What California is Doing to Control COVID-19 and How it Affects Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Mountain Covid

With as much as we’ve learned about COVID-19 over the past year, we’re still learning how to live with COVID in the picture. The result has been changing guidelines and rules for people and businesses alike, and the only thing we know for sure is that there will be more changes coming. That means that … Read more

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

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

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

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 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