Kalyn LePre

Wildflower Photography Tips in the Eastern Sierra

May 23, 2016 / Kalyn LePre

Wildflower blooms vary depending on season and on yearly weather patterns, including winter snowfall and spring and summer rain. Altitude also plays a role in when and where wild flowers bloom. Kendra Knight from Bluebird Imaging joins us to give a few tips for wildflower photography in the Eastern Sierra. MORE

Snowshoeing near Mammoth Lakes: Tips and Trails

Mar 07, 2016 / Kalyn LePre

Winter offers a striking new experience to the hiking trails you love in summer. Even of the most advanced hikers marvel at the spectacular winter scenery at their favorite Eastern Sierra spots. But you don’t have to be an advanced hiker to enjoy snowshoeing. All skill-levels can get out and into the mountains... MORE

Off Road Adventures in the Eastern Sierra

Sep 03, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

Mike McCarthy from Sierra Responsible Riders offers tips for riding OHVs and dirt bikes at altitude. MORE

Intermediate Downhill Mountain Biking Tips with Liz Cunningham

Aug 27, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

Liz Cunningham, Ambassador for Yeti Cycles, gives some very helpful tips to ensure safety while riding as well as taking your biking skill from beginner to the intermediate level. Mountain biking, like any other action sport, has mental barriers to overcome, but with these easy-to-apply tips the transition to becoming a better... MORE

Birding by Ear in the Eastern Sierra

Jul 29, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

Dave Marquart, an interpretive naturalist for California State Parks, joins us to talk about birding in the Eastern Sierra. When most of us listen to birdsong, it's a pleasant sound that reminds us of nature, but when Dave hears birdsong, it's more like a symphony of sounds and species. While it takes a certain type of person to love birding, many people can kindle a deeper connection to nature and take the opportunity to unplug through birding. MORE

Lake Fishing Tips in the Eastern Sierra

Jul 22, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

Chris Leonard, a professional fishing guide for Kittredge Sports, shares tips for fishing on Eastern Sierra lakes. MORE

Fat Biking in Mammoth Lakes

Jul 07, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

Fatbikes have been growing in popularity over the past couple of years. In this video Jen Girard, owner of Eastside Wide Fat Bike Rentals, talks about what makes fat bikes so fun and offers some trail recommendations for beginning, intermediate and expert fatbike riders. MORE

Adventures with Your Best Friend: Hiking With Dogs in Mammoth Lakes

Jul 01, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

The Eastern Sierra is a dog’s paradise—natural lakes, wide-open trails and plenty of woodsy smells. Whether you’re looking for an easy paved walk or a stunning mountain trek, there are plenty of options you and your pooch will love. Here are some tips from Scott Quirsfeld from the Eastside K9 Avalanche Rescue for hiking with your dog. MORE

Top Tips for Road Cycling In and Around Mammoth Lakes

Jun 16, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

Top tips and rides for cycling in one of the most stunning mountain regions in the world. MORE

Bears in Mammoth Lakes

Jun 09, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

If you've been to Mammoth Lakes, you've probably seen the "Don't Feed Our Bears" stickers on dumpsters, cars and on signage all over town. If your planning your first trip, look for them. They're everywhere!  I caught up with Steve Searles, the local wildlife specialist to talk about Bears in Mammoth Lakes. We talked about why it's important not to feed them, what to do if you encounter a bear, and how to stay bear safe in the backcountry. MORE