Mammoth Lakes Insiders Blog

Mammoth Lakes Insiders Blog

Welcome to the Mammoth Lakes Insider Blog, where you'll find real locals writing about their adventures in the mountains and offering you trip ideas and tips to make your next trip to Mammoth lakes awesome. You'll find everything from outdoor adventures, local history, food and dining culture and even theater reviews.
Aug 27, 2014 / Monica Prelle

After a hot, grueling hike along a mountainous trail, there is nothing wilderness can offer that is more rewarding than the view of an alpine lake. The bright blue sky and rugged mountain peaks create a stunning backdrop. 

With alpine meadows, wildflowers, and sparkling water your hiking destination will most likely inspire your inner Ansel Adams. Pack your camera and take a hike to one of these alpine lakes. MORE

Aug 27, 2014 / Betsy Temple-Truax

Spending Easter at home in Mammoth Lakes is a tradition for my family. There are lots of fun kid-oriented activities around town and nothing beats spring skiing at Mammoth Mountain! We like to check out at least one egg hunt and always ski as a family on Easter, keeping an eye out for skiing Easter bunnies on the slopes. After skiing we go out to eat, either to a special brunch or one of our favorite local restaurants. It’s the perfect way to relax, celebrate, and enjoy springtime in the mountains. MORE

Aug 26, 2014 / Lara Kaylor

Newlyweds Rowan and Mike Torckler visited Mammoth Lakes recently, but it wasn’t a starry-eyed honeymoon that brought them here. Mike is a professional road cyclist who was taking advantage of Mammoth Lakes’ Endurance Crib for the second summer in a row. The high-altitude roads of Mammoth Lakes brought Mike and Rowan back for more because they understand the benefits of working out at elevation. Read More