Winter Activities Blogs

Work and Play in Mammoth Lakes

Oct 31, 2017 / nollic

Never choose between fun and productivity again with the Fort! MORE

Top XC Skiing Tips from Brian Ellison of Brian’s Bicycles & Cross-Country Skis

Mar 09, 2017 / Monica Prelle

When Brian Ellison worked at the Highlands Lodge on Old Mammoth Road in the early ’70s, he put a sign out on the street reading “Honk for Bike Service.” That was the beginning of Brian’s Bicycles and Cross-Country Skis, long before he had a storefront and expanded to the ski business.... MORE

Exploring The Village at Mammoth in Winter

Mar 02, 2017 / Monica Prelle

The Village at Mammoth a hub for pre- and post-winter adventures, including dining, shopping and events.  MORE

Navigating Mammoth Mountain’s Trails and Lifts

Feb 10, 2017 / Monica Prelle

The vast variety of terrain—open bowls, steep chutes, friendly groomers and off-piste trees—is why many skiers visit Mammoth Mountain time and again. With 28 chairlifts accessing 3,100 skiable acres and 150 named trails, there’s a lot of terrain to explore. Make the most out of your day on the mountain... MORE

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

Visiting Mono Lake During the Winter

Nov 11, 2016 / Mike McKenna

Winter is known as the “quiet season,” although you wouldn’t know if you’re stuck in rush hour traffic in LA, or find yourself at Tusks Bar in Mammoth Mountain on a Saturday afternoon. For those who like to put the silence back into the quiet season, taking a day trip... MORE

Winter Photographs That Will Make Your Friends Jealous

Nov 03, 2016 / Jason Abplanalp

When it comes to capturing winter’s majestic beauty, no place compares to Mammoth Lakes in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. With a thick blanket of pure-white snow, winter is the ideal time to capture and share epic photos of this legendary mountain playground.  Whether it’s cross-country skiing in the Mammoth Lakes Basin... MORE