Winter Activities Blogs

Enjoying the Mammoth Trails System in Winter

Dec 04, 2015 / Monica Prelle

Snow doesn’t fall just on the ski area. The surrounding peaks and valleys and trails provide endless opportunities for adventure. MORE

A Perfect Weekend of Skiing and Riding at Mammoth Mountain

Dec 03, 2015 / Monica Prelle

From après ski and fine dining to ice skating, bowling, and sledding there is a lot of fun to be had off the slopes too. This is your hour-by-hour, day-by-day guide to three perfect days skiing and riding at Mammoth. MORE

4 Tips for Beginner Skiers and Snowboarders

Dec 02, 2015 / Monica Prelle

You don’t have to look like a newbie just because you are a beginner. Everyone has to learn somehow, so let us help you out. Here are our top tips for beginner skiers and snowboarders from a few local experts. MORE

Keep ’em Wet: Winter Fishing in the Eastern Sierra

Nov 20, 2015 / Mike McKenna

While everyone else is up on the hill, cozied up to the bar, or curled up in front of a fireplace, it’s easy to feel like you’ve got the world to yourself when you’re on the water. It’s just you and the trout, the occasional brace of waterfowl and the impressive work of Mother Nature during her season of silence. A good day of winter fishing can be nothing shy of magical. The type of moments only great poets can hope to properly praise. MORE

Winter Fun for Weekday Warriors

Nov 17, 2015 / Meghan Miranda

Early bird gets the worm, and the weekday warrior gets zero lift lines! MORE

A Wintry Doubleheader: Skiing and Fly Fishing near Mammoth Lakes

Nov 14, 2015 / Mike McKenna

I’ve been to 43 countries and have been to mountain ranges all over the world. The Eastern Sierra beats them all, hands down,” Chris said. “Skiing powder in the morning and catching wild trout in the afternoon. It’s crazy. There’s nothing better. It’s the best of both worlds. MORE

Dave Turner: Record-breaking Paraglider Pilot

Apr 03, 2015 / Monica Prelle

When Dave Turner landed in Verdi, Nevada last spring, he became the first paraglider to complete a full crossing of the state of California—and he did it solo and unsupported. Thirty days earlier he set out from Ventura, California hiking his wing to the coastal mountains in Ojai, and flew north over the Mojave Range and the Sierra Nevada mountains, hiking and flying until he completed the record-breaking vol-biv journey. We caught up with Dave to chat about his adventures in paragliding. MORE

An Ode to June Mountain

Mar 14, 2015 / Monica Prelle

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