Tips for Hiking at Elevation

Unless you’re lucky enough to live in Mammoth Lakes, chances are you’re going to be breathing extra hard while hiking here thanks to the elevation. The town of Mammoth Lakes sits at nearly 8,000ft above sea level, which means even just visiting without acclimating could result in altitude sickness. If you’re hiking through the area, … Read more Tips for Hiking at Elevation

What You Need to Know About Eastern Sierra Camping and Wilderness Permits

People travel from all over the world to the Eastern Sierras for good reason. From mountain peaks to meadows full of trout stocked streams, there’s something for everyone in the wilderness surrounding Mammoth Lakes. However, if you’re unfamiliar with the different types of public lands and the permits necessary to access them you could stumble … Read more What You Need to Know About Eastern Sierra Camping and Wilderness Permits

What You Need to Know About Mammoth Lakes Youth Summer Camps

Summer youth camps are great opportunities for kids to build and strengthen friendships and relationships with siblings, but in a place with as many outdoor activities as Mammoth Lakes there is much more possible. From skating to wilderness exploring, Mammoth Lakes has a summer camp for every interest. We’ve listed a few of them below, … Read more What You Need to Know About Mammoth Lakes Youth Summer Camps

Mammoth Lakes Spring Hiking Trails

Skiing and snowboarding are thrilling and challenging, but for every jump, turn, and feature you’ll find on the slopes there are just as many spectacular sights and incredible natural wonders on a good hike. Of course, when you’re hiking at Mammoth’s elevation hiking is plenty challenging too. Spring hiking is the best way to leave … Read more Mammoth Lakes Spring Hiking Trails

What to Do In Mammoth Lakes When the Mountain is Closed

It’s hard to imagine too much snow being a bad thing, but as the storms from this weekend showed it’s possible for so much snow to fall that Mammoth Mountain has to close down. At ASO Mammoth we know that it’s hard to watch snow fall and not head straight to the mountain, but when … Read more What to Do In Mammoth Lakes When the Mountain is Closed