Mammoth Lakes Winter Recreation Summit


Land management informational meetings, on-site demonstrations, and presentations designed to collect public input for the implementation of winter elements of the Town of Mammoth Lakes Trail System Master Plan - held at the Sierra Event Center, 452 Old Mammoth Road, March 18 & 19, 2016.

    Friday, March 18  (EVENING):
    Reception & Opening Keynote Event  -  6:00 PM

    Saturday, March 19 (DAY): 
    Winter Recreation Summit  -  7:30 AM -  5:30 PM

    Saturday, March 19 (EVENING):
    Closing Reception & Keynote Event  -  6:00 PM

Town Council Special Workshop for presentation of findings and proposals held May 4th, 2016 (click here)

More about the Summit concept (click here)

Schedule of Events (click here)


The Eastern Sierra and the Outdoor Recreation Movement

Luis Benitez, renowned mountaineer and the director of the State of Colorado’s Outdoor Recreation Industry Office, will kick-off the Summit speaking on the Eastern Sierra’s unique place in the growing outdoor recreation movement.


Try It: Winter Fat Bike Demos

SEMBA (Sierra Eastside Mountain Biking Association) will be running a winter fat biking demo event on groomed trails at the Sierra Star Golf Course. Come check out the newest and greatest technology in biking for free!


USFS: Over Snow Vehicles and Sub Part C

The Inyo National Forest is beginning the process to determine the future Over-Snow Vehicle (OSVs or snowmobiles) management on the Forest as part of the 2005 Travel Management Rule (Subpart C). To be presented by USFS Staff.


Introducing Winter Fat Biking

SEMBA (Sierra Eastside Mountain Biking Association) will be presenting background information and a vision for winter fat biking in Mammoth Lakes and the Eastern Sierra - help craft the vision!


Reliable Information and Winter Recreation

Come participate in efforts to define a reliable and coordinated winter information distribution network.


Winter Recreation and Shady Rest

Help determine the future of winter recreation at Shady Rest!


Winter Recreation Etiquette

Help identify and define the codes of conduct that allow everyone to make the most of our multi-use winter trail system.


Snow Management

What suggestions do you have for snow management and winter mobility in Mammoth Lakes? Help identify problem areas and review viable solutions.


Snowplay in Mammoth Lakes

The Mammoth Lakes Trail System is seeking input to identify and formalize a variety of snowplay areas for both residents and visitors in and around Mammoth Lakes.


Winter Transit

How can we improve public transit in Mammoth Lakes during the winter months? Ride the buses, ride the trolley, share your experiences and ideas!


Winter Recreation in the Lakes Basin

Help determine the future of winter recreation in the Mammoth Lakes Basin!


A Changing Climate and Opportunities for the Eastern Sierra

Join Chris Steinkamp (Executive Director of Protect Our Winters), Tracy Lamb (Olympic Biathlon Coach and Director of the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista), and David Page (Advocacy Manager from the Winter Wildlands Alliance) for a special panel discussion finale.