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

Winter Car Camping Tips

We all dream of waking up, opening our door, and seeing mountains filled with fresh powder ahead of a day of skiing or snowboarding. What’s not so dreamy is the price you typically must pay for lodging that provides that kind of experience. Here at ASO Mammoth we believe that everyone should experience the joy […] Click to Read This Article

Tips for First-Time Campers

Going on your first camping trip? Great Choice! Staying outdoors may seem stressful if you haven’t done it before, but with a little experience it is one of the best ways to relax and get closer to nature. We want everyone who camps in Mammoth Lakes or anywhere else to have a blast, so the […] Click to Read This Article

Camping and Bear Safety in Mammoth Lakes

People come from all over the world to get close to nature in Mammoth Lakes. However, no one should get too close to a bear. The ASO Mammoth team wants everyone to hike, camp, and backpack in the mountains we love to call home, but more people entering the wilderness means more encounters with bears. […] Click to Read This Article

5 Tips for Hammock Camping

Everyone dreams of sleeping under the stars on their camping trip, but no one wants to lose sleep to an uncomfortable sleeping setup. Fortunately, hammock camping allows campers to elevate their sleeping setup with comfort and simplicity. The ASO Mammoth team is sharing tips to do just that here! Keep reading to see our tips […] Click to Read This Article

5 Tips For Summer Camping

When summer weather hits, there isn’t a better place to be than the mountains. Mammoth Lakes has plenty of those, but it also has all the lakes that the town’s name implies too. That makes our hometown the best summer camping area in California. Even with mountains and lakes though, the summer heat is no […] Click to Read This Article

What You Need to Know About Mammoth Lakes’ Trashy Thursdays

No matter if you’re walking to the store in town or backpacking through the wilderness near Mammoth Lakes, there’s a good chance that you’re doing it with a beautiful view. That’s why so many people love visiting Mammoth Lakes year-round. However, all those visitors mean there’s a greater chance for trash to be left behind. […] Click to Read This Article

Do You Need Wilderness Permits to Camp in Mammoth Lakes?

If you’re reading this, then chances are you know just how beautiful Mammoth Lakes is year-round for everything from skiing and snowboarding to camping and mountain biking. All the mountains, lakes, and trails that make Mammoth Lakes a beautiful place to camp attract millions of visitors though, which means that if we’re all going to […] Click to Read This Article

How to Plan a Fourth of July Trip to Mammoth Lakes

How to Plan a Fourth of July Trip to Mammoth Lakes There’s a ton to like about America, but one of the best things about the land we’re lucky enough to call home is the land itself! The Eastern Sierra Mountains that surround Mammoth Lakes is some of the prettiest land in all of America, […] Click to Read This Article

The Best Outdoor Activities for Kids in Mammoth Lakes

The Best Outdoor Activities for Kids in Mammoth Lakes There’s no better time to have an introduction to nature than when you’re young and ready to run. Not only is taking kids outside in Mammoth Lakes a great way to have fun as a family, but it also introduces them to an active lifestyle early […] Click to Read This Article