Cross Country & Nordic Skiing Blogs

Embrace the Winter Adventure in Mammoth Lakes

Oct 21, 2019 / Visit Mammoth

If a charming mountain town surrounded by larger-than-life, truly awe-inspiring natural wonders sounds good to you, then Mammoth Lakes is the perfect playground for your next winter adventure.  MORE

Mammoth Cures for Common Maladies

Oct 21, 2019 / Visit Mammoth

Need a cure for life’s bummers? Prescription Mother Nature to the rescue in the mother of all outdoor playgrounds. MORE

A Luxurious Winter Getaway to Mammoth Lakes

Feb 10, 2018 / Monica Prelle

Mammoth Lakes is the ultimate destination for a luxurious getaway. So why wouldn't you travel here in style? MORE

Top 10 Alternative Mammoth Lakes Winter Adventures

Dec 05, 2017 / Monica Prelle

Winter adventures in Mammoth Lakes are not limited to skiing and snowboarding on the slopes anymore. MORE

Top XC Skiing Tips from Brian Ellison of Brian’s Bicycles & Cross-Country Skis

Mar 09, 2017 / Monica Prelle

When Brian Ellison worked at the Highlands Lodge on Old Mammoth Road in the early ’70s, he put a sign out on the street reading “Honk for Bike Service.” That was the beginning of Brian’s Bicycles and Cross-Country Skis, long before he had a storefront and expanded to the ski business.... MORE

Visiting Mono Lake During the Winter

Nov 11, 2016 / Mike McKenna

Winter is known as the “quiet season,” although you wouldn’t know if you’re stuck in rush hour traffic in LA, or find yourself at Tusks Bar in Mammoth Mountain on a Saturday afternoon. For those who like to put the silence back into the quiet season, taking a day trip... MORE

Try Something New: Full Moon Tours

Mar 23, 2016 / Monica Prelle

Want to experience the mountains under the light of the full moon? There are plenty of places to go and explore Mammoth after dark and winter is no exception. From snowshoeing to cross country skiing, and a backcountry lodge that serves gourmet food there are plenty of nighttime destinations and... MORE

Try something new XC Skiing

Feb 17, 2016 / Monica Prelle

The  skis  feel so light under your feet, that it’s almost like nothing is there. The forest is quiet. The breeze rustles the treetops, but on the  trails  you feel  only  sunshine on your face. You will glide over the freshly groomed snow and as other skiers pass by they smile and say hello. You’ll notice that everyone is genuinely happy. MORE