Mountain Speak: Local Lingo in Mammoth and Beyond

Located in the heart of the Sierra Nevada, Mammoth Lakes attracts visitors from all over the world. When it comes to the winter language of the mountains, each ski town has its own special blend of phrases and terms....

Dad Bond: Plan a Father's Day to Remember in the Eastern Sierra

Father’s Day is a great time to surprise dad with some unique outdoor experiences, some of which may be beyond his normal comfort zone. The Eastern Sierra offers several out-of-the-box opportunities for adventure. Here are just a...

Mammoth Breaks Record for Snowiest Season Ever

The Eastern Sierra has been hammered this season with storm after storm. To date, the town of Mammoth Lakes has received more than 695 inches of snow (more than 57 ft / 17 m) -...

Life In The Snow Globe: Atmospheric Rivers Blast Eastern Sierra

Ridge Merino's HQ is in the epicenter of where wild weather patterns converge to create the winter wonderland we call home.  Currently we're in the middle of an atmospheric river, a weather event that's been dumping multiple feet...

Ridge Report: Spring Skiing Adventure to Mt. Ritter

Being drawn to the big mountains that surround us, Ridge Merino's own Paz Mendelevitch and his buddy Danny Sandoval embarked on a multi-day splitboard adventure into the Ritter Range with the goal of summiting and snowboarding down Mt Ritter. ...

Grab the Kids and Get Outside - Adventures In Mammoth Lakes

  The Kids Aspect Shirt and Bottom are the perfect Merino wool base layers underneath snow bibs. Spring in the mountains is a gorgeous time of year. In addition to great ski conditions in the Eastern Sierra,...

Ridge Report: Ski Tour To A Hot Spring

It was early February in the Eastern Sierra, and we had just received our first sizable snowfall of the year. Avalanche danger remained high due to multiple feet of new snow sitting on-top of a...

How to Take Care of Merino Wool

Since Merino wool is naturally odor-resistant, it can be worn again and again before it needs to be washed. If you hang Merino wool clothes in a well-ventilated place after each use, you’ll get even...

New Year’s Resolution: Get Outside More

  It’s the time of year when the days are still short but New Year’s resolutions and goals abound. With fitness and health front-of-mind, it’s a fitting time to see the findings from the annual...