Big Bear, Ca, November 7, 2011, 12:00pm – Big Bear Mountain Resorts announced today that Bear Mountain and Snow Summit will be opening this week for skiers and snowboarders.  Bear Mountain will open on Wednesday, November 9th,  and Snow Summit will open Thursday, November 10th.  With four to six inches of natural snowfall over this past weekend, and snowmaking at every opportunity, both resorts will be opening with nearly full width runs and quality snow.  Both resorts will be open at 8:30am, and will close at 4:00pm.  At Summit, chairs 1, 2 and 8 will be open, and at Bear Mountain chair 9 will be open.  More lifts and runs will continue to open as snowmaking continues.  With more cold weather ahead, and snow predicted this weekend, Big Bear Mountain Resorts is ready for the winter season, and they are inviting everyone to get an early start on the slopes.  For more information go online at