Tamarack Lodge & Resort Cross Country Ski Center, 163 Twin Lakes Road, Mammoth Lakes; (760) 934-2442, http://www.tamaracklodge.com/Ski_Center. Full-day snowshoe and pole rental, $27 for adults, $23 for children; afternoon rental, $23 and $19. Expansive, on-site areas for snowshoeing.
Kittredge Sports, 3218 Main St., Mammoth Lakes; (760) 934-7566; http://www.kittredgesports.com. Full-day snowshoe rental, $14; half-day (five hours), $10. Rentals are by shoe size. Kittredge also advises no tennis shoes; water-proof hiking or snow boots are your best bet.
Footloose Sports, 3043 Main St., Mammoth Lakes; (760) 934-2400; http://www.footloosesports.com. Full-day snowshoe rental, $15; after noon, $11 (with a next-morning grace period for returns).