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Mammoth Mountain Winter 2012

Winter Snowfall Forecast The rumor mill has started with people starting to think about a 1000 inches of snow this winter. Although this is just a rumor, signs of winter have already hit the Eastern Sierras with a dusting of snow on the top of several peaks this past week. The snow didn’t last long but with thunderstorms and cold temperatures beginning to hit the Mammoth Area winter is right around the corner. Thunderstorms are… Read more.

Mammoth Lakes Recent News

Mammoth Lakes Planning Commission The Town Council of Mammoth Lakes recently appointed Madeleine “Mickey” Brown to a three year term as Planning Commissioner. In a recent interview she stated that “I feel strongly that our town is at a crossroads and that we all have an invested interest in its future. I want to use my talents to contribute to that future.” Additionally, she is serving on the Economic Stimulus Council which is a private/public… Read more.

Mountain Biking in Mammoth Lakes

This summer I took some time to enjoy the Mammoth Lakes multi use trail system for biking around town as well as the mass amounts of mountain biking trails Mammoth Mountain has to offer. With so many options there’s endless bike rides you can take all summer long, some trails even used for trail running and hikers. The local multi use trail system around town has finally had some completions this summer that have proven… Read more.

Living in the Eastern Sierra

Raising Kids in the Eastern Sierra Bishop California is a picturesque town nestled at the base of the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. The surrounding area has a population of approximately 11,000 residents and sits at an elevation of 4,147 feet. Bishop is a popular destination point for recreational enthusiasts including, rock climbers, hikers, skiers, hunter, fisherman, landscape photographers, OHV riders and rock hounds. With some of the world’s most scenic views Bishop has easy… Read more.

Canyon Lodge

Canyon Lodge Real Estate Many Canyon Lodge real estate owners and visitors alike consider Canyon Lodge to be one of the best places in the Mammoth Lakes area to spend some time; this is of course when they aren’t hitting the links, or spending time on the lake or the mountain. The lodges features several shops as well as spaces for concerts, retreats and meetings; accommodating groups of varying sizes.  The first floor cafe offers… Read more.

Top Dollar

In Mammoth, ski-in and ski-out properties with sweeping views of the mountains command top dollar. Since Mammoth Mountain is operated on Forest Service land, there are very few true ski-in and ski-out properties. However, Mammoth does have 3 main portals in Town which access Mammoth Mountain. The main portals are Canyon Lodge, The Village Gondola and the Eagle Lodge area. The other portal is Main Lodge but currently there is only nightly lodging available in… Read more.

Location, Location, Location

There is an old real estate saying that location is everything. Well, it is paramount in the mountains. Unlike your home in the city, in the mountains it is really important to understand how the weather will impact your lifestyle. Natural sunlight (passive solar) is really crucial during winter months to help with the efficiency of heating your home and keeping that cost low. So characteristics of a home like south facing windows can be… Read more.