Big Bear Lake, CA, November 12, 2012, 12:30pm – Today is the first official day of the 2012-2013 winter ski season at Big Bear Mountain Resorts (Snow Summit and Bear Mountain). In celebration of opening day at Big Bear Mountain Resorts, the Big Bear Lake Resort Association announced a 48-hour sale that offers a 50 percent discount off midweek lift tickets bundled together with 25 percent off lodging accommodations good for the 2012-2013 winter ski season. The offer is only available for purchase until 9am on Wednesday, November 14. To qualify for the 50 percent off lift tickets to Snow Summit and Bear Mountain guests must book at least one night lodging accommodation for arrivals during the 2012-2013 winter season. The 48-Hour Lift Ticket Special Offer is a one-time 48-hour sale that is available at www.bigbear.com or by phone at 800-424-4232 from 9 a.m. to 5 pm. Availability is limited, blackout dates and other restrictions may apply, and the offer cannot be used with any other specials or promotions.