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Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, Part 3

Review of independent films: They Look Like People, Proud Citizen and 20 Years of Madness

Beginner’s Guide to Road Biking in Mammoth Lakes

Long mountainous roads, wide shoulders, good pavement, and plenty of scenery—that’s what road cycling in Mammoth Lakes is all about. With little traffic and miles of pavement, the Eastern Sierra is truly a road cycling paradise. Just ask any one of the professional cyclists that train here. But you don’t have to be a pro to enjoy pedaling on the roads. Here is your beginner’s guide to road cycling in Mammoth Lakes.

Wildflower Photography Tips in the Eastern Sierra

Wildflower blooms vary depending on season and on yearly weather patterns, including winter snowfall and spring and summer rain. Altitude also plays a role in when and where wild flowers bloom. Kendra Knight from Bluebird Imaging joins us to give a few tips for wildflower photography in the Eastern Sierra.

Beginner’s Guide to Backcountry Fishing

The solitude of the wild with nothing between you and the stream, except for your fly line—sounds nice doesn’t it? There is nothing better than hiking into the mountains and casting a line in the backcountry. Here’s your beginner’s guide to fishing in the Eastern Sierra backcountry.

Recent Posts From Family Fun

Best Bets: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Around Mammoth Lakes for Families

One of the great characteristics of Mammoth Lakes is the community’s...

Best Bets: Fantastic Family Biking in the Mammoth Lakes Basin

Spring has arrived in Mammoth Lakes! The days are getting longer, trails are increasingly free of snow, and bikes are everywhere. The Mammoth Lakes Basin is the perfect place to enjoy a family ride in spring, summer, and fall. It’s accessible, spectacularly scenic, and you can make it as easy or as challenging an adventure as you like.

9 Top Hikes for Wildflower Viewing

Spring and early summer are spectacular for wildflower viewing in the Eastern Sierra. As the season gets warmer, the peak bloom rises in elevation, but there is almost always a trail to see flowers. Our favorite wildflower hikes are in and around Mammoth Lakes and offer mountain views, alpine lakes, and plenty of wildflowers.

Recent Posts From Food and Dining

Snow Bum Beef Stew

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…

Local’s Guide to a Weekend in Mammoth Lakes

Your insiders guide to the best times to go skiing or snowboarding, when to pack it up for the day and how to get the best apres and dining experience in Mammoth Lakes.

Cupid’s Cuisine: Getting to the Heart of Mammoth’s Valentines Day Dining Options

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, numerous images come to mind: Cupid and his arrow, heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, jewelry, cards and flowers. To that list, I’ll add food. That’s right, another way to the heart is through the stomach, and whether you’re courting that special someone, or wanting to celebrate a full-on relationship, a nice dinner out on Valentines Day is time-honored tradition.

In Mammoth Lakes, we get that, and we’ve put together some options for a special dining experience you might fall in love with.

Recent Videos

Wildflower Photography Tips in the Eastern Sierra
Riding Mammoth Mountain’s Main Park with Lonnie Kauk
Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | April 6, 2015
Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | March 29, 2015
  • Wildflower Photography Tips in the Eastern Sierra

  • Riding Mammoth Mountain’s Main Park with Lonnie Kauk

  • Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | April 6, 2015

  • Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | March 29, 2015