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.

My Great Love of Mammoth Lakes

Dec 30, 2022 / Liz Fieser

As the year winds down, one (sometimes) local shares her reflections on her love for Mammoth Lakes It’s an unconventional love story but a beautiful, full-circle tale of first venturing to Mammoth Lakes and why I am now back, currently typing this from Mammoth Coffee Roasting Co.  Let me set the... MORE

Dos Alas’ Eclectic Eating Experience

Dec 30, 2022 / Lauren MacLeod

Mammoth Lakes Tourism food writer Lauren MacLeod reviews the fresh and favorite restaurants of the Eastern Sierra – and tells the stories behind them.  The warm atmosphere of Dos Alas CubaRican Cafe & Lounge, complete with eclectic art and vibrant salsa music, is the perfect cure for any frosty Mammoth... MORE

Find the Perfect Holiday Tree in Mammoth Lakes

Dec 14, 2022 / Monica Prelle

Nothing makes your home feel more seasonally festive than the scent of pine. Whether you buy your holiday tree or cut it down by yourself. This guide will help you. MORE

Enjoy the Holidays in Mammoth Lakes

Dec 14, 2022 / Rebecca Davison

Whether you spend a quiet day gathered around a crackling fireplace, hit the slopes or enjoy a little of both, you’ll definitely want to eat! MORE

Top 10 Alternative Mammoth Lakes Winter Adventures

Dec 14, 2022 / Monica Prelle

Winter adventures in Mammoth Lakes are not limited to skiing and snowboarding on the slopes anymore. MORE

5 Winter Activities in Mammoth Lakes Other than Skiing & Snowboarding

Dec 14, 2022 / Betsy Temple-Truax

Mammoth Lakes is renowned for world-class skiing and snowboarding, but there is more to do here in the winter, both on and off the snow.  MORE

Where to Find the Best Pizza in Mammoth Lakes

Dec 09, 2022 / Betsy Temple-Truax

When it comes to great pizza, Mammoth Lakes truly delivers. After a full day of outdoor exertion and adventure in the stunning Eastern Sierra, there’s nothing more satisfying than a delicious pizza with great toppings, perhaps accompanied by a pitcher of a local brew (or root beer for the kids).... MORE

I’m Not a Pro

Dec 01, 2022 / Liz Fieser

But I just spent a week training in a pro’s playground I am not a pro athlete, but I’ve spent the last week training and living at the Mammoth Lakes Crib. When you’re a midpack runner it’s hard to see yourself at a level of ability close to the pros.... MORE