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.

7 Things to Do in Spring in Mammoth Lakes

Mar 27, 2019 / Monica Prelle

Springtime in Mammoth Lakes is what California is all about. Here are seven things you can do while you're here to get a taste of the action. MORE

The Argentinian Snowboard Team Takes Over the Mammoth Lakes Crib

Mar 21, 2019 / Sarah Rea

When your winter season is only about three months, traveling overseas to train is the only way to go pro. MORE

11 Tips for Enjoying Mammoth Lakes When You’re Not Training (From Retired USSA Athletes)

Mar 21, 2019 / Sarah Rea

Three athletes shared their advice for enjoying all Mammoth Lakes has to offer when you’re under 30… and retired. MORE

Healthy Food Options in Mammoth Lakes

Mar 06, 2019 / Alexia Wellons

After a day biking, hiking, skiing or fishing fuel up with these healthy options. MORE

Sledding & Tubing Tips from a Mammoth Mountain Snow Reporter

Feb 22, 2019 / Jessica Kennedy

Just like other winter sports, snow conditions make all of the difference when it comes to sledding.  MORE

A Week in the Life of Retired U.S. Ski & Snowboard Athletes at the Mammoth Lakes Crib

Feb 11, 2019 / Sarah Rea

“One of the coolest things about being here [as a retired athlete] is doing all the things you don’t necessarily get to do when you’re here for training.” MORE

Icelandic Runner Arnar Pétursson Trains at the Mammoth Lakes Crib

Jan 07, 2019 / Sarah Rea

“I talk to my family, my girlfriend, and my running friends each week, and I always say, ‘Man, I can’t believe this place. There is always something new.’” MORE

Where to Find the Best Winter Cocktails in Mammoth Lakes

Dec 19, 2018 / Becky Timbers

Warm up this winter with toe-thawing craft cocktails from Mammoth Lakes' bars, restaurants  and  pubs.  MORE