Ski Resort Opens in Time for Thanksgiving

BearMtnOpens

Big Bear Lake. CA, November 28, 2013 - Bear Mountain is open for the 2013-14 winter season as of Wednesday, November 27. Chair 9 opened initially, giving access to 1300 vertical feet of terrain and 27 intermediate-to-advanced features, including 4 jumps and 23 jibs.  along several trails: Upper Park Run, Expressway, The Gulch, and Lower Park … [Read more...]

A New Thanksgiving Tradition: The Turkey Trot

TurkeyTrot

  Big Bear Lake, CA, November 14, 2013 - Here's a novel idea: burn calories on Thanksgiving Day...or at least rev up that metabolism before the big feast. Open Air Big Bear -- the group behind hallmark outdoor events like Showshoe the Bear and Big Bear PaddleFest -- is producing the first annual Turkey Trot. The Big Bear Turkey … [Read more...]

“Ultra Marathoner Crossing!”

The Kodiak course map

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 20, 2013 - The Kodiak Ultramarathon will bring 450 of the world's elite athletes to Big Bear this weekend, as they trail-run 50- and 100-mile courses through the San Bernardino Mountains. Both courses keep runners between 6,900? and 10,000? and give them over 12,000 feet in elevation gain over multiple climbs and … [Read more...]

Build and Explore: It’s Skyline Trail Weekend!

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 13, 2013 – After countless hours of trail building by volunteers, the Skyline Trail is ready for its public debut. The grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, August 17 at 10 a.m. at the trail head located at the intersection of Forest Service Roads 2N10 and 2N06. The event will include a ribbon cutting ceremony, … [Read more...]

Batter up for Heroes!

66ers

San Bernardino, CA, July 16, 2013 - With the Dorner manhunt just months behind us, residents of Big Bear are invited to a fun community event that will donate 20% of ticket proceeds to the families of Deputy Alex Collins and the late Detective Jeremiah MacKay. On July 20, the Inland Empire 66ers will play in sheriff-inspired jerseys adorned … [Read more...]

Locals Treated to Free Sky Chair Rides

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 14, 2013 – As an introduction to their new Adventure Park, Snow Summit is hosting Community Appreciation Days June 17 through June 21. Big Bear residents with valid I.D. or utility bills will be treated to all-day, unlimited rides on the mile-long Scenic Sky Chair. Locals can also bring their bikes for a free trip to the … [Read more...]

Popular Winter Facility Becomes Year-Round Hot Spot

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 14, 2013 - Snow Summit Adventure Park will hold an official grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on June 15 at 9:00 a.m. This is  Southern California's first complete outdoor summer adventure park of its kind and home to its only lift-served downhill bike park. Saturday's event will feature vendors and a live DJ … [Read more...]

Open Air Big Bear honors Wounded Warriors

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 16, 2013 - Open Air Big Bear presents the 1st Annual Big Bear Lake Memorial 5K Fun Run on Sunday May 26. The race starts at 10:00 a.m. in the Village, and winds along the National Forest boundary on a scenic, challenging course that leads back to the Village, where racers will be met with live music and local vendors … [Read more...]

Climb, crawl and run your way to victory!

obstacle 5

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 8, 2013 - Man About Town candidate Kurt Madden challenges people of all ages and skills levels to compete in Obstacles on the Bear: A 5K Experience at Bear Mountain Resort. The May 11th event is the latest fundraiser as part of Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley's ongoing campaign to Stop Teen … [Read more...]

Pro Cyclists Time Trial In Big Bear

Connor McCutcheon, Redlands Classic Stage Race, Big Bear Time Trial

Big Bear Lake, CA April 4, 2013 4:00pm - The Redlands Bicycle Classic chose Big Bear this year to open their tour and kick off the season. With the help of the Big Bear Cycling Association, the time trial stage was held on Thursday beginning and ending on North Shore near the East Boat Ramp. With the rider count at around 300 it was the largest … [Read more...]