Category: Recreation

Sheriff’s Aviation Conducts a Hoist Rescue at Snow Summit

Big Bear, CA, August 2, 2016 – On Saturday, July 30, at approximately 10:40 a.m., Sheriff’s Air Rescue 07 was dispatched to the Snow Summit Ski Resort to assist the San Bernardino County Fire Department regarding an injured mountain biker. The victim, Jamie Adamson, was riding her mountain bike near the ski resort when she fell from the bicycle. During the fall, Adamson suffered major injuries and was unable to walk. Fire Department personnel arrived and located Adamson before the crew arrived. The personnel determined Adamson would need to be hoist rescued due to her injuries and the remote location....

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Kids Adventure Games comes to Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 1st, 2016 – Big Bear Mountain Resorts and Kids Adventure Games have teamed up to bring an all- new and exciting athletic event to Big Bear Valley September 3-4, 2016. Kids Adventure Games offers children ages 6–14 an opportunity to experience the thrill of adventure racing. Kids learn teamwork skills, have fun and build confidence in a one-of- a-kind outdoor experience created just for them. During the race, teams of two will work together to navigate a variety of sports and problem- solving challenges before crossing the finish line. Kids can expect mountain biking, hiking, zip-lines, a Tarzan rope...

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Big Bear Cycling Festival week is here . . . GET READY TO RIDE!!

Big Bear, CA, July 30th, 2016 – Big Bear Cycling is pleased to present the only WEEK LONG CYCLING FESTIVAL IN THE UNITED STATES and it starts TODAY!!  Please plan your weekly schedule around the many awesome rides and events we have available this week.  Mountain bike, road bike, downhill bike, kids events, ride with professional riders, community concert and cycling film festival, bike concours, poker ride and of course the Big Bear Mountain Bike Gran Fondo/Grizzly 100 and the Tour de Big Bear! This year Big Bear Lake is very excited to have two very well known professional...

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Pacific Crest Trail & Santa Ana River Trail Re-Open within the Lake Fire Closure

Big Bear, CA, July 23rd, 2016 – Forest Service officials have re-opened a portion of the San Bernardino National Forest closed in 2015 as a result of the 31,359 acre Lake Fire.  The areas reopened includes the Pacific Crest Trail, Santa Ana River Trail and the East Flats near Barton Flats. Trail crews rehabilitated the portion of the Pacific Crest Trail within the burned area, for foot traffic with the following conditions:   Hikers must possess a Pacific Crest Trail Long Distance Hiker Permit. Equestrian use is not recommend. Hikers must stay on the Pacific Crest Trail within the...

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The Adventure Pass is Back

San Bernardino, CA, July 20 – To implement a settlement reached by plaintiffs and the U.S. Forest Service, a district court has vacated a 2014 ruling that affected the U.S. Forest Service’s ability to enforce recreation fees at standard amenity recreation fee sites in the Los Padres, Angeles, San Bernardino and Cleveland National Forests in southern California. On May 19, 2016, the district court granted a joint motion by the plaintiffs and the U.S. Forest Service to accept the settlement agreement, which resulted in the 2014 judgment being vacated. Standard amenity recreation fee sites provide amenities such as designated developed parking, picnic tables, toilet facilities,...

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