Mammoth Lakes Locals Blog

Stories and Adventures By Mammoth Lakes Locals

Welcome to the Mammoth Lakes Locals 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. From outdoor adventures and snow reports to details on the newest restaurants and events in town, you’ll get the scoop and latest updates from the people who know Mammoth Lakes best.

Race in the Most Beautiful Place: Mammoth Lakes Set to Host Array of Endurance Events

Jun 13, 2017 / Visit Mammoth Staff

From the gravity-fueled mayhem of the Kamikaze Bike Games to the podium of AMGEN Tour of California to Mammoth Lakes Half Marathon– which follows a training route that’s led some to the Olympics–Mammoth Lakes’ race calendar offers something both for the world’s elite distance athletes and those just looking for... MORE

6 Tips for Learning to Fish in Mammoth Lakes

Jun 13, 2017 / Visit Mammoth Staff

With fishing, getting started is often the hardest part. MORE

The Man Behind Mammoth Lakes’ Legendary Trout

Jun 07, 2017 / Jason Abplanalp

To many of the anglers of the Eastern Sierra, Tim Alpers is a name that is synonymous with huge, trophy-size trout. For decades, the scenic Alpers Owens River Ranch produced world-class trout from its hatchery along the breathtaking flanks of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. While he is most known for... MORE

Triathlete Jenny Fletcher Tests VO2 Max at the Mammoth Performance Lab

Jun 06, 2017 / Monica Prelle

After 15 minutes of easy running, Jenny Fletcher does some gentle stretches then straps an oxygen mask to her face and gives a thumb’s up to confirm that she’s ready. It’s not a normal workout for Fletcher, a 41-year-old professional triathlete and Los Angeles resident who is training in Mammoth... MORE

Your Heart, Lungs and Blood Chemistry Don’t Know the Difference!

Jun 01, 2017 / Andrew Kastor

While training in Mammoth Lakes runners may encounter hills, rocky trails, snow, wind and altitude. Many runners train with GPS watches to help keep them on pace, whether it’s an easy recovery day or a hard threshold workout. Runners training in and around Mammoth Lakes (above 7000’) need to know what to... MORE

Guided Fishing Trips for Beginners

May 30, 2017 / Meghan Miranda

From gear and technique to when and where to go, there’s a lot that you don’t want to leave up to chance on your first fishing adventures. MORE

Crib Alumni Crush Amgen

May 26, 2017 / Visit Mammoth Staff

For the second consecutive year guests of the Mammoth Endurance Crib stood atop the podium at the men’s and women’s Amgen Tour of California, North America's most prestigious pro bike race. MORE

What Type of Fisherman Are You?

May 17, 2017 / Meghan Miranda

Check out some of our favorite fishing blog posts and videos to find the best tips and tricks for you. MORE