Bertha Peak Climber's Log

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StartingOver

StartingOver - Apr 11, 2016 3:51 pm Date Climbed: Apr 5, 2016

Climbed from the Cougar Crest Trail  Sucess!

Great views of San Gorgonio and Big Bear Lake -- more so from the trail than the summit, which had an annoying communications facility that whirred and blocked some of the views.

ScottWhitneyBound

ScottWhitneyBound - Sep 9, 2015 11:57 pm Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2015

First Time  Sucess!

A group of ten summited while doing an 11-mile section of the PCT. We ascended the N/NW ridge. Some went down the N slope, while most went down the road.

IronHiker

IronHiker - Aug 2, 2015 12:49 pm Date Climbed: Mar 7, 2014

All about that lake  Sucess!

Awesome views of Big Bear Lake.

philadendron

philadendron - May 6, 2013 11:54 am Date Climbed: May 4, 2013

Great views across the lake  Sucess!

Did this one with my wife, my sister and brother-in-law, and their dog. No shade the whole way, but great views across the lake to Sugarloaf and San Gorgonio. Couldn't find a register at the top, but did find a Big Bear 7 Summits punch.

wildernesspreston

wildernesspreston - Apr 4, 2013 9:46 pm Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2009

Good Run  Sucess!

Nice run from the cougar crest trail.

burtch07

burtch07 - Nov 5, 2012 12:12 am Date Climbed: Nov 12, 2011

Big Bertha  Sucess!

This was actually my first Peak Bag since I've gotten into the great passion of the outdoors. Bagged it with my buddy Miah who was in Vegas on some AF TACP training, good times.

orbitor

orbitor - Aug 26, 2012 7:50 pm Date Climbed: Nov 19, 2011

From Cougar Crest/PCT  Sucess!

Had several Big Bear peaks in mind for the day, started off with Bertha via the regular route from the Discovery Center.

bscott

bscott - Jul 3, 2012 5:34 pm Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2011

1 of 3  Sucess!

One of three short hikes for the day.

wmolland

wmolland - Apr 30, 2012 8:46 pm Date Climbed: Jan 22, 2012

Nice hike  Sucess!

Snow free at the end of January? Welcome to winter 2012. Sweet peak!

bechtt

bechtt - Dec 17, 2011 4:47 pm Date Climbed: Dec 16, 2011

Via the PCT/road  Sucess!

Lots of snow -- with Zeus (Z-dog), Erin, and Jon

moosewilliams

moosewilliams - Aug 31, 2011 4:18 am Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2011

With the Wife  Sucess!

Good hike done with the wife, carried 50lbs for training, less then 4 hours up and down with at least 30 in picture time

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Jan 5, 2011 1:32 pm Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2008

From Holcomb Valley Rd  Sucess!

Last of five HPS peaks for the day in the area. Trip Report

cab

cab - Sep 7, 2010 3:19 pm Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2010

Road  Sucess!

Cool views of the lake.

Tom Waggoner

Tom Waggoner - May 10, 2010 10:36 am Date Climbed: May 8, 2010

Nice Views  Sucess!

First of several peaks in the area that day.

phydeux

phydeux - Sep 20, 2009 12:31 pm Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2009

Nice views all around

Did this from the PCT/Holcomb Valley Road intersection along with Delamar Mtn. Nice views from the summit and the PCT along its south side. VERY crowded from the Cougar Crest Trail/PCT junction to the summit.

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - May 12, 2009 1:13 am Date Climbed: May 9, 2009

Nice peak with great views  Sucess!

Cougar Crest Trail to PCT and fire road up to the summit. Great views over Big Bear Lake.

gaudzdice51

gaudzdice51 - Mar 8, 2009 3:25 pm Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2007

Lightning!  Sucess!

Climbed Bertha for one of our first hikes. On the way back to the car we got caught in an exciting lightning storm.

SierraCJ

SierraCJ - Feb 22, 2009 5:00 pm Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2007

Bertha  Sucess!

Cougar Crest Trail to Pct to summit via fire road. Radio towers on top with nice view of Big Bear.

Noondueler

Noondueler - Nov 4, 2008 10:29 pm Date Climbed: Dec 30, 1999

Winter solstice  Sucess!

Did San Jacinto next day Coyotes howlin' all night!

Sam Page

Sam Page - Apr 24, 2008 4:09 pm

Wittgenstein  Sucess!

I hiked up here in fall 1999 (I think) with Ludwig Wittgenstein (or at least one of his books).

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