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Jon Hornbeck’s Journey to Road Cycling

Apr 23, 2015 / Visit Mammoth Staff

It’s 1:15 pm on a Thursday in early April and Jon Hornbeck is hungry. The 25 year-old pro cyclist is hungry to prove himself to his new race squad, the most prestigious domestic team in the the US: Hincapie Racing Team. He’s hungry to grow his coaching and cycling camps/events business, Fast... MORE

Eat, Sleep, Train: Tips for Altitude Training from cyclist Kristabel Doebel-Hickok

Feb 27, 2015 / Visit Mammoth Staff

Professional cyclist Kristabel Doebel-Hickok responds well to altitude training. “I have really a really high VO2 max, so when I’m at sea level I have to kill my legs to get a lung workout,” Doebel-Hickok said during a stay at the Mammoth Lakes Endurance Crib. “Being at altitude gives my... MORE

June Lake Triathlon: A Homegrown Celebration of Mountains and Community

Feb 12, 2015 / Visit Mammoth Staff

The June Lake Triathlon has become known as “the toughest race in the most beautiful place.” Based on the shoreline of June Lake, the course is one of triathlon’s most challenging, but the vistas are second to none. If you’re Race Director Alana Levin, however, all that remote beauty also... MORE

Newly Married Athletes Return to the Mammoth Lakes Crib

Jan 21, 2015 / Visit Mammoth Staff

Newlyweds Rowan and Mike Torckler visited Mammoth Lakes recently, but it wasn’t a starry-eyed honeymoon that brought them here. Mike is a professional road cyclist who was taking advantage of Mammoth Lakes’ Endurance Crib for the second summer in a row. MORE

Ben Jacques-Maynes’ Mammoth Cycling Roots

Jan 17, 2015 / Visit Mammoth Staff

Mammoth Lakes is all about making memories and family traditions even for the endurance athletes that visit the area for high altitude training. One such case is Ben Jacques-Maynes, professional road cyclist and 2014 winner of the King of the Mountains Jersey at the USA Pro Challenge in Colorado. MORE

[VIDEO] Packing for a Day Hike in Mammoth Lakes

Aug 26, 2014 / Visit Mammoth Staff

We caught up with Jon Crowley from Mammoth Mountaineering Supply to talk about how to properly pack your backpack for a day hike. Watch the video below. MORE

Welcome to the Mammoth Lakes Crib

Jan 04, 2014 / Visit Mammoth Staff

When you train in Mammoth Lakes, you’re training among the best. Hovering just below 8,000 feet, this small, yet extremely scenic, mountain town is the ideal spot for endurance athletes. Professional and elite runners, cyclists, triathletes and more can be found on the trails and roads throughout the area. They... MORE