Tag: Snowshoeing

Snowshoes Paddleboards and More at North Shore Trading

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.  When the weather warms up, they have a full line of stand up paddleboards, kayaks, and beautiful, lightweight wooden canoes.  If you need a canoe for your home instead of for the lake, North Shore Trading has classic cedar and mahogany bookcases, coffee tables, and other furniture in a canoe motif.  The store carries boots, jackets, and beautiful sweaters for winter wear, sandals, shorts, and paddle sports clothing for the summer.  Owners Jim and Janet Dooley can set you up for a fly fishing trip with Big Bear Fishing Adventures or for canoe, kayak, or paddleboard lessons on the water.  In July, North Shore Trading Company hosts the Big Bear Paddlefest, 2 days of clinics, races, and a paddle sports expo.  If you’re looking for outdoor clothing or equipment, a fishing, boating, or snowshoe adventure, North Shore Trading Company is a short trip to the north shore of Big Bear Lake.  Call 866-3414 or go to gopaddleacanoe.com for directions and more information. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30537.mp3|titles=Snowshoes and more at North Shore...

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Snowshoe The Bear 2011: Photo Essay

     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 were Jesse Haynes of Vista, Ca, and Heather Devito of Big Bear Lake who won the 10k competitions, and Candace McMullen of Riverside, and Andrew Mayer of Granada Hills who won overall for the 5k course. 10 year old Elle Williams, of Big Bear City placed first for the 5k Junior Women, and 9 year old Trevor Wright of Hesperia placed first in the Junior Mens 5k.  14 year old Evan Williams of Big Bear City placed first in the Junior Men’s 10k and 13 year old Megan McElfish of Big Bear Lake placed 1st for the Junior Women’s 10k.  Heather and Ted Devito, owners of Mountain Fitness Center,  were crowned as the “Fastest Bear’s on the Bear,” which means they were the fastest locals in the race.  George Crezee, Big Bear Local, and big promoter of getting everyone at every age to “Get Off The Couch and Go,” gave two No Excuses awards to locals Martin Lipp and JoAnn Mark for competing in the 5k at the age of 80,...

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