Final Weekend for Bear Mountain this Season

Bear Mountain Skier

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 … [Read more...]

Spring in Big Bear

On top of Snow Summit April 8, 2011

Last week, sunbathing by Big Bear Lake.  This week, more snow and cold temperatures, several inches of powder on the ski slopes.  Big Bear's four seasons, all in one week! … [Read more...]

Grenade Games at Bear Mountain this Weekend


Big Bear, Ca March 25, 2011 3:00 pm - Bear Mountain is hosting this weekend's Grenade Games, a snowboard competition and party, that the resort calls "the biggest event of the year".  Produced by Grenade Gloves' Danny Kass, a 2-time Olympic Silver Medalist, the Games include live music events, VIP after parties, industry celebrities, as well as … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

11 Year Old Drayden Gardner Heads to USASA Nationals For 4th Time


Big Bear, Ca, March 2, 2011, 4:00pm - Eleven-year-old Drayden Gardner will be competing at the United States of America Snowboarding Association’s Nationals this April, and needs your help to get there.  National’s will be held April 1st to April 9th in Copper Mountain, Colorado.  This will be Drayden’s 4th time at Nationals, where the past … [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...]

US Adaptive Recreation Center Holds 2011 Skiathon


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 Youth Drayden Gardner and Dusty Henricksen Score on Skating Circuit, While Toby Miller Trains in Snowboarding’s Project Gold

Ten-year-old Drayden Gardner placed 12th in the USASA Nationals in April and, now, takes a fourth in a May skateboarding competition.

Big Bear Valley, CA -- The Big Bear Valley is home to a number of young superstars. While 13-year-old Jordan Romero was making his way to the peak of Mt. Everest, 10-year-old Drayden Gardner and seven-year-old Dustin Henricksen segued from snowboarding competitions to making their mark on the skateboarding circuit, competing in California Amateur … [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...]