Seven Summits Group Hike – Sugarloaf Mountain

Part of the Seven Summits of Big Bear Challenge.  Free. Be sure to be prepared with plenty of water, snacks, proper footwear, sunscreen, and a hat.  Maps and directional devices are strongly encouraged. For more information go to sevensummitsofbigbear.org … [Read more...]

Seven Summits Group Hike – Butler Peak

Part of the Seven Summits of Big Bear Challenge.  Free. Be sure to be prepared with plenty of water, snacks, proper footwear, sunscreen, and a hat.  Maps and directional devices are strongly encouraged. For more information go to sevensummitsofbigbear.org … [Read more...]

Seven Summits Group Hike – Delamar Peak

Part of the Seven Summits of Big Bear Challenge.  Free. Be sure to be prepared with plenty of water, snacks, proper footwear, sunscreen, and a hat.  Maps and directional devices are strongly encouraged. For more information go to sevensummitsofbigbear.org … [Read more...]

Seven Summits Group Hike – Gold Mountain

Part of the Seven Summits of Big Bear Challenge.  Free. Be sure to be prepared with plenty of water, snacks, proper footwear, sunscreen, and a hat.  Maps and directional devices are strongly encouraged. For more information go to sevensummitsofbigbear.org … [Read more...]

Seven Summits Group Hike – Grays Peak

Part of the Seven Summits of Big Bear Challenge.  Free. Be sure to be prepared with plenty of water, snacks, proper footwear, sunscreen, and a hat.  Maps and directional devices are strongly encouraged. For more information go to sevensummitsofbigbear.org … [Read more...]

Conquer Seven Summits in Big Bear

Challenge Yourself to the Seven Summits of Big Bear in 2011

Big Bear, Ca May 21, 2011 12:00 pm - Local teenager Jordan Romero is close to completing the seven highest peaks in the world.  He hopes to inspire others to find their personal Everest, to challenge themselves to reach new heights.  The Seven Summits of Big Bear is Southern California’s equivalent.  With many of Big Bear’s mountains … [Read more...]

Summer Fun Begins at Big Bear Mountain Resorts

View from the top of Snow Summit

Big Bear, Ca May 15, 2011 12:00 pm - Next weekend Big Bear Mountain Resorts opens for summer activities.  The Scenic Sky Chair will begin to take visitors to the 8,200’ summit on Saturday.  Hikers, mountain bikers, and guests looking for a big view and a tasty BBQ lunch can ride the chair weekends until June 18, when daily service begins.  The … [Read more...]

Big Bear Sierra Club Meeting

Speakers:  Ed Wallace - backpacking and climbing essentials, George Carver - pictures from 2010 backpacking trip in the Sierra's, Pete Fulkerson - Equada Outfitters new indoor climbing facility.  At the Big Bear Discovery Center, 40971 North Shore Drive, Fawnskin, CA  Call Christy for additional information at 909-866-5006 or go to the club's … [Read more...]

Take a Hike–But, First, Prepare for the Unexpected; Group Hikes Available in Big Bear

A group atop Gold Mountain during the 2008 series of the Seven Summimts of Big Bear.

Big Bear Valley, CA -- With summer finally upon us (as we had a blizzard just a month ago), there are many opportunities and places to hike in and around the Big Bear Valley, including group hike opportunities through the Mountain Top Hiking Club and the Seven Summits of Big Bear series. Before you take a hike, however, the volunteers of the Bear … [Read more...]

Team Jordan Romero Returns to Big Bear, Two Months Later, After Record-Breaking Climb of Mt. Everest; Welcome Home Celebration on June 9

Superstar team: Karen Lundgren, Jordan Romero and Paul Romero (prior to their Everest climb. Photo courtesy of Team Jordan Romero.)

Team Jordan Romero returned to the United States on Wednesday, after accomplishing their amazing feat, in summiting Mt. Everest, the tallest peak in the world at 29,035’—and breaking one record and making a new one. Thirteen-year-old Jordan Romero is the youngest person ever to reach the peak of Everest and, as accompanied by dad Paul Romero … [Read more...]