Team Nigel: Moonlight Snowshoe Hike and Ski-a-Thon in Support of Seven-Year-Old Nigel Holland


Team Nigel, the grassroots community group in support of seven-year-old Nigel Holland, has two outdoor events planned, proceeds from which will assist with medical bills, especially as the second grader has been undergoing chemotherapy treatment for brain cancer. The first of these Team Nigel activities is a moonlight snowshoe hike tomorrow, … [Read more...]

Ted and Heather Devito Take Fastest Bear Titles in Saturday’s Snowshoe the Bear 10K

Heather and Ted Devito, owners of Mountain Fitness Center

Local Linda Meekins, here with Daisha and Mason, sold her authentic Big Bear snowballs during the Village expo. Local adventure racers Ted and Heather Devito claimed the Fastest Bears in the Bear titles in the 2nd annual Snowshoe the Bear 10K race, which took place in the Village and on the San Bernardino National Forest on Saturday morning. … [Read more...]

Snowshoe the Bear Event Kicks Off This Evening


Big Bear Lake’s second annual Snowshoe the Bear event kicks off with the pre-registration party this evening, from 7 to 10pm at Northwoods Resort in the Village. You don’t have to be a competitor in the snowshoe race to enjoy this evening’s reception, which will include live music; the party is offered free of charge, though attendees are … [Read more...]

Snowshoe the Bear in the Village

The 2nd Annual Snowshoe the Bear launchs from the Village and runs into National Forest trails. Includes 5K, 10K and free kids race. Come join or watch the amateur snowshoeing race. Part of Open Air Big Bear events. For more info go online at 10K starts at 10 am, 5K starts at 10:15 am, kids race starts at noon. Raffle & … [Read more...]

Locals Devito and Williams to Defend “Fastest Bear” Titles in February’s Snowshoe the Bear

Fastest Bears Ted Devito and Kim Williams, local winners of the first-ever Snowshoe the Bear

Local athletes Ted Devito and Kim Williams were named the “Fastest Bears in the Bear” last February in Big Bear Lake's first-ever Snowshoe the Bear event, and come Saturday, February 7 they will be defending their titles. The second annual snowshoe competition launches from the Village before heading into mountain trails on the San Bernardino … [Read more...]

Outdoor Sporting Events Come Together as Open Air Big Bear Coalition

There are a number of outdoor sporting events here in the Big Bear Valley, and local event organizers have come together to form the coalition Open Air Big Bear. According to Rick Bates of the Valley’s Events Resource Office, “The concept is for all of us to work together, pooling our resources and skills to present a full season of exciting … [Read more...]