Dear MTLS Friends, The Mammoth Lakes Trail System Crew is kicking off another great season of Trail Days with co-hosts The Trout Fitter and Convict Lake Resort.
The Town of Mammoth Lakes (TOML) has submitted a preliminary application for grant funds from the California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division to enhance and manage motorized recreation. The TOML invites your comments on the preliminary grant applications.
Friends, thanks to recent storms - "most" of the MLTS Nordic Trail System at Shady Rest Park is groomed and open to nordic skiers, winter walkers and fat bikers. It is important to emphasize that during the Federal Government shutdown, our USFS partners are not grooming winter trails with a snow cat. This means that we are doing our best with our equipment to provide a quality trail facility. The snow cat typically does the first pass on the trails for us. The Inyo National Forest motorized OSV winter trails will not be groomed until the shutdown ends.
Friends, snow conditions in the Mammoth Lakes area are great, but we need more snow to be able to groom nordic and OSV trails in the area. We will be sure to let you know as soon as public winter trail facilities are ready for fun.
Friends, summer is winding down, which means Trail Days are coming to an end. On Saturday, September 15th please join Co-Hosts - Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce & The Nest (collective artwork space) - for the final Trail Days event of the summer: the annual Lakes Basin Cleanup, held in conjunction with the Great Sierra River Cleanup. Meet your local Trail Crew at the Horseshoe Lake parking lot at 8:30 a.m. for a delicious free bagel breakfast provided by Old New York Deli and Bagel Co.. The day of work will be followed by a gourmet lunch brought to you by Volunteer Eastern Sierra and Bleu Handcrafted Foods, along with raffle prizes, and lots of great giveaways! Please dress for trail work. Closed-toe shoes and long pants required; walk, bike ride or carpool if you can. Visit mltpa.org or call (530) 251-6122 to speak with me, Joel Rathje, the Mammoth Lakes Trail System Trails Coordinator for details. Trail Days events are made possible by the Inyo National Forest, the Town of Mammoth Lakes, Mammoth Lakes Recreation, and Mammoth’s own Measure R!