Northeast of Mammoth Lakes, June Mountain is the sister resort to Mammoth Mountain (lift passes work interchangably). It has 30+ trails with a max vertical drop of 2,600 feet and was developed for snowboarding. Its located about 25 minutes north on US395 at SR158.
The June Mountain Ski Area was closed for the 2012/2013 season, but has reopened for the 2013/2014 season.
For nightlife, try Clocktower Cellar, Whiskey Creeek and the Rock NGrill all in Mammoth Lakes.
June Mountain is located about 20 miles North of Mammoth Lakes. From US 395, take Highway 158 West at the June Lake Junction, drive through June Lake Village approximately four miles to June Mountain Ski Area.
Overall, June Mountain Ski Area is the 16th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 19 snowboarding resorts in California.