Mammoth Lakes Insider's Blog

Mammoth Lakes Insider's Blog

Welcome to the Mammoth Lakes Insider 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. You'll find everything from outdoor adventures, local history, food and dining culture and even theater reviews.
Feb 03, 2015 / Monica Prelle

Depending on the snow levels, there are usually trails to run on in and around Mammoth Lakes year-round. Our favorite spots for winter running can be combined with other routes for longer distances, or just do an out-and-back to customize the run to your preferred time and length. Here are top running spots for running in the winter.MORE

Jan 29, 2015 / Jason Abplanalp

Ask any die hard skier or rider; a well maintained and tuned set of skis or snowboard can be the difference between an epic day and a mediocre day on the slopes. Consider these six tips for keeping your equipment in top shape and while tuning your own planks is not guaranteed to bring a moment of clarity, it will sure give you a feeling of self-satisfaction.MORE

Jan 27, 2015 / Mike McKenna

December 7th, 1941 is a day that lives in American infamy. February 19, 1942 is another day that lives in far-less-famous American infamy. On that fateful day, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This instructed the Secretary of War, Henry Stimson, to take whatever “reasonable action the Secretary deemed necessary” concerning the evacuation of Japanese Americans and to set up “Military Areas,” now known as “War Relocation Centers” (WRC)—but perhaps best described as “Concentration Camps”—throughout the West.MORE