Skiing & Snowboarding Blogs

For the Love of Spring in the Eastern Sierra

Apr 18, 2015 / Monica Prelle

As the spring sun begins to shine, rising above the White Mountains on the horizon, Mammoth skiers and snowboarders wake to a frosty morning. They begin their coffee and breakfast rituals while gearing up for the day. But there is plenty more to do than just ski and snowboard, or run. MORE

Tips for Spring Skiing and Riding in Mammoth Lakes

Apr 07, 2015 / Jason Abplanalp

Spring is a fantastic time to hit the slopes of Mammoth Mountain. MORE

Spring at Mammoth Mountain: How to Ski It

Mar 18, 2015 / Monica Prelle

With 300 days of sunshine a year, plus an average snowfall of 400 inches, Mammoth Mountain is no doubt the top spring skiing destination in California, maybe even the world. MORE

An Ode to June Mountain

Mar 14, 2015 / Monica Prelle

At June Mountain, the skiing isn’t entirely about the skiing. MORE

Zen and the Art of Ski (or Snowboard) Maintenance

Jan 29, 2015 / Jason Abplanalp

Ask any die hard skier or rider; a well maintained and tuned set of skis or snowboard can be the difference between an epic day and a mediocre day on the slopes. Consider these six tips for keeping your equipment in top shape and while tuning your own planks is not guaranteed to bring a moment of clarity, it will sure give you a feeling of self-satisfaction. MORE

5 Valuable Tips for Visiting Mammoth Lakes on a Budget

Jan 27, 2015 / Jason Abplanalp

Consider these five dollar-stretching tips for getting the best value out of your time in the mountains.  With the savings, you may be able to plan an additional trip to the winter wonderland of Mammoth Lakes! MORE

Ski Buyer’s Guide

Dec 02, 2014 / Monica Prelle

From powder sticks to all mountain skis and park twin tips, the latest gear for skiing is better than ever before. We talked to employees at a couple of ski shops in Mammoth and asked what they recommend for skiing Mammoth Mountain’s big mountain terrain, and the Unbound parks and pipes. Here is what Dave at P3 Mammoth and Madeline at Footloose Sports recommend for the 2014/2015-ski season. MORE

Olympic Snowboarder Kelly Clark on Mammoth Living and Snowboarding

Nov 11, 2014 / Monica Prelle

Four time-Olympian Kelly Clark moved to Mammoth in 2002 to train with the U.S. Snowboard team. The mountain, the community, and the weather captured her heart, and the Vermont-native decided to make Mammoth Lakes her permanent home base. MORE