Warrior Hike Comes to Big Bear


Big Bear, CA, May 2, 2015 - In 2012, two veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars decided to hike the Appalachian Trail. Their mission: to raise money by holding fundraisers and collecting donations at VFW Posts in trail towns along the way. By the time their hike ended in Maine, they had stopped at nearly 40 Posts and raised $48,500 which was all … [Read more...]

Distance Hikers Find Mountain Pit Stop

PCT Hiker takes a break. Photo courtesy bigbearhostel.com.

Big Bear City, CA, February 23, 2014 - The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a 2,650-mile hiking trail stretching from the Mexican border to Canada that passes through Big Bear Valley. The trail officially begins in Campo, California, and this year’s annual kickoff party will be held April 25-26th. The average hiker will take 10 days to make the … [Read more...]

Sierra Club Leads Hikers to Recognition on the PCT

Oriflame Mountain

Big Bear City, CA, January 8, 2014 - The Sierra Club Big Bear Group leads group hikes every year on local trails. In 2014, it's participating in the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) Section B Award Program, in which each hiker who completes all 101.4 miles receives a recognition patch and attends the annual awards party. This section of the PCT is … [Read more...]


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Trails Foundation Clears The Way On The Pacific Crest Trail


The Big Bear Valley Trails Foundation with the help of camp staff from High Trails Science Camp cleared a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail this past Sunday.  Areas of overgrown buck thorn were cleared, and downed trees were cleared from the famous trail as well.  For more information on the Trails Foundation go to www.bigbeartrails.com … [Read more...]

View of the Desert from the Pacific Crest Trail


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