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.
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

Jan 10, 2015 / Jason Abplanalp

Like many western mountain towns, the first Europeans to settle in the Mammoth Lakes area were drawn by wealth locked deep within the expansive landscape. Gold was discovered in the vicinity of Old Mammoth in 1877 and thousands of men rapidly flocked to the region in the hopes of striking it rich. Today, evidence of these industrious pioneers remains throughout Old Mammoth and no object is able to tell the story of Mammoth's early history better than the historic Knight water wheel.MORE

Dec 13, 2014 / Monica Prelle

With winter season in full swing, it’s time to start shopping for the latest gear. We talked to shop employees around Mammoth and asked them their favorite snowboards for the year, what they recommend for riding Mammoth Mountain’s big mountain terrain, and the parks and pipes.MORE