Hiking & Backpacking Blogs

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

8 Places for Winter Hiking in Mammoth Lakes

Nov 27, 2018 / Jessica Kennedy

When you think about hiking, T-shirts and sunscreen may come to mind. But with a few extra layers, hiking becomes the perfect year-round activity. Even in the winter wonderland of Mammoth Lakes, there are plenty of hikes for the non-skier in your group or for everyone to enjoy on a... MORE

33 Unique Things to Do in Mammoth Lakes this Summer

May 22, 2018 / Monica Prelle

No matter your interests or ability level, our little Eastern Sierra mountain town has something for everyone. MORE