Big Bear’s Snow Summit open this Saturday, November 13

Posted By: Selma Al-Faqih on November 12, 2010 11:01 am

Big Bear Mountain Resorts (BBMR) announced today that Snow Summit will open this Saturday, November 13. So. Cal skiers and snowboarders are invited to grab their gear and get up to Snow Summit for a head start on the 2010-2011 winter season.

Both Miracle Mile (Chair 1) and Bear Bottom Beginner Area (Chair 8), plus a few terrain features on Bear Bottom run, will open Saturday and BBMR will continue making snow at every opportunity, weather and conditions permitting. The opening date for Bear Mountain has not yet been determined.

Special early season rates will apply with discounted lift tickets available. Full day rates (8 a.m. – 4 p.m) are Adults (22+) $40, Young Adults (13-21) $35 and Children (7-12) $10. Half day rates (12 p.m. – 4 p.m.) are just $35 for adults, $30 for young adults (13-21) and $10 for children (7 – 12).

Private ski and snowboard lessons are available on the hour and the Summit Inn will be open for breakfast and lunch.

“We had some favorable snowmaking conditions this week enabling us to go ahead and give the green light to opening Snow Summit on Saturday,” said Chris Riddle, Director of Marketing for Big Bear Mountain Resorts. “After what has been a very long summer, everyone’s ready to hit the slopes. This weekend is the perfect time to come up and take advantage of special pre-season rates and get a little head start on the 2010-2011 So. Cal snow season.”

From new Skill Builder Parks TM to $500,000 in new snowmaking equipment, Big Bear Mountain Resorts has invested $1.7 million in improvements for this season and is gearing up for another incredible winter.

To receive updates on the latest conditions and opening day information, text “SNOW” to 52406 or call 800-BEAR-MTN or 888-SUMMIT-1. To view current snow reports, live cams and terrain maps, log on to