Lounge of the Week

Staff Writer

Nick Ellsworth knows how to make the best of summer, picking the prefect spot near Crystal Lake for a good long nap in his hammock on Saturday, June 13 as fellow hiker Tatiana Smith gets ready for even more serious lounging. The short—but a bit steep—hike to Crystal Lake in the Lakes Basin is one of Mammoth's best, close-to-town hikes, suitable for the whole family and packed with great views, waterfalls and good fishing. —WG