High-Altitude Training Blogs

Mammoth Lakes: A Triathlete’s Dream

Jan 17, 2015 / Lara Kaylor

Ironman Champion and two-time Duathlon National Champion, Matthew Russell visited the Mammoth Lakes Crib as he prepared for Ironman Canada on July 27, 2014. Russell, a triathlete specializing in the Ironman distance since 2010, won this event in 2012 and came in second in 2013. MORE

Off Season Cross Training in Mammoth’s Great Outdoors

Jan 07, 2015 / Monica Prelle

It’s that time of year—the days are warm, the breeze is cool, and the nights are crisp. Most of the summer travelers have gone back to school and the Eastern Sierra is quiet again. While there are still a few weeks of summer left on the calendar, you may have... MORE

Top 3 Mountain Bike Rides off the Beaten Path

Sep 23, 2014 / Monica Prelle

Sometimes you just want to go for a mellow mountain bike ride—just you and the trail. You want to try something new and different and ride where not many others go. There are plenty of trails on Mammoth Mountain Bike Park, but there are also a few around town that are more off the beaten path. MORE

How To Maintain Your Fitness Levels At Altitude

Sep 12, 2014 / Lara Kaylor

The benefits of altitude go beyond just bettering your workout; they can help you maintain your fitness level during an injury as well. MORE

Even for Athletes, Mammoth Lakes is a Family Tradition

Sep 12, 2014 / Lara Kaylor

Mammoth Lakes is all about making memories and family traditions even for the endurance athletes that now visit the area for high altitude training. One such case is Ben Jacques-Maynes, professional road cyclist and 2014 winner of the King of the Mountains Jersey at the USA Pro Challenge in Colorado. MORE

Becky Wade: Why I Visit Mammoth Lakes

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

Six Flippin’ Questions for Cam Zink

Aug 27, 2014 / Lara Kaylor

Cam Zink set the world record for the furthest backflip on a bicycle at Mammoth Mountain and our very own Lara Kaylor caught up with him and got to ask him some killer questions. MORE

Love at 8,000 Feet

Aug 26, 2014 / Lara Kaylor

Newlyweds Rowan and Mike Torckler visited Mammoth Lakes recently, but it wasn’t a starry-eyed honeymoon that brought them here. Mike is a professional road cyclist who was taking advantage of Mammoth Lakes’ Endurance Crib for the second summer in a row. The high-altitude roads of Mammoth Lakes brought Mike and Rowan back for more because they understand the benefits of working out at elevation. Read More   MORE