Skiing & Snowboarding Blogs

Top Tips for Families Considering Ski School This Winter

Dec 05, 2016 / Betsy Temple-Truax

There are many things to consider when planning a ski trip and, for most families, the question of whether to enroll your children in lessons merits major consideration. Here are some tips if you’re planning a winter vacation to Mammoth Lakes and want to get your kids out on the... MORE

Local Profile: Dan McConnell’s Morning Report is Legendary

Nov 15, 2016 / Monica Prelle

Dan McConnell says he’s not a weatherman but his Morning Report is the most popular weather forecast in Mammoth Lakes. Learn more about his rise to local celebrity status and get some tips on his favorite places to eat, ski and explore.  It was 40 degrees below zero in Minnesota... MORE

Local’s Guide to a Winter Weekend in Mammoth Lakes

Oct 24, 2016 / Visit Mammoth Staff

Find out the best times to go skiing or snowboarding, when to pack it up for the day and how to get the best apres and dining experience in Mammoth Lakes. MORE

One Spring Day: Ski, Bike, and Run

Apr 24, 2016 / Monica Prelle

It’s the most wonderful time of year in Mammoth. The snow up high on the mountain is holding up to the warm days, but still freezing at night and turning into epic corn in the late morning—leaving plenty of time in the afternoon for a bike ride. And if you can find the energy to go for a run in the evening before the sun sets you’ve got yourself the ultimate Sierra trifecta. MORE

Behind the Scenes with Mammoth Mountain’s Ski Patrol

Mar 01, 2016 / Monica Prelle

Snow dripped onto my face, ran down my cheek, and slowly found its way to the warm cradle of my neck where it settled into a small puddle. If I moved my arms to wipe the snow off my face, more dripped. It was a futile attempt since I was... MORE

Insiders Guide to Little Eagle Lodge

Jan 22, 2016 / Monica Prelle

As you ride up the six-pack Little Eagle Express you’ll soar high above the slopeside condos and see a bird’s eye view of the mammoth Crest and Sherwin Range. While other skiers and snowboarders are riding the shuttle or driving to higher elevation lodges, you’ll already be skiing. MORE

A Perfect Weekend of Skiing and Riding at Mammoth Mountain

Dec 03, 2015 / Monica Prelle

From après ski and fine dining to ice skating, bowling, and sledding there is a lot of fun to be had off the slopes too. This is your hour-by-hour, day-by-day guide to three perfect days skiing and riding at Mammoth. MORE

4 Tips for Beginner Skiers and Snowboarders

Dec 02, 2015 / Monica Prelle

You don’t have to look like a newbie just because you are a beginner. Everyone has to learn somehow, so let us help you out. Here are our top tips for beginner skiers and snowboarders from a few local experts. MORE