Where to Trail Run in Mammoth Lakes

The best places for trail running combine challenging terrain with beautiful scenery, which means Mammoth Lakes is already a world-class trail running destination. Add in Mammoth’s high elevation that challenges runners even further, and you can see why people travel from all over the world to trail run in Mammoth Lakes. All those visitors need […] 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

How to Hike on Trails that Still Have Snow on Them

How to Hike on Trails that Still Have Snow on Them The elevation of the Eastern Sierras makes for some of the best skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling in the world. If you like to hike though, all that snow can keep the trails closed throughout spring and even well into summer. If you can’t wait […] 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

The Best Tips for a Day Trip from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite

The Best Tips for a Day Trip from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite We love all national parks, but Yosemite is one of the most spectacular in the entire world. Thanks to the soaring cliffs, stellar views, and unbelievable hiking, Yosemite National Park is a must-see area for anyone who loves nature. Not only that, but […] Click to Read This Article

COVID-19 Safety and Outdoor Sports Tips

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Anyone who has been to Mammoth Lakes knows that spending time outside in the Eastern Sierra is the perfect escape, and thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic just about everyone could use a trip to the mountains for some outdoor sports. Fortunately, the huge spaces and open air that the great outdoors provide are ideal for […] Click to Read This Article

Why You Shouldn’t Stack Rocks While Hiking

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There are plenty of things that can catch your eye when hiking near Mammoth Lakes thanks to the beautiful natural scenery, but there’s also one thing that could catch your eye because it’s unnatural. Stacked rocks, also known as rock cairns, dot hiking trails, campgrounds, and wildernesses all the way from Florida to Washington state […] Click to Read This Article