Mammoth Resorts to Acquire Bear Mountain Resorts

Big Bear, CA, Sept. 24, 2014 - Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, owner of both Mammoth and June Mountain, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Big Bear Mountain Resorts which includes both Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, for 38 million dollars. Closing is subject to certain conditions including shareholder approval. The … [Read more...]

Death at Dock is Under Investigation

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 3, 2014 - The Labor Day Weekend boosted the local economy by bringing plenty of tourists into town, but the holiday was not without its accidents. On Saturday evening, the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a body in the lake off Waterview Drive, between Boulder Bay and Metcalf Bay. Deputies found … [Read more...]

Snow Summit Kicks Off Summer on Saturday

Big Bear Lake, April 18, 2014 - Snow Summit reopens its renowned bike park for the summer season this Saturday, making it the first and only lift-serviced bike park open in North America. The base area at Snow Summit will be a Vendor Booth City, featuring dozens of brands like Troy Lee Designs, Five Ten, Smith Optic, Ryders Eyewear, Marin … [Read more...]

Dorner Reward Still Not Fully Disbursed

Dorner hostages

  Big Bear, CA, February 11, 2014 - The City of Los Angeles offered a $1 million reward last year for the capture of fugitive homicide suspect Christopher Dorner, however the Big Bear couple taken hostage by Dorner and two other men who were to share in the reward money haven't received all that they were promised.   Lee … [Read more...]

Kids Ride Free With PB&J

Volcom

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 1, 2014 - Even without the recent snowfall, our local ski resorts would’ve been busy this weekend, hosting special events on both days. Today, it’s the Peanut Butter and Rail Jam at Bear Mountain, Volcom’s amateur snowboard contest. This free event features multiple divisions for men and women of all ages, and the … [Read more...]

Snow Summit Corporation Up For Sale

Big Bear, CA, June 20, 2013 - According to a press release on behalf of the Snow Summit Ski Corporation, the company’s Board of Directors have retained the investment banking firm of Houlihan Lokey to market the corporation that owns and operates Snow Summit and Bear Mountain with the possibility of selling it to one of a number of interested … [Read more...]

Victor Alvarez Memorial Race At Snow Summit

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 8, 2013 - The 17th Annual Victor Alvarez Memorial Race and Silent Auction is this Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Snow Summit. It’s a way to remember Victor and it’s also a fundraiser for the Snow Summit Junior Race Team. Enter for your chance at a $3075 cash purse. It’s a Pro-Style Giant Slalom Race. Registration begins … [Read more...]

Snow Summit Celebrates 60 Years

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 11, 2013 - Bundle up for the 60th Anniversary Celebration at Snow Summit. The party starts at noon this Saturday, January 12th. They’ll have live entertainment provided by the Straight 78 Band from noon until 4pm at the Slope Side Pub. Then from 5pm until closing the Slope Side Pub and Summit Inn will offer half off … [Read more...]

Holiday Fun In Big Bear Valley

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 17, 2012, 6am - This week Bear Mountain & Snow Summit officially opened for the season. Get any early start to the holidays and have some fun on the slopes with friends and family. The Community Arts Theater Society, CATS, presents Oliver at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center. The show will run through … [Read more...]

Discount For Lift Tickets & Lodging At Big Bear Mountain Resorts

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 … [Read more...]