It 's not the ingredients that matter; it's the technique. For maximum flavor, meat should be seared, alcohol deglazed, and vegetables sautéed. With Chef Algerøen’s advice, I perfected Snow Bum Beef Stew. Here’s how you make it...MORE

Depending on the snow levels, there are usually trails to run on in and around Mammoth Lakes year-round. Our favorite spots for winter running can be combined with other routes for longer distances, or just do an out-and-back to customize the run to your preferred time and length. Here are top running spots for running in the winter.MORE

It’s that time of year—the days are warm, the breeze is cool, and the nights are crisp. Most of the summer travelers have gone back to school and the Eastern Sierra is quiet again. While there are still a few weeks of summer left on the calendar, you may have noticed that Mammoth Mountain’s...MORE

With winter season in full swing, it’s time to start shopping for the latest gear. We talked to shop employees around Mammoth and asked them their favorite snowboards for the year, what they recommend for riding Mammoth Mountain’s big mountain terrain, and the parks and pipes.MORE

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

Professional photographer and longtime Mammoth local, Christian Pondella got his break he was skiing on Mammoth Mountain. Today he is a photographer for Red Bull and a senior lensman for Powder magazine. We caught up with him to talk about how he got his start as a photographer, how the industry has changed over the years, and how to get the shot.MORE