Strapped for Cash? Strap on the Snowshoes!

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Fawnskin, CA, January 6, 2014 - For the third year, the Southern California Mountains Foundation will team up with REI, Rancho Cucamonga to host Winter Trails Day at the Big Bear Discovery Center. Winter Trails Day is a national event that offers those new to snow sports an opportunity to try snowshoeing and other winter activities for free. On … [Read more...]

Winter Trails Day At Discovery Center

Fawnskin, CA, January 8, 2013 - The Southern California Mountains Foundation (formerly San Bernardino/National Forest Association) and co-presenter, REI, will host the second Southern California Winter Trails Day on January 12, 2012 from 10am until 2pm at the Big Bear Discovery Center.  Winter Trails is a national event that offers those … [Read more...]

If you can walk, you can “Snowshoe the Bear”

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 5, 2013 - The 5th annual Snowshoe the Bear event is scheduled for February 23, and with two race lengths starting in the Village, all skill levels are welcome. Snowshoeing requires no training – in fact, many participants are first-timers. The 5k/3.1-mile course is an easy loop around the slopes of Towne Trail, … [Read more...]

Winter Trails Day: Enjoy the Wilderness in the Winter!

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Big Bear, Ca, January 2, 2012 - This Saturday, celebrate the great outdoors at Winter Trails Day at the Big Bear Discovery Center.  Local organizations, the Big Bear Valley Trails Foundation, Open Air Big Bear, City of Big Bear Lake, Rim Nordic, North Shore Trading Co, and the San Gorgonio Wilderness Association will partner with the National … [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...]

Spring in Big Bear

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Last week, sunbathing by Big Bear Lake.  This week, more snow and cold temperatures, several inches of powder on the ski slopes.  Big Bear's four seasons, all in one week! … [Read more...]

Snowshoes Paddleboards and More at North Shore Trading

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Big Bear, Ca March 18, 2011 5:00 pm - Big Bear is a wonderful place to play outdoors.  Across the lake in Fawnskin is a great place to get your gear for outdoor activities, the North Shore Trading Company.  For winter sports, the store carries both high tech snowshoes and traditional designs, beautiful wooden sleds and antique style toboggans.  … [Read more...]

Snowshoe The Bear 2011: Photo Essay

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     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...]

Kids Young & Old Enjoy A Full Moon Snowshoe

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Conquer the Bear 2010 finalists and winners celebrating a fantastic year of competition

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