Tag: Seven Summits of Big Bear

Labor Day Weekend Keeps Big Bear Busy

Big Bear, Ca, September 6, 2011, 4:00pm – This past Labor Day weekend was a great escape for people across California, Nevada and beyond as they traveled up to Big Bear to get out of the heat for the weekend.  The weekend, much like its early summer three-day weekend counterpart Memorial Day, was filled with yard sales.  Many people got out on the lake this weekend with Holloway’s Marina experiencing one of their busiest weekends ever, with a line of people waiting to get on the Pirate Ship, the Time Bandit.  Cantrell’s Fishing Guide Service was busy all weekend long, taking people out to fish, even on Monday in the rain, as they have a hard top enclosed boat that was perfect for the weather.  The Busy Bear Quilt Show had almost 800 people in attendance, showcasing some of Big Bear’s finest quilters and their works of art.  The active community was very busy as well, with 36 people at the Sugarloaf Mountain Hike, part of the Seven Summits Series, and local bike shop Bear Valley Bikes was renting bikes all weekend long.  Overall it was a great weekend in Big Bear, filled with energy, events, and excitement.  Susan Meyers of Big Bear won 1st place in the Viewers Choice at the Busy Bear Quilt...

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Hike To Butler Peak: Amazing Views of The Valley

Big Bear, Ca, August 12, 2011, 12:00pm – The next hike in the Seven Summits of Big Bear hike series is this Saturday with the summit to reach being Butler Peak.  Butler Peak is located on the Northshore of Big Bear Lake, just west of Fawnskin, and has excellent views of the entire valley from its look out point!  Those interested in hiking can meet and park outside of the Hanna Flats Campground behind Fawnskin.  Hike leaders encourage you to carpool, and to ensure that your car is not blocking access to the roadway.  Hikers are encouraged to bring sturdy shoes,  a hat, sunglasses, snacks and water for the 12 mile round trip hike.  The hike will be a strenuous hike, maily on steep fire road up to the look out point.  The next hike in the Seven Summits series is Sugarloaf Mountain on September 3rd, followed by San Gorgonio on September 17th!  For more information on the hike series, and how you can get involved visit...

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Delamar Peak Up Next In 7 Summits Quest

Big Bear, Ca, July 21, 2011, 12:00pm – The 4th hike in the Seven Summits hike schedule is this Saturday.  Delamar Mountain is the peak to conquer on Saturday, with the group meeting at the Cougar Crest Trailhead at 8am.  Delamar Peak overlooks the Fawnskin area, and marks the west end of the hills bordering Big Bear Lake to the north.  The hike is 9 miles round trip, with 2 miles of off trail hiking, and some fun navigation along the way.  Those attending are encouraged to bring a hat, sturdy shoes, water and snacks for the hike.  Up next on the hike schedule is Butler Peak on August 13th, Sugarloaf Mountain on September 3rd, and San Gorgonio on September 17th.  For more information go to www.SevenSummitsofBigBear.org [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30915.mp3|titles=Seven Summits...

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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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