Bear Mountain 1-7-2013

Early December conditions were disappointing at best at all of the mountain resorts in Southern California. But thanks to some natural snow and lots of manmade powder, 2013 is off to a great start at several of them. This photo at Bear Mountain was taken on Jan. 7. (Bear Mountain photo)

Early December conditions were disappointing at best at all of the mountain resorts in Southern California. But thanks to some natural snow and lots of manmade powder, 2013 is off to a great start at several of them. This photo at Bear Mountain was taken on Jan. 7. (Bear Mountain photo)