Big Bear’s Gettin’ Big

Man, what a view!, Big Bear (10/9/18) Steve Shinn

Frémont cottonwood are Near Peak at Big Bear (above), where fields of yellow rubber rabbitbrush lead up to the golden-orange trees. Color spotter Steve Shinn laments that, “What the fires didn’t get our crazy weather and lack of rain did.”

Nonetheless, bigleaf maple at Big Bear and quaking aspen at Aspen Grove Trail are also peaking, Black oak are still Just Starting. 

  • Big Bear (6,752′) – Near Peak (50-75%) GO NOW!