Big Bear Paddlefest

Big Bear PaddleFest is a festival of clinics and races for kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddleboards on Big Bear Lake, hosted by North Shore Trading Company. For two days in July, paddlers can test their stamina at 6700', take beginner through advanced clinics, and learn about the latest in paddling gear from vendors and sponsors. With 5k, 10k, … [Read more...]

Devito’s Clean House at Big Bear Paddlefest 2011!

Top male and female competitors in Conquer the Bear (Ted & Heather Devito) And Conquer the Cub (Jimmy Johnson and Michelle Russell)

    Big Bear, Ca, July 11, 2011, 1:00pm - The 4th annual Big Bear Paddlefest was this past weekend, and the weather was perfect.  Swim Beach, the new larger venue for the event that has grown over the years, was filled with kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddle boards.  Kids of all ages were in the water learning better … [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...]

Standing Up & Paddling Is A Fun New Way To Get Around On The Water

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Big Bear, Ca, June 29, 2011, 3:00pm - The newest in water sports, stand-up paddle boarding, is the latest craze to hit not only Big Bear Lake, but bodies of water across the US.  “Simply put, SUPs are easy to learn, a great way to explore flat waters, and nonstop fun,” said Captain John Sanders, owner of Captain John’s Fawn Harbor Marina. … [Read more...]

Paddling Under the Moon on Big Bear Lake

Paddle Under the Moon on Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake, Ca  June 5, 2011 12:00 pm - Big Bear Lake has attracted canoe and kayak enthusiasts for many years.  With the large increase in the popularity of paddle sports, there have been even more paddlers on the lake each year.  A tradition during the warmer months has been the monthly full moon paddles run by the Mountain Paddle … [Read more...]