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.

Exploring The Village at Mammoth in Summer

Jul 16, 2021 / Alexia Wellons

The Village at Mammoth a hub for pre- and post-summer adventures, including dining, shopping and events.  MORE

Mammoth Track Club Update: Summer 2021

Jul 12, 2021 / Andrew Kastor

For the last five years, everyone in the sport of track and field had been patiently waiting for the opportunity to compete in, and make, a U.S. Olympic Team. Our Mammoth Track Club athletes were no different. MORE

Win $500 By Exploring Spring Trails with the Mammoth Lakes 100 Trail Challenge!

Jul 08, 2021 / Dakota Snider

This summer, get off-the-beaten-path, explore lesser-known trails in Mammoth Lakes and win $500 with the Mammoth Trail Challenge. MORE

Where to Celebrate Special Occasions in Mammoth Lakes

Feb 23, 2021 / Molly Horner

There’s nothing better than celebrating a special occasion with a few drinks, an amazing meal and great company. If you will be visiting Mammoth Lakes during a birthday, anniversary or holiday, or want to celebrate a milestone or a special someone just because, there are many restaurants in town that... MORE

Mammoth Track Club 2020 Season Recap

Feb 09, 2021 / Andrew Kastor

The year 2020 started out pretty well for the Mammoth Track Club Elite Team. Reid Buchanan and Nico Montanez both ran 1:01 for the half marathon in Houston, Tim Gorman had two top 10 performances at our U.S. Indoor Track and Field Championships, running well in the 1-mile and 2-mile... MORE

Visitors Share Their Favorite Spots for Takeout & Delivery Food in Mammoth Lakes

Feb 05, 2021 / Dakota Snider

We all know that there is nothing better than an insider tip, especially when it comes to food. We asked on Instagram what your favorite restaurants are around Mammoth Lakes and why. After sorting through hundreds of responses, here are some of the pro-tips we learned from all of you.... MORE

What You Need to Know about Cannabis Use in Mammoth Lakes

Jan 26, 2021 / Molly Horner

If you’re planning a trip from out of state, or curious about specific policies in Mammoth Lakes, then read on for a quick recap of California's cannabis rules and regulations, as well as where to purchase cannabis locally. MORE

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