Mammoth Mountain open til August!

Mammoth Mountain open til August!

Photo by Josh Wray | Mammoth Lakes Tourism Okay, I had heard the rumors about Mammoth being open into August, but I thought just that. They’re rumors. Well, apparently not. I had a talk with the folks over at the mountain today and they confirmed the mountain will be staying open into August! The original…

By The Nomadness Team 2017-05-30 Off

Top 5 Hidden Gems of the Sierras

Top 5 Hidden Gems of the Sierras

Mammoth, and its surrounding parts, are full of popular sights and destinations that people from all over the world flock to see and experience. But what are its hidden gems? Its lesser known spots? Read on and find out! #1) Crowley Lake Nothing rivals the unique natural structures surrounding this lake. It’s also one of…

By The Nomadness Team 2017-05-26 Off

An Overview of the Winter Season

An Overview of the Winter Season

This winter was impressive to say the least. With more than 614” of snowfall, the 2016-2017 year has been recorded as the number one groundbreaking winter California has ever seen. The trailblazing end of the year season began in November and has no intent of stopping. The Mountain has declared that with this much snow…

By The Nomadness Team 2017-05-24 Off

Tioga Pass Pow!

Tioga Pass Pow!

Plowing is in progress on Tioga Pass, as snow is still piled up at its high elevation. While crews work long and hard on plowing the road that leads to the grand Yosemite, we can’t help but feel this is a testament to the winter we’ve had! Although a reopen date has not been scheduled…

By The Nomadness Team 2017-05-19 Off

Brews & Blues in Mammoth

Brews & Blues in Mammoth

Loud music and cold beer in the middle of the summer time makes for quite an experience. Luckily, these two things come together every year during the first weekend of August for the Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza. Renown blues musicians grace the stage while hundreds of breweries set up shop for tastings of…

By The Nomadness Team 2017-05-16 Off

Mammoth: The leader of the pack

Mammoth: The leader of the pack

There are many well-known winter resorts in the West, many of which I myself have visited and skied. However, the latest statistics from On the Snow (pictured in the graph above) prove that Mammoth is not only the best of the west in ambiance, but in snowfall as well. Between Vail, Tahoe, and Aspen, Mammoth takes the…

By The Nomadness Team 2017-05-12 Off