Big Bear Mountain Resorts: Learn from the pros, rail jam, slalom and go huck yourself

Posted By: The Ski Channel on January 6, 2011 6:15 pm

Big Bear Mountain Resorts (BBMR) is Southern California’s Learn to Ski and Ride Headquarters and the ideal winter getaway for travelers looking to learn a new sport or hone their skills in a fun atmosphere. To celebrate the National Ski Areas Association’s Learn a Snow Sport month in January, Bear Mountain and Snow Summit are offering FREE rentals to guests 8 and older who sign up for a first-time beginner lesson, a savings of up to $30.

Bear Mountain and Snow Summit offer the largest beginner areas, most diverse classes and best terrain parks to learn or improve your skills in So Cal,” said Chris Riddle, director of marketing for Big Bear Mountain Resorts. “With these great photo: big bear mountain resorts

mid-winter conditions it’s a perfect time to hit the slopes and take advantage of our world class instructors.”

Beginning terrain park riders and skiers can test their skills on Bear Mountain’s new Skill Builder Parks™. These “parks within The Park” offer snow features, rails, boxes and transitions to help guests test their skills and bring their riding to the next level in a comfortable, pressure-free environment. Each feature has a do-it-yourself instructional sign, offering a trick description and tips on getting started, polishing skills and even ski and snowboarding etiquette.

With excellent mid-winter conditions, Big Bear Mountain Resorts is enticing riders of all skill levels to enjoy a mid-week break with its new ‘Lift and Lunch’ special offering a $13.50 same day lunch credit with a lift ticket purchase. Offer is valid now through Friday, Jan. 14 and must be purchased online at least one day prior to your visit.

Special events planned for the weekend of Jan. 8-9 include the South Series Ski Slalom and the Analog Go Huck Yourself Saturday night event at Snow Summit.  On Jan. 9, riders can check out the Volcom PB & J Rail Jam in The Scene at Bear Mountain.
Guests are reminded to check out for the latest on events, discounts, weather conditions, chain requirements and road closure. Currently, Hwy 38 (through Redlands) and Hwy 18 (the back way through Lucerne Valley) are both open with no chains required. Hwy 330 is closed below Running Springs.