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.

Mammoth Trail Fest Takes Flight

Sep 22, 2022 / Lara Kaylor

Inaugural event hits the dirt with plenty of donuts It’s been a dream in the making for several years, and now it’s time for the inaugural Mammoth Trail Fest to spread its wings and take flight. The passion project of Mammoth Lakes local and ultrarunner, Tim Tollefson, the Mammoth Trail... MORE

Mammoth Tuff Makes Its Debut

Sep 14, 2022 / Lara Kaylor

Are you Tuff enough? That is the question that’s been asked for the past two years as Mammoth Tuff event organizers Dave Sheek and Amanda Nauman weathered countless storms to get their event up and running. MORE

Choose Your Own Adventure at the Mammoth Gran Fondo

Aug 30, 2022 / Lara Kaylor

As temperatures begin to cool in the Mammoth Lakes area and the feeling of fall rolls in, an age-old tradition looms on the horizon. The Mammoth Gran Fondo occurs each year in September and offers riders three options to test themselves at altitude. Your first choice is the Piccolo. At... MORE

5 Reasons Why Fall is the Best Time to Visit Mammoth Lakes

Aug 27, 2022 / Betsy Temple-Truax

Yes, there is life after Labor Day in Mammoth Lakes! MORE

Mammoth Lakes’ Labor Day Weekend Activities

Aug 26, 2022 / Dakota Snider

Here's what's happening in town over Labor Day Weekend. MORE

Local’s Guide to a Fall Getaway in Mammoth Lakes

Aug 24, 2022 / Monica Prelle

Exploring the great outdoors in the autumn season is a must-do in the Eastern Sierra. MORE

7 Tips for Fall Color Photography From a Professional Photographer

Aug 17, 2022 / Dakota Snider

Getting a compelling photo of fall colors in the Sierra Nevada is no easy task. MORE

7 Fall Color Hikes Near Mammoth Lakes

Aug 16, 2022 / Monica Prelle

To experience fall in Mammoth Lakes, set out on foot and hike some of the top trails for fall colors. MORE