Smokin hot deals and the Grenade Games at Bear Mountain

Posted By: The Ski Channel on March 16, 2011 7:25 pm

The roads are open to Big Bear Lake and Bear Mountain which allow for a quick and easy day trip from anywhere in Southern California and now is the time to check out spring skiing at SoCal’s learn to ski and ride headquarters.
With the warmer temperatures and 100 percent of both Snow Summit and Bear Mountain open, BBMR is the place to experience the phenomenal conditions any day you can make it up. Luckily, There is still plenty of time left in the season and plenty of snow.

Peak-season rates have officially come and gone and skiers and snowboarders are invited to pack up their gear and take advantage of weekend savings at Big Bear Mountain Resorts (BBMR). Both Snow Summit and Bear are 100 percent open and BBMR is offering two new smokin’ hot deals to come up and check out the wide-open slopes and phenomenal snowpack.

It’s official! BBMR is pleased to offer regular season rates, along with a new $99 Weekend Special that allows skiers and snowboarders to save big when purchasing their Saturday and Sunday lift ticket at the same time. Also, the Super Sunday deal is here to stay! Riders purchasing their lift ticket online for Sundays will receive a $49 rate now through the end of the season. Guests must purchase tickets online for the Weekend Special and the Super Sunday Deal.

“Now is the time to take advantage of great values at the park; lower rates plus our new discounts make for awesome savings just in time for spring break,” said Chris Riddle, Director of Marketing for Big Bear Mountain Resorts. “With plenty of snow, our staff has been able to maintain a world-class park well into the spring season. From the Skill Builder Parks to the Super pipe, Bear Mountain still has all of the variety and fun that you’ve come to expect.”

Fun events to put on your radar include the Super Pass snowboarding contest, March 19, the Grenade Games snowboarding contest March 26-27 and Go Huck Yourself snowboarding contest, April 2. 

Grenade Games
For the first time ever, Bear Mountain will host the Grenade Games next weekend, March 26-27! Known as the hottest contest and party in town, the competition is the creation of two-time Olympic silver medalist Danny Kass, who will team up with the BBMR crew to showcase off-the-wall set-ups and unique features for events like- Chinese Downhill, Dual Jib Jam, and Monster Mini Ramp. The contest will feature some of the world’s best pro snowboarders competing in electrifying extreme sports action.

Free to the public, the event begins at 10:30 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. The awards ceremony will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. As a bonus, the private after-party on Saturday will feature a live performance by Del the Funky Homosapien (from the Hieroglyphics).