Winter Activities Blogs

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

Gear up for Winter Running

Feb 06, 2015 / Monica Prelle

The key to a successful and enjoyable winter run is wearing the right gear. Cold weather and snow can be fun if you are warm. MORE

The Winter Wildlife of Mammoth Mountain

Jan 27, 2015 / Jason Abplanalp

Mammoth Mountain is not only home to some of the best skiing and riding the country, but it's also the winter residence of a wide variety of Eastern Sierra wildlife. MORE

5 Valuable Tips for Visiting Mammoth Lakes on a Budget

Jan 27, 2015 / Jason Abplanalp

Consider these five dollar-stretching tips for getting the best value out of your time in the mountains.  With the savings, you may be able to plan an additional trip to the winter wonderland of Mammoth Lakes! MORE