Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling Shady Rest to Bald Mountain

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  • The ride from Shady Rest to Bald Mountain is a classic long ride on groomed intermediate terrain, through woods and open country, with spectacular views of the Sierra and the Long Valley Caldera. From the Shady Rest OSV staging area take the A trail north through the tunnel at Hwy 395 and continue all the way to the D trail. Turn right and ride to the log cabin at the summit of Bald Mountain. This is a perfect place to have a picnic. On your return, take the D trail to the I trail. Turn right and head north to the tunnel at June Lake Junction, where food and fuel are available for the trip back along the G trail. Click here for current snowmobile grooming information. Winter recreation maps are available at the Mammoth Welcome Center and on the Inyo National Forest web site. Snowmobile riders are required to understand closure boundaries and stay out of closed areas.

  • The ride from Shady Rest to Bald Mountain is a classic long ride on groomed intermediate terrain, through woods and open country, with spectacular views of the Sierra and the Long Valley Caldera. From the Shady Rest OSV staging area take the A trail north through the tunnel at Hwy 395 and continue all the way to the D trail. Turn right and ride to the log cabin at the summit of Bald Mountain. This is a perfect place to have a picnic. On your return, take the D trail to the I trail. Turn right and head north to the tunnel at June Lake Junction, where food and fuel are available for the trip back along the G trail. Click here for current snowmobile grooming information. Winter recreation maps are available at the Mammoth Welcome Center and on the Inyo National Forest web site. Snowmobile riders are required to understand closure boundaries and stay out of closed areas.

Avalanche Forecast for 12/14/2017

  • Stubborn old hard wind slabs sitting on top of weaker sugary faceted snow is still the main avalanche concern thru Friday. Be wary of this combination on non-southerly facing near-tree line and above slopes. While unlikely, it remains possible that a rider could find an isolated spot where the slab is thin and this combination could be reactive and a slide could be triggered. Find out More
  • Experience Checklist

    • Camera
    • First-aid kit
    • Flashlight
    • Fuel
    • Headlamp
    • Knowledge and understanding of local conditions
    • Map or GPS device
    • Picnic lunch
    • Smartphone
    • Snowmobile
    • Snowmobile helmet
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen/lip protector
    • Telephoto lens
    • Tools/spare parts
    • Warm clothing
    • Water
    • Winter gloves
    • Winter Recreation Map

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    Experience Information

    Trail Length
    52.3 miles
    Trail Surface
    Snow
    Duration
    Half day

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G Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail 13.4 Snow Cross Country Skiing Snowmobiling Snowshoeing
I Trail - Groomed Snowmobile Trail 12.9 Snow Cross Country Skiing Snowmobiling Snowshoeing

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  • Hours/Season: Day use only | Year Round 

  • Biking  Cross Country Skiing  Hiking  Off Highway Vehicles  Pets  Skateboarding  Snowmobiling 

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