Delmar Fire Near Bertha Peak

Holcomb Valley, CA, September 3, 2012 [Updated] - Firefighters have been able to keep the Delmar Fire from spreading. The blaze was reported at about 2:15pm this afternoon. The small Vegetation Fire near Bertha Peak in the Holcomb Valley area, was about 4 miles Northwest of Big Bear City has burned about 2 acres. The Forest Service initiated a … [Read more...]

Bertha Peak Up Next For Seven Summits Hikers

Big Bear, Ca, June 9, 2011, 9:00am -The second of the Seven Summits of Big Bear hikes will take place this Saturday, with Bertha Peak as the peak to conquer.  Those looking to climb Bertha Peak are encouraged to meet at the Cougar Crest trail head on the north shore of Big Bear Lake at 8am Saturday morning.  The Bertha Peak hike is 7 miles round … [Read more...]

Small Fire North Of Big Bear City Under Control

Big Bear City, CA, Sunday, May 1, 2011, 12:30pm - Firefighters responded to reports of smoke and a fire close to Van Dusen Canyon this morning. According to Forest Service Dispatch, the small fire near Bertha Peak was about 50 x 50 feet, two engines were working on it, and they've "got a handle on it". … [Read more...]