

Price: $270 Double Occupancy, $540 Private
Signup Deadline: February 22, 2021

Trip Leader: Lydonna Walker

Trip Overview

The trip includes 3 nights of lodging, and 3 full days to ski Mammoth Mountain, or the nearby Tamarack cross country ski center.


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not chartering a bus this year.


Drive Up Options:


* Independently in your own vehicle  - advise trip captain

* Carpoolingadvise the trip captain ASAP:

       * If you would like to be a carpool driver
              * indicate your vehicle type, and number of seatbelts

              * indicate the number of passengers you can transport
                 (not including yourself)

       *If you would like to be a carpool passenger

You may coordinate your own carpool to travel with roommates and/or other skiers that you are comfortable being in close proximity in the car with.  If arranging your own carpool, please advise the trip captain.  The trip captain will help coordinate carpools if contacted with your request and the above information in a timely manner.   All vehicles may caravan or drive separately, as determined by their driver (and passengers, if applicable).  If you do not plan to drive with the group, please advise the trip captain so that everyone can be accounted for. Costs for your ride will be up to the owner of the vehicle.


Meet in the Elks Lodge parking lot, located at 150 N. Kellogg Ave, Goleta.

Be prepared to pay $10 to the trip captain if you are leaving a car in the parking lot.

        * 2:30 pm meet at Elks Lodge, and leave the parking lot by 3:00 pm


Drivers will stop at the Vons/Carrows parking lot at Seaward Ave to pick up any Ventura area trip members.


Please observe hand washing and mask wearing in your carpool.  

Your help as a driver or an organizer of carpooling is greatly appreciated.


Return to Santa Barbara: 

Carpooling departs Mammoth Main Lodge parking lot on Wednesday (trips #1 & #2) or Sunday (trip #3) at

4:00 pm for the return trip to Santa Barbara, unless otherwise arranged within your carpool.  Advise trip captain if you are not traveling in the caravan.



Based on your feedback we will again be staying at the Sierra Nevada Resort located on Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes. We have reserved a mix of 3 bedroom Chalets and 2 bed hotel rooms. The Chalets are equipped with full kitchens and fireplace with up to 6 people and the rooms up to 2 people. All rooms are double occupancy unless you wish to pay the premium for a private room.

Trip Parties, Hot Tub & Dining

Due to the pandemic social distancing restrictions, our traditional hot tub parties and other group gatherings are not being planned at this time.  Be prepared to arrange for your own dining, drinking and entertainment.  Shopping, equipment rentals, and dining opportunities are within walking distance of the lodge.  Please observe hand washing and mask wearing in your hotel rooms or chalets when not eating and drinking.

Pricing / Options Costs

Standard Package - 3 nights lodging...$270


Private Room - 3 nights lodging .........$540

Lift tickets are NOT included.
If you plan to ski Mammoth you either need to have an IKON pass or buy tickets in advance on their website. Tickets areon sale nowfor the season and some dates will likely sell out very fast - buy your tickets now if you want to ski. They will not sell day of tickets at the window. All sales are only online at:

At this time Mammoth says IKON pass holders do not have to make reservations. IKON Bass Pass holders have 8 friends and family tickets at 25% off Mammoth ticket prices – must call ahead to purchase your tickets. As date draw closer ticket prices will go up in price and sell out.
Senior 65+ tickets for 3 of 5 days are $423.30,
Adults 23 to 64 are $517.14.
As the dates draw nearer the ticket will either sell out or go up in price and yes they will sell out.

Tamarack is offering passes for Seniors at $229 and Adults at $299. Prices go up on November 25th. IKON pass holders can get Tamarack passes for $199 and $229.
For help finding discounted lift tickets,
contact the trip captain if you need assistance.

Trip Sign up and Payment

Sign ups and payment due by Feb. 22, 2021


Mailing Address for Checks:


P.O. Box 6751

Santa Barbara, CA 93160


Thursday, March 25, 2021 to Sunday, March 28, 2021
Mammoth Mountain
Additional Info:
Lydonna Walker
Ski Trip Front End Events
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
A cancellation fee of $50 will be charged regardless of circumstances. You will be liable for any and all additional liquidation cost that the club incurs due to a cancellation after the deadline(s).

Base trip costs (lodging, transportation) are paid to the trip provider 50 days prior to departure. No refund will be available unless the trip captain can fill your spot.

Participants are encouraged to acquire travel insurance to cover unanticipated situations.

Please see the Ski Trip Frequently Asked Questions page for more details.
No Fee