Beginner’s Guide to Road Biking in Mammoth Lakes

Long mountainous roads, wide shoulders, good pavement, and plenty of scenery—that’s what road cycling in Mammoth Lakes is all about. With little traffic and miles of pavement, the Eastern Sierra is truly a road cycling paradise. Just ask any one of the professional cyclists that train here. But you don’t have to be a pro to enjoy pedaling on the roads. Here is your beginner’s guide to road cycling in Mammoth Lakes.

Best (or Worst) Hill Climbs in the Eastern Sierra

Mammoth Lakes is situated on the edge of the Eastern Sierra, which means any road you want to ride is most likely going to climb a mountain pass. It’s a destination for cyclists who love hill climbing.

The Allure of Lake Mamie

It’s always fun to cast a day upon Lake Mamie, especially since it’s one of the most beautiful drive-to fishing lakes you’ll ever find.

Q&A with Ultra Runner Tim Tollefson

Not only is Mammoth Lakes local, Tim Tollefson a physical therapist at the Mammoth SPORT Center and Performance Lab, he’s also a professional runner for Hoka One One, GU Energy and DryMax. Tim is the 2014 USATF 50K Trail National Champion, the 2016 3rd Place UTMB (Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc) winner,…

Sara Hall Returns to Mammoth Lakes to Prep for NYC

Professional runner and former Mammoth Lakes resident, Sara Hall, returned to town recently for a high altitude training stint at the Crib in preparation for the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon. We caught up with Sara to find out how things were going and to wish her well. Crib:…

Easter Celebrations and Festivities in Mammoth Lakes

Hop your way around town this Easter weekend for tons of family fun. And keep an eye out for Woolly, the Easter Bunny and friends. Events begin April 15 and run throughout the weekend.

Pro Cyclist Sara Bergen Trains at the Mammoth Lakes Crib

“Mammoth Lakes now holds a super special place in my heart.”

4 Perfect Vistas for Landscape Photography

While there are plenty of beautiful vistas along US 395, if you get off the highway and explore you’ll find some breathtaking photo opportunities.

The History and Geology of the Bodie Ghost Town

Preserved in a state of “arrested decay”, visitors to Bodie are able to explore the turn of the century remains of one of California’s most lucrative mining districts.

Trail Runner David Laney on Trails and Trials

Nike Trail Team’s David Laney is fresh off an 8th place finish at the 2015 Western States Endurance Run. After a quick recovery he has refocused on the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, a grueling 100-mile trail race across the Alps starting and finishing in Chamonix, France. To prepare for the high altitude…