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.
Oct 02, 2014 / Andy Geisel

Some of you might know that, in addition to skiing in winter, I’ve also recently gotten hooked on running. Here in Mammoth Lakes, we like to play hard, and we workout alongside some of the world’s best athletes, who train here. Having done a couple of races, one thing that I’ve noticed is that more and more athletes are turning to chocolate milk – that’s right, plain old chocolate milk – to aid in their workout recovery process.MORE

Sep 25, 2014 / Stacy Corless

Peak bagging is, in a sense, a lofty pursuit—though the loft might come from elevated altitude rather than soaring intellect. Whatever your views of Darwinism, use the milestone as a good excuse to head to the mountains to celebrate your bipedal ability and opposable thumbs.MORE

Sep 15, 2014 / Monica Prelle

Mammoth Lakes is an outdoor paradise like no other—the rugged natural beauty of our backyard makes it an ideal hiking destination. With an extensive system of trails in Mammoth, you won’t need to go far to find a trailhead, but there are also exceptional destinations to the north and south, so you’ll never have to hike the same trail twice, unless, of course, you love it that much.MORE