Winter Activities Blogs

Local’s Guide to a Winter Weekend in Mammoth Lakes

Oct 24, 2016 / nollic

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

Try Something New: Full Moon Tours

Mar 23, 2016 / Monica Prelle

Want to experience the mountains under the light of the full moon? There are plenty of places to go and explore Mammoth after dark and winter is no exception. From snowshoeing to cross country skiing, and a backcountry lodge that serves gourmet food there are plenty of nighttime destinations and... MORE

Snowshoeing near Mammoth Lakes: Tips and Trails

Mar 07, 2016 / Kalyn LePre

Winter offers a striking new experience to the hiking trails you love in summer. Even of the most advanced hikers marvel at the spectacular winter scenery at their favorite Eastern Sierra spots. But you don’t have to be an advanced hiker to enjoy snowshoeing. All skill-levels can get out and into the mountains... MORE

Three Perfect Days Snowshoeing in Mammoth Lakes

Mar 01, 2016 / Monica Prelle

Snow-capped mountains, frozen lakes, and frosted pine trees are a scenic backdrop for your mountain adventure, and snowshoeing is a fantastic way to see the sights in winter. Snowshoeing in Mammoth Lakes you’ll notice that the air is crisp and cold. The sun warms the trees just enough to give... 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