Category: Recreation

A Safe Holiday For All

Big Bear, CA, December 27, 2016 – At this time of the year, Driving Under the Influence related accidents can be at the highest due to the extremely dangerous occurrence of drinking alcohol and getting behind the wheel. The Breakthrough Task Force strongly encourages individuals to celebrate safely, never drink and drive, and plan ahead before drinking alcohol. It is important for individuals to prepare for a safe way home and can do so by utilizing the Big Bear Designated Driver Program. The Program celebrates the use of a designated driver when family or friends are out enjoying the festivities...

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Big Bear Lake Named One of the Best Getaway Towns in the Country

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 12, 2016 – Expedia’s travel blog, Viewfinder, recently published an article titled, ’17 Small Cities for a Perfect Weekend Getaway’, and Big Bear Lake topped the list. Chloe Mulliner, a staff writer for Expedia writes, ‘When you’re feeling like a rundown battery, the best way to recharge is by getting the heck out of dodge for a few days. It’s true. A short little trip out of town can do wonders for you. A change in scenery gives you a burst of energy, while a bite into something new offers you a new lease...

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Dick Kun – Big Bear and Ski Industry Icon Passes Sunday Evening

UPDATE: Big Bear Lake, CA  November 29, 2016 – A memorial service for Dick Kun has been scheduled for Saturday, December 17th at 3pm at the Big Bear Lake Convention Center.  Big Bear Lake, CA  November 29, 2016 – Big Bear Mountain reported to it’s employees and the ski industry that Richard ‘Dick’ Kun, former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Snow Summit Ski Corporation and one of the true icons of the American Ski Industry and Big Bear Valley for a period of five decades, passed away Sunday night at his home after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease. His...

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Bear Mountain Opens Friday

Big Bear, CA, November 24, 2016 – Both Bear Mountain and Snow Summit have been blowing snow for more than a week now and Big Bear Mountain Resorts have announced that Bear Mountain will open Friday at 8:30 am with top to bottom runs on chairs 9 and 7. Hours through the weekend will be 8:30 – 4. The opening date for Summit will be announced very soon. Besides world class skiing and snowboarding at both mountains, there’s also great food and family fun to be had in a scenic, alpine setting. New at Snow Summit this season is...

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It’s Snowing in Big Bear

Big Bear, CA, November 18, 2016 – Snowmaking has begun! On Wednesday, November 16, the snow guns at Bear Mountain Resorts fired up to take advantage of several days of cold weather. The conditions, dry and cold, are exactly what the resorts need to get a good start on their base. Bear Mountain is focusing their efforts on Chairs 7 and 9 while Snow Summit is keeping the guns trained on Chairs 2 and 4. Snow Play in Big Bear City has also been able to take advantage of our cold temps and started blowing snow last Friday and was able...

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