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

So you are heading to Mammoth Lakes to spend some time mountains. There is no better way to experience the great outdoors than pitching a tent and sleeping under the stars. If you’ve never been camping before, or if you haven’t gone since last summer and need some reminders, we have tips and advice on how to plan a camping getaway to Mammoth Lakes.MORE

The good news is that one of America’s favorite national parks is just one hour north of Mammoth Lakes. The even better news is that you don’t even have to drive.MORE

With 3,882,642 annual visitors, Yosemite is third most popular national park in America. The park is also expecting delays due to road construction projects through out the summer. If crowds and road construction aren’t your thing we have a few suggestions on Yosemite Alternatives.MORE

One of the best parts about visiting Mammoth Lakes is wildlife viewing. Though the bears are one of the biggest attractions, there are birds of prey, alpine rodents and even endangered Sierra Nevada Bighorn. Here are some of the unique animals of the Eastern Sierra.MORE

If you are anything like me on my first day riding on Mammoth Mountain, you’ll be unprepared and learn quickly that the reward of crashing in pumice is at best an uncomfortable raspberry abrasion. (Pumice is the same rock that is used to scrub feet of dead skin and calluses.) But you don’t have to learn the hard way, like I did.MORE