It’s nearing the end of a Mammoth Lakes training stint for Alexi Pappas and the Oregon Track Club Elite runner is already planning her return for next year. Pappas first trained in the high elevation town last January, but it is more than just the performance benefits of altitude training that...MORE

If you’re anything like me, the challenge of running your first marathon evokes your inner neurotic-self. After finishing my first half-marathon, I registered for the Los Angeles Marathon, and immediately began to obsess about it.MORE

Though Mammoth Mountain is famous for its downhill mountain bike park, there are plenty of options for those who prefer to pedal up, down and all around. From the famed Lower Rock Creek Trail to the popular Mammoth Rock Trail there are cross-country rides for those looking to climb and descend on two wheels.MORE

From mountain biking on trails to cruising on the town paths, Mammoth Lakes has something to offer for bicyclists of all abilities. Whether you are a novice looking to ride in Mammoth Lakes for the first time or a beginner wondering how to get started, we have you covered. This is your beginner’s guide to biking Mammoth Lakes.MORE

To really enjoy your mountain biking vacation in Mammoth Lakes, you’ll need to be geared up properly for the sport. There are plenty of trails to choose from for beginners to advanced riders, but you’ll need a few mountain biking essentials before you hit the trail. Be prepared for your mountain biking adventure with all the gear you need.MORE

Nike Trail Team’s David Laney is fresh off an 8th place finish at the 2015 Western States Endurance Run. After a quick recovery he has refocused on the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, a grueling 100-mile trail race across the Alps starting and finishing in Chamonix, France. To prepare for the...MORE Lakes is ideally situated in the Eastern Sierra Nevada with the John Muir and Ansel Adams Wilderness in our backyard. With hundreds o miles of hiking trails you can easily hike to Yosemite National Park or Sequoia and King’s Canyon National Park in a multi-night backpacking trip. There are also endless possibilities for short over night trips to alpine lakes. Here are a few of our favorite backpacking destinations.MORE

Depending on the length of your run, you may not need anything additional to your normal running gear, but if you are going to make a good habit of trail running, and want to go on longer runs you might need a few things specific to trail running. Here are a few trail running essentials to get you started on the right foot.MORE

Backpacking is a combination of hiking and camping. You are basically hiking your overnight gear into a wilderness location and spending a night or two camping in the great outdoors. Before you trek out on a backpacking trip for a night or a few there are a few things to know about backpacking in Mammoth Lakes.MORE