Tag: snowboarding

Why Millennials Travel More Than Any Other Generation

Why Millennials Travel More Than Any Other Generation

Millennials are splurging on travel because they know they’re unlikely to get on the housing ladder, according to industry experts. Donna Jeavons, sales & marketing director for Contiki, which specializes in millennial travel, says that the company has noticed an upward trend in younger people spending money on travel. This year, Contiki saw a 10 percent rise in…

By The Nomadness Team 2017-12-07 Off

The Winter of 16/17 In Review

The Winter of 16/17 In Review

Over 600″ of snow! As we leave Summer to enter into Fall and see Winter fast approaching, lets put last Winter into perspective and what really went on. Mammoth got over 600″ of snow and we were skiing till into August! Wahooooo. The Winter in photos. Click the link to see the Winter of 16/17 http://bit.ly/2qxE422 Twenty years from…

By The Nomadness Team 2017-09-12 Off

A snowy, showy June in Mammoth

A snowy, showy June in Mammoth

(Photo by Josh Wray | Mammoth Lakes Tourism) Where else in the country can you get summer and winter activities within a mile of one another? Nowhere except good ol’ Mammoth Lakes, that’s where. The mountain reports that 63 ski trails are currently open, with a base of 65-220 inches. This deep snowpack is what will maintain…

By The Nomadness Team 2017-06-16 Off

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

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

Winter packs one last punch

Winter packs one last punch

Somehow, we just can’t escape the snow…not that we’re complaining! After a few days of sunshine and mild temperatures in Mammoth Lakes, forecasters are now telling us five more feet of snow are expected this weekend. They predict that this will probably be the last storm of the season, but a great chance to squeeze…

By The Nomadness Team 2017-04-07 Off

SNOWBOARDING: Shred the Mountain

SNOWBOARDING: Shred the Mountain

There is no better place to snowboard then the Eastern Sierra’s, Mammoth and June Mountains. Mammoth Mountain’s average snow fall is 500″ (607″ in 2004/05 and 668″ in 2005/06) and 3,500 skiable acres and 150 trail and 29 lifts. See things to do “Skiing” for complete information on Mammoth Mountain. Mammmoth Mountain has the UNBOUND…

By The Nomadness Team 2016-12-05 Off

THE FRIENDLIEST STORE IN TOWN

THE FRIENDLIEST STORE IN TOWN

If you want to shop at the warmest, most welcoming store in Mammoth Lakes, Get Outdoors 365 is your answer. Although the sporting goods store has only been in operation a little over a year, it’s quickly built a loyal following on Yelp and a family-friendly vibe to boot. Even Anita Westfall, the owner of…

By Millie Freed 2016-11-11 Off