How to Stay Safe Around Wildfire Smoke

Wildfire Smoke in Mammoth Lakes

Remote, untouched wilderness is what most people are looking for when they head out into the outdoors, but the dangers of the wilderness can creep into popular parks, camps, and even cities on the wind through wildfire smoke. All over California, people have been dealing with wildfire smoke whether they’re in a cabin in the … Read more How to Stay Safe Around Wildfire Smoke

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 and Yosemite National Park

Yosemite and covid-19

Millions of people visit Yosemite National Park every year, but 75% of Yosemite’s visitors pack the park between the months of May and October. Even then, the majority of the visitors gather in Yosemite Valley. Given the huge number of people packing into a relatively small area, you can see how important it is that … Read more What You Need to Know About COVID-19 and Yosemite National Park

What You Need to Know About the Mammoth Lakes Shuttle

They say that there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but there is a free Mammoth Lakes shuttle that will drive you to lunch. With as much as there is to see and do year-round in Mammoth Lakes, you need to get around. If you visited Mammoth without a car or just don’t want … Read more What You Need to Know About the Mammoth Lakes Shuttle

When Will the National Forests Re-open Around Mammoth Lakes?

Mammoth Forest Re-Open Mammoth Lakes

The 2020 California wildfires have been anything but predictable or precedented. Not only has fire and smoke interfered with daily life in Mammoth Lakes, but it has been so dangerous that forest officials have been forced to close public lands surrounding town, specifically the Inyo National Forest and the Sierra National Forest. Accordingly, during October, … Read more When Will the National Forests Re-open Around Mammoth Lakes?

How to Find the Best Fall Colors in Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Fall Colors

When you’re visiting somewhere with as many mountains, trees, and lakes as Mammoth has, you’ll be hard pressed to find a bad view during the fall. However, the difference between a pretty view and a spectacular one can be breathtaking, and here at ASO Mammoth we want everyone who visits Mammoth Lakes to see its … Read more How to Find the Best Fall Colors in Mammoth Lakes

How the 2020 California Wildfires are Affecting Mammoth Lakes for the Weekend of 10/02/20

The Creek Fire

The ASO Mammoth team is happy to report that we’ve seen progress this week as the containment of the Creek Fire increased and firefighters were able to make progress around the fire’s western and southern edges. We are only at the beginning of October though, so we are far from out of the woods with … Read more How the 2020 California Wildfires are Affecting Mammoth Lakes for the Weekend of 10/02/20

How to Make a Safe No-Fire Campfire During Fire Restrictions

Safe No-Fire Campfire

When stage 3 fire restrictions are in place (Wood and charcoal fires, including wood-burning stoves are prohibited at all elevations), but you are going camping and you still want a campfire, you have to get creative! This is exactly what happen to the ASO Mammoth team on a recent camping trip to the Zion National … Read more How to Make a Safe No-Fire Campfire During Fire Restrictions

So Much Has Gone Wrong During 2020. Here’s Your Chance to Make Something Right for Dogs in Need

SBACC Seal Beach Animal Care Center

It’s no secret that just about everyone is struggling through 2020. To make matters worse, there’s not much the average person can do to right the wrongs that we’re all working through right now. However, thanks to Seal Beach Animal Care Center (SBACC), you now have a chance to right a wrong. SBACC is a … Read more So Much Has Gone Wrong During 2020. Here’s Your Chance to Make Something Right for Dogs in Need

How The 2020 California Wildfires are Affecting Mammoth Lakes for the Weekend of 9/25/20

Creek Fire Mammoth Lakes

As much as everyone here on the ASO Mammoth team would like to leave the 2020 wildfires in the rearview as soon as possible, there’s a reason they call it a fire season. Despite the hard work and sacrifice of all the men and women currently fighting the fires near Mammoth Lakes, there is still … Read more How The 2020 California Wildfires are Affecting Mammoth Lakes for the Weekend of 9/25/20