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Mammoth Lakes Half Marathon

There is a half Marathon every weekend in California this year. The Mammoth Marathon and San Diego Marathon is promoted as a challenge.  The Mammoth Half Marathon is a premier race event and the 2nd leg of the San Diego – Mammoth Challenge. The race is organized by the San Diego Half Marathon team. The San Diego Half Marathon is a nonprofit 501(c)(3). 100% of the net proceeds from the Mammoth Half Marathon & 5K event… Read more.

Did You Hike With Your Dog Today?

With the end of Spring soccer season and barely a week break since school let out, the Godoy family headed straight into swim team season. (Go Sharks! – Mammoth Lakes Swim Team) The only time I’ve had a chance to peek in on local Mammoth events has been taking advantage of our local hikes with our new puppy (a tired dog is a good dog!)  The trails are filling up again with families as well as… Read more.

Mammoth Lakes 12th Annual VillageFest

Tucked high in the Eastern Sierras is one of this California’s best kept secrets. VillageFest which has been dubbed, “The World’s Highest Rib Cook Off” is about to enter into its 12th year and the stakes couldn’t be higher. Taking place at 8,050 ft. above sea level this free 3-day event takes place at The Village at Mammoth Lakes where local restaurants compete for the taste buds of the lucky public and the titles of… Read more.

Poking Around Mammoth’s Mines

Mammoth Lakes is well known for its numerous outdoor adventure options. But before Mammoth became a world class destination for recreation, it was a mining town. First founded in 1887, Mammoth became the hub for a number of mining claims of the Lakes District. Only after the Gold Rush waned in the early 1900’s, did adventuring tourists start to redefine Mammoth. One of my favorite adventures growing up here as a kid was to explore… Read more.

Mammoth Fall Century and Grand Fondo

It is now late April and the time to decide if I will put my body through a summer of conditioning to be able to ride the 103 mile course that starts in The Village in Mammoth and ends there sometime between four and ten hours later. The course has a start and finish altitude of 8074 feet. Over the entire race course the gain in altitude is over 6,000 feet. You will not be… Read more.

Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra

I got involved with Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra (DSES) last year for the first time, after living in Mammoth for 19 years. The only regret I have, is that I waited so long to get involved. Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra is a volunteer based nonprofit organization, dedicated to changing the lives of children and adults with disabilities. DSES offers year round sports and activities, which create inspiring challenges which are made possible by providing expert… Read more.

Countdown to Mammoth Mountain Opening Day!

  Mammoth Mountain Opening Day is November 13, 2014! The nights are getting colder, leaves are falling off the trees, and it’s almost time for everyone’s favorite day of the year…Mammoth Mountain Opening Day!! Mammoth Mountain will officially open for the 2014/2015 on Thursday, November 13 at 8:30 a.m. Haven’t experienced a Mammoth Mountain opening day yet? It’s something every skier should experience in their lifetimes. While snow conditions can sometimes be questionable (Mammoth is… Read more.

The Minaret Vista Trail

Minaret Vista – a great trail to enjoy year round! Minaret Vista Trail is a jeep trail located off CA-203, just behind the kiosks at the Minaret Vista overlook.  The vista kiosks define the Minarets, Mt. Ritter and Mt. Banner on the horizon and the Devil’s Postpile and the San Joaquin River Valley area below.  This section of the Inyo National Forest is also home to the John Muir and Ansel Adams Wilderness areas, John… Read more.

Mammoth Mountain Buys Southern California Ski Resort

For months, heck even years, there has been the rumor that Vail Resorts was interested in buying Mammoth.  Depending on who you spoke with here in town – was it going to be a good thing or another corporate conglomerate taking over our little town.  But today the word is out that Mammoth Mountain is the one doing the buying. As of early Wednesday morning, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area (owner of Mammoth Mountain and June… Read more.

Mammoth Lakes a Stress-Free Lifestyle

Mammoth Lakes, California is one of the most picturesque locales in the United States. Lucky visitors flock to partake in the splendor of the area during every season of the year, but the truly fortunate choose to call Mammoth Lakes home for all or part of the year. Mammoth Lakes condos offer those individuals desiring a more permanent residence in nature’s serene beauty the stress-free lifestyle that they so crave. When people are gifted with the… Read more.