Visiting Mammoth for The Holidays in 2019? Here’s What to Do

When it comes to visiting Mammoth Mountain over the holidays, there is only one real drawback. The crowds. People from all over the world flock to Mammoth thanks to incredible snow, a world-class ski mountain, and majestic mountain views that all work together to make a postcard worthy Holidays. However, with enough planning ahead you … Read more Visiting Mammoth for The Holidays in 2019? Here’s What to Do

What to Do at Mammoth Mountain if You Can’t Ski or Snowboard

After being lucky enough to live and work in the shadow of Mammoth Mountain for as long as we have at ASO Mammoth, it’s hard to imagine not skiing or snowboarding here. If there’s one thing we’ve learned from all the people who rent and buy ski and snowboard gear in our shop though, it’s … Read more What to Do at Mammoth Mountain if You Can’t Ski or Snowboard

How to Avoid Crowds at Ski Resorts

When you look up at the summit of Mammoth Mountain from the base, it’s hard to imagine crowds ever being a problem. After all, Mammoth is made up of over 150 trails with 3,500 skiable acres that offers something for beginners and professionals alike. Still, the team here at ASO Mammoth has been riding Mammoth … Read more How to Avoid Crowds at Ski Resorts

What You Need to Know for Your First Visit to Mammoth Mountain

As members of the Mammoth Lakes community, the team here at ASO Mammoth loves seeing and hearing from people who travel from across the country and beyond to ski, snowboard, or just relax at Mammoth Mountain. Whether it’s a storm that drops a few feet of snow in the middle of spring or it’s one … Read more What You Need to Know for Your First Visit to Mammoth Mountain

How to Move to a Ski Town

Did you just decide that you want to live in a ski town like Mammoth Lakes but are unsure how? Have you always wanted to move to a ski town but never seriously looked into it? If you answered yes, then you came to the right place. The ASO Mammoth team loves living in Mammoth … Read more How to Move to a Ski Town

U.S. Ski Resorts with the Earliest Opening Days

Even if the snow isn’t the best or there is only a fraction of the mountain open, people flock to the mountains on opening day all over the country as fall turns to winter and snow covers the slopes. The ASO Mammoth team is one of the biggest offenders, but can you blame us? After … Read more U.S. Ski Resorts with the Earliest Opening Days

The Easiest Way to See Fall Colors in Mammoth Lakes

Trees change colors all over America during Autumn, but you won’t find falls colors like those in Mammoth Lakes anywhere else. Leaves turn warm orange, fiery red, and golden yellow due to a combination of cold temperatures and moisture. In most places the leaves change uniformly, but in Mammoth Lakes the range of elevations caused … Read more The Easiest Way to See Fall Colors in Mammoth Lakes

Wildlife in the Mammoth Lakes Area

For many Mammoth Lakes visitors, the views of the incredible Eastern Sierra wilderness aren’t enough, and they feel the need to explore the streams, meadows, and mountains surrounding town. Whether you do so on foot, bike, or via some other outdoor sport, there’s a good chance you’ll run into some of the wildlife that calls … Read more Wildlife in the Mammoth Lakes Area

ASO Mammoth’s Guide to Leave No Trace Camping

Once you see the Eastern Sierra wilderness, it’s easy to think that it goes on forever. However, the wilderness that brings campers, hikers, and outdoors enthusiasts to Mammoth Lakes is very much a limited resource that needs to be protected by all who visit. Although it’s always good to volunteer to aid conservation efforts, you … Read more ASO Mammoth’s Guide to Leave No Trace Camping

Easy Ways to Stay Warm While Camping

Mammoth Lakes may be known for its winter snow, but there is enough camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities in the area to keep outdoors enthusiasts active all year long. Even if you’re camping in the summer though, the high elevation could mean you end up shivering at night instead of resting under the stars. … Read more Easy Ways to Stay Warm While Camping