5th Annual “Snowshoe The Bear” Starts “Conquer The Bear” Series

Big Bear, Ca, February 20, 2012, 12:00pm - The recent 14 inches of snowfall the Big Bear Valley received will be perfect snowpack for the 5th annual Snowshoe the Bear race that will take place this Saturday, February 25th. Snowshoe the Bear is a great event for anyone who has ever wanted to give snowshoeing a try.  There is a challenge for … [Read more...]

Open Air Big Bear Announces 2012 Conquer The Bear Schedule Of Events

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 11, 2011, noon – Open Air Big Bear is back with the 2012 Conquer the Bear, Conquer the Cub, and the all new Conquer the Grizzly multisport challenges in Big Bear Lake. The series will test athletes on four different disciplines throughout the year – snowshoeing, paddling, cycling, and trail running. The events … [Read more...]

13 Competitors Conquer the Bear, 21 Conquer the Cub

Jessie Haynes wins King of the Mountain $50 competition presented by FRS Healthy Energy

Big Bear, Ca, September 12, 2011, 8:00am - On Saturday, September 10th the Conquer the Bear series, part of Open Air Big Bear wrapped up with the Endure the Bear trail run.  The Conquer the Bear and Conquer the Cub series is a four event series that started this year in February with a snowshoe race, followed by a mountain bike race in June, … [Read more...]

Athletes Must “Endure The Bear” To “Conquer” It

Big Bear, Ca, September 5, 2011, 12:00pm - The final event in the Conquer the Bear series will take place this Saturday, September 10th.  The series which started in February this year with Snowshoe the Bear, has seen athletes through a technical mountain bike course, a lengthy around the lake paddle and now athletes must Endure the Bear with a … [Read more...]

Endure the Bear: Trail Run

Can you Endure the Bear? WHEN: September 10, 2011 WHAT: 50k, 30k, 15k trail run & 5k Race and FAMILY FUN RUN/WALK WHO: EVERYONE at EVERY LEVEL – Find the event that challenges you. WHERE: South Shore Trails at Big Bear Lake, CA – Start line in the Village at Big Bear Lake WHY:  Well, just because…everyone should enjoy the beautiful … [Read more...]

Paddlefest This Weekend!

Big Bear, Ca, July 6, 2011, 12:00pm - Part three in the Conquer the Bear Series is this weekend.  Paddlers from all over the world will converge in Big Bear to compete in one of the three races at the 4th Annual Big Bear Paddlefest.  Those interested in learning more about the different types of paddling, or want to try out different types of … [Read more...]

Conquer The Bear & Kenda Cup Finals Bring Hundreds of People to Big Bear!

Racers climb up fire road 2N10 at the start of the race.

    Racers climb up fire road 2N10 at the start of the race. Big Bear, Ca, June 20, 2011, 3:00pm -  This past Sunday cyclists came from across California, Oregon, South Africa, Mexico and beyond to compete in the Kenda Cup Team Big Bear Mountain Bike Race Finals in Big Bear.  This event was also part two in the Conquer the Cub and Conquer … [Read more...]

Part 2 of Conquer The Bear Series: Team Big Bear Mountain Bike Race

Big Bear, Ca, June 16, 2011, 1:00pm -The next event in the Conquer the Cub and Conquer the Bear series part of Open Air Big Bear is this Sunday with the Team Big Bear Mountain Bike Race.  The Conquer the Bear series started earlier this year with a snowshoe race in February, and will continue in July with Paddlefest on July 10th, and Endure the … [Read more...]

Snowshoe The Bear 2011: Photo Essay

womens-5k-winners

     Big Bear, Ca, February 7, 2011, 11:00pm -Snowshoe the Bear 2011 was a great event enjoyed by all who participated.  Children young and old participated in 5k and 10k snowshoe courses.  77 women and 83 men participated in the 5k snowshoe course, with 31 men and 21 women competing in the 10k course.   The big winners of the day … [Read more...]

Are You Up For The Challenge? Can You Conquer The Bear?

Big Bear, Ca, January 11, 2011, 12:00pm - Are you willing to take the challenge this year and Conquer the Bear?  Open Air Big Bear has announced their 2011 Conquer the Bear series, with the first event Snowshoe the Bear occurring on February 5th.  This series of athletic events is designed to challenge and motivate people to get outside, try … [Read more...]