The ASO Journal, Everything Mammoth Mountain

How to Choose a Backpacking Tent

Camping can feel way more complicated than simply sleeping outside once you realize that there are mountains of camping gear on the market that are designed to make your camping trip comfortable. Backpacking is the opposite since you only bring what you can carry on your back. Accordingly, choosing a backpacking tent can feel like […] Click to Read This Article

Hiking’s Golden Rule: Leave No Trace

Hiking is a wonderful way to connect with nature, unwind from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and experience the beauty of the great outdoors. However, with the increasing popularity of hiking, it’s essential to follow a set of guidelines to ensure our adventures have minimal impact on the environment. This brings us to […] Click to Read This Article

When is Mammoth Lakes’ Mosquito Season?

There isn’t much that can ruin a beautiful view or hike during summer in Mammoth Lakes, but mosquitoes just might do it. That means that just about everyone wants to avoid Mammoth Lakes’ mosquito season. Of course, it’s not that simple. Fortunately, the ASO Mammoth team is here to help you avoid Mammoth Lakes’ mosquitoes […] Click to Read This Article

Mammoth Mountain’s Record Snowfall Attracts Olympians

For most people, by the time August rolls around their skis and snowboards have already been put away for months with several months to go until enough snow has fallen for them to be used again. Thanks Mammoth Mountain’s record-breaking snowfall though, the 2022/23 season only just ended and anyone who loves snow has taken […] Click to Read This Article

How to Swim Safely in Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes, nestled in the breathtaking Eastern Sierra region of California, is a haven for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. The picturesque lakes, surrounded by majestic mountains and lush forests, entice visitors to plunge into their crystal-clear waters. But before you jump in headfirst, you might wonder if it’s safe to swim in Mammoth Lakes. […] Click to Read This Article

How to Visit Mammoth Lakes without Spending a Fortune

Mammoth Lakes, a captivating destination nestled in the Eastern Sierra region of California, is a haven for nature lovers, adventure seekers, and outdoor enthusiasts. Boasting stunning landscapes, world-class skiing, and a multitude of recreational activities, it’s no wonder why Mammoth Lakes holds a special place in the hearts of many. If you’re wondering if you […] Click to Read This Article

The Most Stunning Lakes in the Mammoth Lakes Area

Nestled in the picturesque Eastern Sierra Nevada region of California, Mammoth Lakes is a true paradise for nature lovers. With its awe-inspiring landscapes, pristine alpine air, and numerous lakes, it’s no wonder visitors flock to this area in search of tranquility and natural beauty. Among the numerous breathtaking lakes, several stand out for their exceptional […] Click to Read This Article