Tag: Bertha Peak

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 first alarm response and ordered aircraft, including Air Attack 330. The response also included 4 trucks. CalFire Tankers 72 and 73 made retardant drops and Forest Service Helicopter 554 was also in the area. At 3:30pm there was a hose lay around the fire and according to Delmar Incident Command the fire was about two acres. There were no reports of any injuries and no structures were damaged. The fire is not a threat to Big Bear Valley at this time. [Original Story] – Holcomb Valley, CA, September 3, 2012 – At 2:15 PM this afternoon there was a report of a small Vegetation Fire near Bertha Peak in the Holcomb Valley area, about 4 miles Northwest of Big Bear City. The Forest Service initiated a first alarm response and there’s aircraft on order, Air Attack 330 is on the way. The estimated size of the fire from first responders is about one to 1.5 acres with a moderate rate of spread. The Forest service staging area is on Forest Service...

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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 trip, with some steep terrain as hikers approach the summit.  The view is worth the work, as you will see views of Big Bear Lake, the south shore, San Gorgonio, and even Holcomb Valley.  The Seven Summits of Big Bear is a seven hike series, which started Memorial Day weekend with a hike to Grey’s Peak in the Fawnskin area.  The series is free, and everyone is encouraged to attend.  For more information go to...

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