Mammoth Lakes Insider’s 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.

Learn About Mammoth Lakes Backcountry Travel & Avalanche Safety

Jan 13, 2021 / Meghan Miranda

Looking to get into the backcountry this season, but aren’t sure where to start? Well, the simple answer is that you should always start with safety. Whether you’re backcountry skiing or splitboarding, snowmobiling, or even snowshoeing, traveling in the backcountry comes with more inherent risk compared to inbounds on the... MORE

Mammoth Lakes Takeout & Delivery Guide

Dec 03, 2020 / Molly Horner

NOTE: Mammoth Lakes is currently operating under California’s stay-at-home order, which prohibits non-essential travel, short-term lodging and all indoor and outdoor dining. Takeout and delivery is permitted. If you’re looking for a bite to eat, there are plenty of options around town where you can order for pick up or delivery.... MORE

Introducing the Mammoth Lakes e-Gift Card

Nov 21, 2020 / Molly Horner

The Mammoth Card is the perfect gift solution, as it allows the recipient to choose where in town to spend their e-gift card, while also helping support small businesses in our community. MORE

Mammoth Track Club End of Season Update

Nov 14, 2020 / Andrew Kastor

Winter has been amazing for training in Mammoth Lakes and the rest of the Eastern Sierra.  MORE

FAQs for COVID-19 Recreation & Activities

Nov 13, 2020 / Meghan Miranda

As restrictions are slowly lifted, here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about recreation and activity closures in Mammoth Lakes and the surrounding areas. MORE

What’s New in Mammoth Lakes This Winter

Nov 10, 2020 / Lara Kaylor

With the change of seasons there are a lot of new things happening up here at 8,000 feet. MORE

Skip TSA & Fly to Mammoth Lakes in Luxury

Nov 04, 2020 / Meghan Miranda

If getting from the airport to the slopes faster and with less hassle sounds like your thing, read on to learn more about flying to Mammoth Lakes on Advanced Airlines this winter. MORE

7 Picnic Spots Perfect for Takeout Meals in Mammoth Lakes

Jul 22, 2020 / Meghan Miranda

When the weather is warm enough (or if you’re willing to bundle up on a chilly night) an outdoor picnic is the perfect way to connect and enjoy a meal and maybe even a stellar sunset with family and friends after a day out adventuring. Grab takeout from your favorite local... MORE