Winter Activities 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

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

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

5 Winter Activities in Mammoth Lakes Other than Skiing & Snowboarding

Oct 21, 2016 / Betsy Temple-Truax

Mammoth Lakes is renowned for world-class skiing and snowboarding, but there is more to do here in the winter, both on and off the snow.  MORE

4 Perfect Vistas for Landscape Photography

May 03, 2016 / John Vallejo

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. MORE

7 Spots for a Scenic Winter Picnic

Mar 28, 2016 / Monica Prelle

The outdoors not only inspire us to set foot in the wild and take a great adventure, but also to relax and enjoy the view with some good food and company. Fill your picnic basket with good food and hot beverages, bring some warm clothes, a small shovel to clear your... MORE