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Summer Mammoth Trip

Tentative Schedule for Mammoth Summer Get Away:

2022 Mammoth Summer Get Away

Monday Night August 15, 2022

Meet at 6:00 pm

Gomez Mexican Restaurant, 100 Canyon Blvd, Mammoth, CA

(760) 924-2693


Tuesday August 16, 2022

Meet at Mammoth Brewing Company parking lot (18 Lake Mary Road) at 9:00 am to carpool to Crystal Lake Trailhead near Lake George.


This is an easy hike, but at about 9600 feet elevation, so expect some huffing and puffing! Crystal Lake Hike is 2.7 miles with beautiful views of the Mammoth Lakes and surrounding mountains. Lunch at Mammoth Brewing Company where we met to carpool.


After lunch, bike ride from Mountain Center in the Village. Bike Rentals are available. Shuttle drops off bikers and bikes at Horseshoe Lake, for a scenic ride around the lakes and back to the Village.


Teresa Rice offered to host a wine down and potluck at her home at 45 Mammoth Slopes (Near Canyon Lodge) at 6 pm. Please bring food to share. Please RSVP to Teresa at (805) 748- 4906.

Wednesday August 17, 2022

Meet at Vons parking lot (481 Old Mammoth Road) at 9:00 am to carpool to hike Sherwin Lake (4.4 miles unless you continue past Sherwin Lake to Valentine Lake on the same trail. Then the hike becomes a 10-mile loop). Park near the Old Mammoth Road side by Burger King. The hike will be followed by lunch at the Good Life Café (126 Old Mammoth Road). Yummy breakfast, brunch and lunch selections.


Afternoon: Kayak Lake Mary beginning at Lake Mary Marina on Around Lake Mary Road. Directions: Take Highway 203 or Main Street west, which turns into Lake Mary Road. Follow Lake Mary Road to just past the horse stables and you will see a sign for Lake Mary Marina. Turn left and follow the road, it is on the right (760) 920-4075.


ALTERNATIVE ITINERARY: Bodie Ghost Town tour, all day trip, 1 hour 15 minute drive each way from Mammoth. Mono Lake and June Lake Loop are along the way. No reservations required.


Dinner plans TBD.

Thursday August 18, 2022

Meet at Vons parking lot (481 Old Mammoth Road) at 11:00 am to carpool to hike Saddlebag Lake. Saddlebag Lake is a 40-minute drive to the trailhead, north on Hwy 395 past June Lake before entrance to Yosemite. Average time for this hike is a little over 3 hours. Stop for live music at the Whoa Nellie Deli in Lee Vining after the hike. Bring food and drinks for the day.


Friday August 19, 2022

Meet at the Main Lodge at 9:30 am to board a bus to Devil’s Postpile National Monument. Tickets are $15.00 for adults and must be picked up at Mammoth Mountain Adventure Center (10001 Minaret Road #2100, Mammoth Lakes (800) 626-6684). Reservations are encouraged. Postpile is an easy 0.8-mile hike to the base of Devil’s Postpile then another 15 minutes uphill to reach the top. Hike Rainbow Falls for a total of 5 miles for both trails. This hike can be hot and dry in the summer, so bring plenty of water. Temperatures are typically in the 90’s in August. Minaret Falls is an easy 1.4-mile hike outside the monument. There is a General Store and the Mule House Café available at Red’s Meadow by Devil’s Postpile.


Choices for Friday night:

Liberty Sports Bar and Grill (3399 Main St, 760-965-0514). Live music from 7-9 pm.

Toomey’s Restaurant in the Village (6085 Minaret Rd, 760-924-4408), very good, gourmet menu. Notify day prior for large group once a headcount is determined. 

Saturday August 20,2022

11:00 am meet at the gondola for a round trip of Mammoth Mountain.


2022/23 Ikon Pass, Base Plus Pass or Base Pass lets you enjoy scenic chairlift or gondola rides at Mammoth Mountain. Once pass is scanned you will no longer be eligible to defer your pass for 2022/23 season.


Additional Ikon Pass Summer Benefits:

20% off 1 Day Bike Park lift tickets

20% off a round at Sierra Star Golf

10% off the Mammoth Mountain Via Ferrata (climbing routes using steel cables, iron rungs and suspended bridges).

Discount on Mammoth Activity Passes

Mammoth in the summer clip art


Monday, August 15, 2022, 6:00 PM until Saturday, August 20, 2022, 11:00 AM
Mammoth Lakes
Mammoth Lakes, CA  
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Melissa L Mertogul
805 471-9542 (p)
805 471-9542 (c)
Nancy J Walden
805-235-2035 (c)
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PO Box 1047 San Luis Obispo,  CA   USA