Hiking & Backpacking Blogs

Hiking & Backpacking Blogs

It’s back-to-school time and fall is just around the corner. We’re still enjoying plenty of great weather here in the mountains and late summer and early autumn is a terrific time to visit the area. Mammoth Lakes is centrally located to a number of amazing attractions, and the amenities here make it an ideal base for your family vacation or weekend getaway.MORE

Frequent Sierra trekkers consider the contents of their backpacks an extension of their very beings. The most famous pack identity is that of early twentieth century Sierra mountaineering legend Norman Clyde. Norman Clyde roamed the High Sierra from his home in the Owens Valley and in the 1920 and '30s recorded more than 130 first ascents, and topped out on every 14,000-foot peak in California.MORE

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