Find the perfect trail using Mammoth's QR system
I often get requests from guests for suggestions on hiking trails beyond the simple trails close to Sonenalp.
But the trails system in Mammoth offers so many options, its hard to know what's best for each guest group. Whether you want to drive, climb, hike, or walk, the Mammoth Trail Systems offer limitless opportunities at every skill and fitness level.
With some 300 miles of soft-surface, paved, and mixed-surface trails the Mammoth Lakes Trail System connects to the extensive Inyo National Forest off-highway road network.
With this many options, there's something for people of all ages and interests...
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One of our sons is a dedicated fly fisherman, so we've spent lots of time -- and too much money -- at the local fishing supply stores. Our favorite by far is the Troutfly/Troutfitter, probably because it's the largest fishing store and guide service in the Eastern Sierras. Best of all, its a dedicated fishing store, not an 'outdoors sports' store with a mediocre supply of fishing equipment stuck in the corner.
I was shocked to learn that they do more business through their online store than they do in person. It seems counter-intuitive that a store with so many personable guides and expert staff would be known for internet sales.
Still, not a week in Mammoth goes by that we don't find ourselves braving the crazy-tiny parking lot to stop by the Troutfitter to chat with the staff, load up on high quality fishing supplies, and get the scoop on where to find the fish that day.
If you need fishing supplies while you're in Mammoth, or if you simply want to check out what's new in gear, wear and flies, The Troutfitter is the place to go. To visit the Troutfitter website, click here .
For the Troutfitter's Fishing Report, click here.
We've also gotten to know several of the local guides pretty well. A couple of our favorites are:
Mike: 619-756-4149 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The hidden secret of Mammoth Lakes is that the summers are equally breathtaking, but less crowded, than the winters. And unlike winter, when activities are limited to the Mountain, in summers the lakes, hills, trails, waterfalls, and mountain all offer unlimited adventure. Whether you came to Mammoth to fish, hike, bike, run, climb or just hang out, there are a few considerations to keep you safe while you take on Adventure, Refined.
Mary Beth is the owner of Adventure Refined, where she offers true luxury Mammoth Lakes homes to guests. In her spare time she runs a ranch, loves a test pilot, and raises 4 boys & a Rhodie rescue.