Winter Activities Blogs

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

Your Ultimate Guide to Winter Climbing in the Eastern Sierra

Jan 23, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

Accomplished local rock climber, Josh Dibble shares his tips for winter rock climbing in the Eastern Sierra. MORE

Top Spots for Snowshoeing in Mammoth Lakes

Jan 21, 2015 / Monica Prelle

One of the best ways to explore the great outdoors in the winter is to go snowshoeing, From frozen lakes to snow-capped mountain streams and frosted pine trees there are plenty of serene environments to inspire an outdoor winter adventure. MORE

Your Ultimate Snowshoeing Guide

Jan 20, 2015 / Monica Prelle

Snowshoeing is essentially hiking in the winter on snow and is not only great exercise, but you’ll also see some fantastic scenery.  MORE

Winter Recreation in Mammoth Lakes

Jan 14, 2015 / Kalyn LePre

John Wentworth, co-founder of the Mammoth Lakes Trails and Public Access Foundation offers ideas for different recreation activities you can do in the Mammoth Lakes area. For all these activities, always be sure to dress for the occasion and wear the proper clothing. MORE

Best Bets: 10 Tips for Surviving Your (and everyone else’s) Mammoth Lakes Holiday Vacation

Dec 12, 2014 / Betsy Temple-Truax

Mammoth is a great place to spend a holiday ski vacation. Guess what? Lots and lots of people agree and some of them have been spending their holiday vacations here for years. Embrace the vibrancy that comes with having so many people in town, on the slopes, and in the shops. It’s festive. MORE

Ski Buyer’s Guide

Dec 02, 2014 / Monica Prelle

From powder sticks to all mountain skis and park twin tips, the latest gear for skiing is better than ever before. We talked to employees at a couple of ski shops in Mammoth and asked what they recommend for skiing Mammoth Mountain’s big mountain terrain, and the Unbound parks and pipes. Here is what Dave at P3 Mammoth and Madeline at Footloose Sports recommend for the 2014/2015-ski season. MORE

Best Bets: Everything You Need to Know About the Mammoth Ice Rink

Nov 26, 2014 / Betsy Temple-Truax

It’s feeling more and more like winter in Mammoth Lakes, and that means my family is eagerly anticipating the opening of the Mammoth Ice Rink. The ice rink is located at 416 Sierra Park Road, next to the Mammoth Lakes library, and is a public facility operated by the Town of Mammoth Lakes. This year the ice rink is scheduled to open on Friday, November 28! MORE