George Crezee Stays Active And Wins Big At Age Of 60!

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Big Bear, Ca, March 4, 2011, 8:00am - 60 year old George Crezee competed this past weekend in the Senior Winter Challenge and Festival in Dodge Ridge, California.  Crezee came away with 5 golds, and 1 bronze in this six event series, and he also received the "Ski Meister" award.  Crezee competed in a 5k cross country ski race, a vertical … [Read more...]

Adult Ski League: Race 3 This Saturday

Big Bear, Ca, March 3, 2011, 3:00pm - Adult ski racing is back at Snow Summit.  The third Saturday Night Race League will be Saturday night, March 5th, with the race starting at 6:00pm.  The Giant Slalom race will take place on Widow Maker, which is a viewer friendly slope, so spectators are welcome and invited to cheer on their friends and … [Read more...]

USARC Ski-A-Thon Two Weeks Away

Big Bear, Ca, February 23, 2011, 8:00am - The 2011 USARC Ski-A-Thon is less than two weeks away on Saturday, March 5 and there is still plenty of time for you to register and participate. The event supports the life-changing programming of the U.S. Adaptive Recreation Center.  Participation includes a full-day lift ticket to Bear Mountain (with … [Read more...]

Craig Coker’s War of Rails This Saturday: Fundraiser For Nigel Holland

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    Big Bear, Ca, February 21, 2011, 12:00pm - This Saturday, head over to Bear Mountain Resort for local pro freestyle skier, Craig Coker's War of Rails.  Pro skiers from across the Unites States, and local skiers, will compete for great prizes and to be named victor of the War of Rails.  This event will also serve as a fundraiser … [Read more...]

US Adaptive Recreation Center Holds 2011 Skiathon

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Big Bear, Ca, February 8, 2011, 8:00am - Skiers and snowboarders can spend a day on the slopes, never wait in a lift line, enjoy a complimentary lunch, have chances to win great prizes, celebrate at an after-ski party with silent auction and entertainment, and do it all to support children and adults with disabilities.  They achieve this by … [Read more...]

Big Bear Mountain Resorts Wrap an Epic Ski Season–Unless This Week’s Storm Brings More Snow

There was still plenty of coverage on the slopes in recent weeks--especially given another foot or so of snow last week--yet sunny skies for spring skiing on Summit's final day.

Big Bear Lake, CA -- Our season on the slopes has come to a close—unless we get more snowfall. After nearly six months and over 12 feet of snow, Big Bear Mountain Resorts have wrapped this ski and snowboarding season as of yesterday’s final session at Snow Summit. However, given the possibility of additional snowfall later this week, Snow … [Read more...]

Open Since October, Bear Mountain Resort Closes for the Season; Skiing and Snowboarding Continue at Snow Summit Through April 25

Snow Summit (here, from chair 3) still has a snow base of 1.5 to 3 feet!

Big Bear Lake, CA -- As of today (Monday, April 19), Bear Mountain Resort is closed for the ski and snowboarding season, which began back in October. Snow Summit will continue to be open today and every day through Sunday, April 25; Bear Mountain-only passes will be honored at Summit, which is in operation each day from 8:30am to 4pm. Season passes … [Read more...]

Golden Group: Local USASA Team of Skiers and Snowboarders Brings Home 23 Medals from National Championships

Our local USASA team of riders and skiers were amped up for the opening parade at the USASA National Championships in Colorado--and this was before they scored 23 medals, including eight golds! (Photo courtesy USASA SoCal)

Like Olympic gold medalist Shaun White, who started his snowboarding career in USASA competitions on the slopes at Snow Summit at age seven, local seven-year-old Dustin Henricksen has also scored a gold in snowboarding competition. Henricksen and 30some other snowboarders and skiers from the Big Bear Valley competed in the National Championships of … [Read more...]

Spring Skiing on the Slopes of Big Bear Mountain Resorts to Continue Until at Least April 18

Big Bear Lake, CA -- With sunny skies and snow depths on the slopes up to 3.5 feet, spring skiing is on and, per the latest from Big Bear Mountain Resorts, will extend for at least another two weekends. Bear Mountain will continue to be open on weekends, and Snow Summit will be available to skiers and snowboarders every day through April 18 and … [Read more...]

Easter Weekend in the Big Bear Valley Brings Special Services, and Easter Egg Hunts–Both on the Slopes and Lakeside

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Big Bear Valley, CA -- After a dose of winter weather, bringing an additional two to three inches of snow to the resorts this week, and sunny spring days expected into the weekend, Bear Mountain and Snow Summit Resorts are the places to be for spring break. In celebration of Easter Sunday, Snow Summit will offer an Easter egg hunt on the slopes on … [Read more...]