Tag: Snow

Hit The Slopes at Big Bear Mountain Resorts

Big Bear, Ca, November 21, 2011, 3:00pm – Big Bear Mountain Resorts is in great shape, and has opened up more runs after Sunday night’s snowfall resulting in 5 inches of snow at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit. With the colder temperatures at night, snow-making equipment has been adding snow to the runs, which means now is the perfect time to hit the slopes.  If you don’t know how to ski or board, or want to learn something, take a lesson at either Summit or Bear, as lessons are available for both skiing and boarding, and for people of all ages, and levels.  Early season rates will continue for both day tickets and season passes through Wednesday, November 23rd.  Night skiing is set to start this weekend, so make sure you have your cold weather gear ready for great day and night skiing at Big Bear Mountain Resorts.  For more information and to order tickets or season passes, go online at...

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Prepare Vehicle For Winter Weather

Big Bear, Ca, November 15, 2011, 8:00am – The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is encouraging all motorists to be prepared for the winter months.  The Sheriff’s Department is advising that motorists not only get their vehicle winter ready, but to also have emergency supplies in your vehicle.  Make sure your brakes, windshield wipers, defroster, heater and exhaust system are in top condition, and check your antifreeze and be ready for colder temperatures.  Other items that you should keep in your car include an ice scraper or commercial de-icer, a handheld broom for brushing snow off your car, a shovel to free your car if it is snowed in, and sand, burlap or kitty litter for traction if your wheels become mired in snow.  Remember to always carry chains when driving in the mountains in the winter months.  Carry gloves for installing chains, and an old towel or blanket to lay on while installing your chains.  It is also a good idea to carry jumper cables, a large flashlight with extra batteries, battery powered radio, highway safety flares, and a windshield ice scraper.  The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station remind everyone to be prepared, be safe and drive slow for winter road...

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Bear Mountain and Snow Summit Opening This Week

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...

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