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.
Sep 11, 2014 / Monica Prelle

When Becky Wade crossed the finish line first at the California International Marathon last year, she quickly became one of the top young marathon runners in the country. With a 2:30 marathon debut in Sacramento, the Rice University alumna is considered a serious contender for the 2016 Olympic team.MORE

Sep 08, 2014 / Monica Prelle

Standing on top of just about any mountaintop in the Sierra Nevada is sure to provide a scenic view—an ocean-like expanse of peaks as far as the eye can see. The range is home to 10 mountains taller than 14,000 feet including the highest in the Lower 48 and more than 100 peaks reach 13,000 feet.MORE

Aug 28, 2014 / Monica Prelle

Mammoth Lakes is one of the top hiking destinations in California for a reason. There are endless destinations with rugged beauty and hiking trails to lead you there, but like any popular area, the trails can be busy especially during peak hiking season. Next time you are heading out for a hike, try a new trail that is a little off the beaten path. There are plenty of trails in our backyard that are less visited and equally as spectacular. Here are 5 hikes to try on your next visit:MORE

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