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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Monday, Apr 2, 2012 at 4:43 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mammoth for Memorial Day

Mammoth for Memorial Day

Ever skied in the summer season? You can this year. Read »

Friday, Mar 2, 2012 at 10:10 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Parent Tag Team Deal

The Parent Tag Team Deal

You and your partner both like to ski but there's a young one to care for, too. Mammoth has a suggestion for you. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011 at 5:16 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mammoth's Free Friday

Mammoth's Free Friday

Been itching to get up the mountain? Why not get your lift ticket waived? Read »

Thursday, Oct 6, 2011 at 6:48 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happy Early October, Mammoth

Happy Early October, Mammoth

The big mountain is getting a big snow. Read »

Thursday, Jun 23, 2011 at 4:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Independence Day on the Mountain

Independence Day on the Mountain

You haven't stowed your skis yet, right? Read »

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2011 at 12:43 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sparklers in the Snow

Sparklers in the Snow

A frosty Fourth of July? It could happen at Mammoth. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2011 at 3:36 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mammoth's 72-Hour Sale

Mammoth's 72-Hour Sale

Spring's here, so the snow'll be going. Best act fast. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 15, 2011 at 11:09 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Woolly's Winter Carnival

Woolly's Winter Carnival

Oh yeah. A mammoth on skis, in Mammoth. It all makes sense. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Greeting 2011 Up the Mountain

Greeting 2011 Up the Mountain

Mammoth preps to welcome 2011. Ski poles down, glass of bubbly up! Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mammoth Opening Day

Mammoth Opening Day

You could be on skis by the weekend. Read »

About
A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.
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ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER Alysia Gray Painter has blogged for NBCLA.com since October 2008, covering Los Angeles go-outs, restaurants, museums, hotels, as well as nearby Worth the Drive destinations. She served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.