This Leap Year, Big Bear
is giving skiers and snowboarders the chance to save big the entire month
of March. On Wednesday, Feb. 29 Big Bear Lake Resort Association kicks off a 24-hour sale that includes $29 midweek lift tickets to Big Bear
Mountain Resorts (Snow Summit and Bear Mountain) packaged with discounted midweek
discounted lift tickets are 50 percent off the regular rate and lodging is 29
percent off regular rates. The Leap Into March Special is a one-time deal that
is only available for purchase during a 24-hour window starting Wednesday at 6 a.m. and ending March 1 at 6 a.m.
qualify for the $29 lift tickets to Snow Summit and Bear Mountain guests must
book at least one night lodging accommodation for arrivals during March 2012.
The package deal is good for midweek overnight
stays Sunday through Thursday and skiing or riding Monday through Friday.
addition, guests who wish to rent skis or snowboards during their trip to Big
Bear may opt for rentals at a 29 percent discount. There is a limit to two $29
ski lift tickets for every night of lodging per itinerary. However, more
tickets may be purchased at 25 percent off the regular rate.
Mountain High is reporting snow flurries with more snow expected throughout the day.
The forecast is calling for a fast moving storm to pass through leaving several new inches.
Up to 6 lifts will be in operation today accessing terrain
for all ages and abilities. Coverage is good with a 12 to 36 inch base
and surface conditions range from machine groomed hard packed to frozen
Snow Valley continues to roll out new features on The EDGE. Check out all
the details on its Terrain Parks Report.
This Friday February 24th, will be the annual Badge Day! If
you are Fire, Law Enforcement, Medical and or Military personnel with
badges or ID’s, just come up and show us your ID or badge to qualify to
purchase $25 lift tickets! Proceeds go to the Arrowbear Lake Fire
Women’s Edventures will hold one day and two day ski and snowboard camps this Thursday through Sunday at Bear Mountain ski resort .
The clinics are for all levels of women skiers. They are taught by PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors
of America) Certified Women Instructors and AASI (American Association of Snowboard Instructors) Certified Women Instructors
Lift Passes 4+ Hours of instruction each day Video analysis – weather permitting Lunch and snacks provided Goodie bag/raffle Personalized strategy for improvement
Celebrate President’s Day in Big Bear with excellent
midwinter conditions. There’s plenty of snow, nearly 100% of both resorts are open with
plenty of terrain park features between Snow Summit and Bear Mountain.
Chair lifts are open today at Snow Summit until 5pm so you can be sure
to get all of your favorite runs in.
Insider’s Tip: Chairs 7 and 10 for intermediate to advanced
riders have the least amount of wait time, chairs 2 & 3 are best for
park riders, and chair 9 is perfect for families and advanced beginner
and intermediate skiers and snowboarders.
receiving a foot of new snow on Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning,
Heavenly Mountain Resort opened Milky Way Bowl for the first time
this season, giving the resort additional expert and off-piste terrain.
Heavenly now has half the resort open, totaling 2,400 acres.
Nature has finally come through at a perfect time, as we head into the
President’s holiday. Our guests can expect a great variety of terrain
and LakeTahoe’s best surface conditions for their trip,” said Pete
Sonntag, Heavenly’s general manager. “February and March are
traditionally our snowiest months, and it looks like the storm door may
be opening. We hope this means big snow for the rest of the season.”
Monday, Heavenly has received 18″ of new snow, and the
entire upper mountain will now be open.
The first part of the Stateline Showdown,
a three-part slopestyle competition series, will take place at Ante Up
Terrain Park at Heavenly Mountain Resort on Feb. 18 from 9:30
The entry fee is $20, and the other two dates are March
10 and 24. For more information, call the Heavenly Events Department at
Leap Year = an Extra Day of Skiing and an Extra Night of Lodging for Free!
Bear Mountain and Snow Summit report 14 inches of fresh powder this morning!
Add taht to the snowmaking done nearly every night this week. Can you say now’s the time to get up here
Geronimo and Exhibition are open today for those of you
who like deep steeps.
This snow storm is expected to move out this morning leaving mostly
sunny skies through the long President’s Day Weekend.
Snow Summit has night session Friday, Saturday AND Sunday this
President’s Day Weekend.
Don’t miss Mountain High’s last College Night of the season! Besides the fresh snow
there will be a special DJ set by pro snowboarder MFM, live
performances by Ominous Words and The Musical Mammal, and you can meet
Miss Mountain High!
It all takes place tonight from 5 to 10 pm IN THE
BULLWHEEL BAR & GRILL.
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, love was definitely in the air
when SoCal residents, Andrew and Cicely Blackmore wed atop Snow Summit
The avid boarders, who share a passion for snow sports, exchanged
vows before their pastor, photographer and numerous spectators at the
top of Snow Summit overlooking Big Bear Lake. The excited couple
followed their “I do’s” with a celebratory run down the slopes dressed
in their wedding attire.
“My husband, Andrew learned to snowboard at Snow Summit 25 years
ago,” said Cicely Blackmore, SoCal resident and blushing bride. “It was
the perfect location for our wedding with such unique views, and the
staff at Big Bear Mountain Resorts made it an unforgettable experience.”
“We are thrilled to have shared in Cicely and Andrew’s big day. We
have hosted numerous engagements and weddings over our 60 year history,”
said Chris Riddle, Vice President of Marketing at Big Bear Mountain
Resorts. “The slopes bring out the true romantic in our visitors this
time of year and we pride ourselves on helping to make their visit
Click here to see the wedding video of Cicely and Andrew Blackmore and their picturesque wedding location.