Hoar frost clings to pine needles on a branch that holds a now open cone.


Wild & Scenic Film Festival on demand

Wild & Scenic Film Festival: A virtual festival experience Presented by the Mono Lake Committee Tickets on sale now! Join us for an evening of short films on hiking, biking, paddling, skiing, conservation, community, and wild places. This year you can join us from anywhere with an internet connection. You can watch the festival live on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 7:00pm Pacific ("doors" open at 6:30pm) to hear from Committee staff and learn more about the Mono Basin Outdoor Education Center and the current health of Mono Lake. With the live virtual experience, Committee staff will be there with…

$10 – $75

Trail Chic Fashion Show Fundraiser

Don’t miss the latest in hiker, climber, skier, and field biologist fashion! Think: socks-in-sandals meets sequins … on an astroturf runway. Trail Chic is a fashion show fundraiser for the Mono Lake Committee’s Outdoor Education Center Access Fund. The Access Fund supports students from Los Angeles get to Mono Lake for life-changing watershed education experiences. Entrance to the event is free and our friends from Barefoot Wine & Bubbly will be pouring wine and bubbly (for a donation). RSVP to let us know you're planning to attend Details Date: Friday, July 22, 2022, 7:30--9:30pm Location: Lee Vining Community Center (296…


Tioga Pass Run

Tioga Pass Run schedule 6:00am - Packet pickup/registration opens 7:00am - Start time for walkers 8:00am - Start time for runners 12:00noon - Course cut-off time Join the camaraderie of the Tioga Pass Run: 3,200 feet of elevation gain over a 12.4-mile-long course along the shoulder of one of the most scenic highways in the country. Proceeds from the run benefit the Mono Lake Committee. Registration is now open! Registration opens soon. Sign up for Tioga Pass Run updates: About the run Located on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Tioga Pass is the eastern gateway to…

Mono Lake sunrise livestream

We are continuing our Giving Tuesday tradition of bringing you a Mono Lake sunrise, live from the shoreline at 6:20am PST on Facebook Live. A recording of the sunrise broadcast will be shared below afterwards. Rewatch last year's Giving Tuesday sunrise When you donate to the Mono Lake Committee for Giving Tuesday, your donation will be doubled! All donations will be matched up to $30,000, through November 29. Top photo by matching donor Joan.