Tag: Bear Mountain

Big Bear Is One Of The Most Important And Amazing Ski And Snowboard Destinations In The Country

Big Bear, CA, February 13th, 2016 – Did you know that Big Bear is one of the most important and amazing ski and snowboard destinations in the country?  According to a new article in Ski Magazine, it just might be. Big Bear Mountain Resorts is a fantastic winter sports location, and it’s not just because of the beautiful snow and stunning scenery… it’s because of the wide variety of people it attracts.  Just in lining up for the lift or grabbing a bite at the Beach Bar your’re apt to see a vast array of our world’s different cultures and lifestyles, and they’re all about just having a great time. This diversity of clientele is what all winter sports resorts aspire to…even more specifically, the goal is to attract multi-ethnic Millennials from different economic circumstances to the slopes.  Millennials think and consume differently, and the ski industry must cater to them as clients if it is to continue to flourish.  Big Bear is the best example of how to make that happen. So grab your snow gear, grab your friends, and head to the slopes of Big Bear! You’re going to have an awesome...

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Shaun White Becomes Part Owner of Big Bear Mountain Resorts

Big Bear, CA, January 29, 2016 –  Action sports icon Shaun White is returning to his childhood stomping grounds with the deed in his hand. In a deal announced yesterday, White has joined the Mammoth Resorts’ ownership team as an investor, with an immediate focus on Big Bear Mountain Resorts. “It’s amazing that I’m now an owner of the mountain where I grew up riding,” said White. “As an owner I’ll be able to make changes and shape the future of the mountain and how people enjoy it–whether they’re beginners or professionals.” White’s presence will be felt everywhere from the...

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Think “Out of the Box” on Beautification

Big Bear, CA, January 15th, 2016 – A competition wants local resorts to think “out of the box” on beautification. Out Of The Box is an invite only resort competition taking place over the 2015-2016 winter season. Four resorts will receive identical containers full of raw materials to create, destroy and modify as they see fit- the goal being to design the most fun, most imaginative, most photo-friendly snow park possible. Bear Mountain’s creations will be unveiled and opened to the public initiating the second phase of the competition. Resort guests are invited to compete in the Best #GoPro INSTAGRAM contest....

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Woman Killed in Skiing Accident

Big Bear, CA, December 1, 2015 – A 21-year-old woman from Ohio was killed during a skiing accident on Sunday in Big Bear. KTLA television reports Natalie Altieri of Canton, Ohio, was skiing at Bear Mountain when she collided with a metal stairway, according to a brief statement from the San Bernardino County Coroner’s office. Altieri was taken to an area hospital, where she was pronounced dead less than an hour after the collision. According to the coroner’s statement, Altieri died of “injuries sustained in the accident.”  An autopsy was set to be conducted to determine her cause of death.  Altieri was a fashion design student at the University of Cincinnati.  University President Santa J. Ono reacted to her death with a statement on twitter, saying in part, “my heart goes out to the friends and family of Natalie Altieri. We are fortunate that she graced the halls of the University of...

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12th Annual Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails Kicks off the Winter Season

Big Bear Lake, CA September 14, 2015 – The 12th Annual Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails takes place on September 19th, and will host over 50 professional riders from all over the world competing for $16,000 worth of cash prizes.  Guests will be able to enjoy access to over 40 of the industry’s leading vendors. Bear Mountain will also ship in over 140 tons of ice to be chipped into snow creating an innovative and skate-inspired course in “The Scene.”  These brand new features from HDHR will be showcased for the first time at the event and later installed in the Red Bull Plaza for the public. Gates open at 10:00am with the first heat beginning at 2:00pm.  Admission is free to the public. Along with all the fun of HDHR comes the three day online season pass sale, happening September 19-21.  This is your chance to purchase 2015/16 passes at a special rate. Purchase an Adult Bear/Summit Anytime Pass for just $549 and get a $50 resort credit. Purchase online or by calling 844.GO2.BEAR. If you cannot make it to this stellar event be sure to follow Snowboarder Magazine for a live webcast of all the fun.        ...

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