Hiking & Backpacking Blogs

Local’s Guide to a Fall Getaway in Mammoth Lakes

Sep 29, 2021 / Monica Prelle

Exploring the great outdoors in the autumn season is a must-do in the Eastern Sierra. MORE

7 Fall Color Hikes Near Mammoth Lakes

Sep 16, 2021 / Monica Prelle

To experience fall in Mammoth Lakes, set out on foot and hike some of the top trails for fall colors. MORE

Win $500 By Exploring New Trails with the Mammoth Challenge

Jul 08, 2021 / Meghan Miranda

This summer, get off-the-beaten-path, explore lesser-known trails in Mammoth Lakes and win $500 with the Mammoth Trail Challenge. MORE

8 Ways to Recreate Responsibly in the Mountains

Jun 26, 2020 / Meghan Miranda

If you love recreating in Mammoth Lakes, then learning how to take care of the mountains and forests you adventure in is part of being a responsible visitor.  MORE

3 Trailheads with Hikes to Amazing Alpine Lakes in the Mammoth Lakes Basin

Jul 25, 2019 / Meghan Miranda

Pack your camera and take a hike to one of these alpine lakes in the Mammoth Lakes Basin.  MORE

8 Hikes for Wildflower Viewing in Mammoth Lakes

Jul 17, 2019 / Monica Prelle

As the season gets warmer, the peak bloom rises in elevation, but there is almost always a trail to see flowers. MORE

5 Hikes for Waterfall Viewing in the Eastern Sierra

Jun 01, 2019 / Monica Prelle

The Eastern Sierra has many cascading falls tucked in canyons around each bend in the trail. MORE

7 Things to Do in Spring in Mammoth Lakes

Mar 27, 2019 / Monica Prelle

Springtime in Mammoth Lakes is what California is all about. Here are seven things you can do while you're here to get a taste of the action. MORE