Town Council Holds Meeting on Winter Recreation Summit, May 4

Staff Writer

On Wednesday, May 4, from 5-6 p.m.. in Suite Z above the Chocolate Factory in the Vons mall, the Town Council will be holding a public workshop to discuss opportunities for winter recreation enhancements in Mammoth Lakes.

This special workshop is a direct follow-up to the successful Mammoth Lakes Winter Recreation Summit (MLWRS) that was held on March 18 & 19. The MLWRS Steering Committee has been working to synthesize information gathered during the Summit's sessions, and during the workshop with the Town Council, findings will be presented by the Town’s Trails Coordinator Joel Rathje, Town Staff, Mammoth Lakes Recreation (MLR), and others.

For more information about the MLWRS, go to www. for more information on the Summit topics.  

The Town will be sending out an agenda and packet for the workshop, which you can find here:

Topics covered included:

• The Eastern Sierra and Outdoor Recreation Movement
• Try It: Winter Fat Bike Demos
• USFS: Over Snow Vehicles and SubPart C
• Introducing Winter Fat Biking
• Reliable Information and Winter Recreation
• Winter Recreation and Shady Rest
• Winter Recreation Etiquette
• Snow Management
• Snowplay in Mammoth Lakes
• Winter Transit
• Winter Recreation in the Lakes Basin
• A Changing Climate and Opportunities for the Eastern Sierra