Tag: Skiing

Final Weekend for Bear Mountain this Season

Big Bear, Ca April 9, 2011 12:00 pm – Thursday and Friday’s spring storm added 7 to 10 inches of powdery snow to the slopes according to Bear Mountain Resorts, and conditions are very good to excellent.  Although this weekend will be the last of the season for Bear Mountain, Snow Summit plans to remain open through April 17, and possibly through the Saturday before Easter, April 23.  The resorts are encouraging Big Bear residents and visitors to enjoy the opportunity for extended spring skiing and snowboarding.  They will honor all season passes, including Bear Mountain only passes, beginning Monday, April 11 until Snow Summit closes for the season. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30602.mp3|titles=Bear Mountain Final Weekend...

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15th Annual Victor Alvarez Memorial Race

Big Bear, Ca, March 22, 2011, 8:00am – The 15th Annual Victor Alvarez Memorial Race will be held this Saturday March 26th at Snow Summit.  Head over to Snow Summit at 10:00am to see the best local and Southern California skiers race in a Giant Slalom style course.  Those interested in participating should arrive at Snow Summit between 8:00am and 9:30am and register in the VIP room of the Bear Bottom Lodge.  Entry fees are $50 for children 15 and under and $70 for those 16 and older and includes a lift ticket, t- shirt and race fees.  The Victor Alvarez Memorial race is a fundraiser for the Snow Summit Junior Race Team, and team members and parents assist in the organization and operation of the race and silent auction.  If you want to participate but don’t want to race, there will be a large silent auction which is open to the public with many great items to bid on including a trip for two, including lodging and airfare to Breckenridge, Colorado, tickets to Kings, Clippers, and Lakers games, ski and snowboard equipment and much more.  The race will take place in the Jim Bollingmo Race arena, located at the bottom of Miracle Mile, that is a very viewer friendly slope, so everyone is invited to cheer on the competitors. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30545.mp3|titles=Victor Alvarez Memorial Race...

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Still Plenty of Snow in Big Bear

Big Bear, Ca March 12, 2011 12:00 pm – While the Big Bear Valley is enjoying spring-like temperatures and clear days, there is still plenty of snow on the mountain slopes.  Now is the time for special discounts offered by the resorts.  Today only, ski and snowboard enthusiasts can get up to $13 off tickets for tomorrow’s Super Sunday on the Snow.  The tickets must be purchased online to receive the discount.  Also available are Screamin’ Deal season passes, good for the rest of this year and all of next year’s snow season too.  This pass can be used at tonight’s final night session at Snow Summit.  There are races and events planned at both resorts through the end of March and into April.  With 3 to 5 feet of snow still on the slopes, there is time to enjoy good snowboarding and skiing in Big Bear. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30517.mp3|titles=Still Time to Enjoy the...

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Night Ski Sessions Ending Soon; Screamin Deal Season Pass Now Available

Big Bear, Ca, March 4, 2011, 12:00pm – Tonight is the last Friday Night session at Snow Summit.  Enjoy the slopes under the lights with friends and family.  There are only two Saturday Night Sessions left at Summit, which will be this Saturday March 5th, and Saturday March 12th.  Head over to Summit and while you are there get your Screamin Deal Season Pass.  The Screamin Deal allows you to buy your season pass, and enjoy the slopes this year, and next year’s ski season!  Some passes pay for themselves in as little as five visits. The Dual Mountain pass gives you access to 26 lifts, 55 runs and more than 438 skiable acres. Just grab your pass and head straight for the lifts. To buy your Screamin Deal Season Pass head over to Snow Summit, or go online at BigBearMountainResorts.com.  The Screamin’ Deal Season Pass goes on sale March 7, 2011. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30496.mp3|titles=Screamin’ Deal...

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