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Top Spots for Spring Camping in the Eastern Sierra

While the snow is quickly melting, campgrounds might be slow to open, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pitch a tent. There are year-round campgrounds open in Mammoth Lakes and the Eastern Sierra, as well as dispersed camping options.

Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | March 23, 2015

We got 2 inches of snow on Sunday night and it’s been pretty chilly. The cold temperatures will stick around for the rest of the week which will help keep the snow in good shape.

7 Things to Do in Spring in Mammoth Lakes

Springtime in Mammoth Lakes is what California is all about and I have 7 things you can do while you’re here.

Interpretive Hikes of the Mammoth Lakes Region: Hot Creek Gorge

The Hot Creek Gorge is a spectacular interpretive site and recreation area located only 8 miles southeast of Mammoth Lakes, CA. At this location, water from superheated geothermal springs interacts with a cold, alpine stream and visitors get a first-hand view of geological processes actively shaping the Eastern Sierra landscape. The interpretive area is easily accessible throughout most of the year and a well maintained and short trail descends into the middle of the geothermal activity.

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7 Things to Do in Spring in Mammoth Lakes

Springtime in Mammoth Lakes is what California is all about and I have 7 things you can do while you’re here.

Interpretive Hikes of the Mammoth Lakes Region: Hot Creek Gorge

The Hot Creek Gorge is a spectacular interpretive site and recreation area located only 8 miles southeast of Mammoth Lakes, CA. At this location, water from superheated geothermal springs interacts with a cold, alpine stream and visitors get a first-hand view of geological processes actively shaping the Eastern Sierra landscape. The interpretive area is easily accessible throughout most of the year and a well maintained and short trail descends into the middle of the geothermal activity.

Best Bets: Kid-Friendly Holiday Events and Activities in Mammoth Lakes

The holidays are here in Mammoth Lakes! There are some great festivities happening all over town and so many ways to enjoy our winter wonderland. Here are my best bets for your 2014 holiday family ski vacation.

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.

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Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | March 23, 2015
Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | March 16, 2015
Mammoth Mountain Snow Report: March 9, 2015
Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | March 2, 2015
  • Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | March 23, 2015

  • Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | March 16, 2015

  • Mammoth Mountain Snow Report: March 9, 2015

  • Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | March 2, 2015