Kalyn LePre

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

Backpacking in the Eastern Sierra 101: What You Need to Know to Plan Your Trip

Jun 04, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

Scott McGuire, from the Mountain Lab, gives some great tips for beginning back packers who want to get into backpacking in the Eastern Sierra. MORE

A Beginner’s Guide to Hiking in Mammoth Lakes

May 27, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

There's so many options for hiking near Mammoth Lakes and in the Eastern Sierra. Here are few trails first time visitors and beginning hikers should check out when they arrive in Mammoth Lakes. MORE

Your Ultimate Guide to Winter Climbing in the Eastern Sierra

Jan 23, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

Accomplished local rock climber, Josh Dibble shares his tips for winter rock climbing in the Eastern Sierra. MORE

Winter Recreation in Mammoth Lakes

Jan 14, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

John Wentworth, co-founder of the Mammoth Lakes Trails and Public Access Foundation offers ideas for different recreation activities you can do in the Mammoth Lakes area. For all these activities, always be sure to dress for the occasion and wear the proper clothing. MORE

Pro Tips for Fall Fishing in Mammoth Lakes

Oct 14, 2014 / Kalyn LePre

Doug Rodricks, professional fishing guide with Sierra Drifters, shares tips to help you make the most of your next fall fishing trip to Mammoth Lakes. MORE

Family Friendly Biking in Mammoth Lakes

Oct 07, 2014 / Kalyn LePre

While Mammoth Mountain Bike Park is known for it's extreme downhill trails and features, Mammoth Lakes offers an abundance of options for family biking. From gentle dirt trails to scenic paved routes, you'll find a something for the entire family. According to Matt Finnegan, from Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes, the weather is nearly perfect and the scenery is unbelievably beautiful, making Mammoth Lakes nearly ideal for family vacations to the mountains. MORE

Your Ultimate Guide to Hiking with Dogs at Mammoth Lakes

Sep 03, 2014 / Kalyn LePre

I caught up with Michael Johnson our US Forest Service Representative for Mammoth Lakes to discuss tips on hiking with your dogs. MORE

Your Ultimate Guide to Backcountry Fishing in the Eastern Sierra

Aug 27, 2014 / Kalyn LePre


Your Ultimate Guide to the Mammoth Lakes Basin

Aug 27, 2014 / Kalyn LePre

I caught up with John Wentworth, founder of MammothTrails.org and Mammoth Lakes Town Council Member to talk about the best ways to enjoy the Mammoth Lakes Basin. MORE