• Memorial Day ceremony set for Veterans Park in Big Bear Lake May 23, 2018
    Memorial Day is a federal holiday to remember the people who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces. On Monday, May 28, the Big Bear Valley Marine Corps League Detachment 1038 and The American Legion Post 584 hosts a…
  • Sonora Cantina hosts fundraiser for float May 23, 2018
    Big Bear has been accepted into the 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade. To help fund the design and construction of the float, several fundraisers are being held throughout the year.
  • Healthy Start reorganizes May 23, 2018
    Things will be different for Bear Valley Unified School District’s Healthy Start program in the upcoming school year. And not everyone is happy about it.
  • Celebrate Big Bear life May 23, 2018
    The Big Bear Lake Elks Lodge hosts the inaugural Big Bear Reunion June 16 in Big Bear Lake.
  • Sheriff’s Log May 23, 2018
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  • Sediment project on Highway 18 May 23, 2018
    Caltrans has started a landscaping project along Big Bear Boulevard from the dam to Gildart Drive in Big Bear Lake. Motorists may expect delays because of one-way traffic control and occasional, short-term moving lane closures from 7 a.m. to 3:30…
  • Bear Valley Virtual Academy IRL May 23, 2018
    Gram Cernetiz, 13, taps his pencil on the desk as he watches a lesson over the internet. It’s the only movement he makes as he concentrates on the screen while attending Bear Valley Unified School District’s Virtual Academy May 12.
  • Just call him Mr. T May 23, 2018
    Matt Thompson’s enthusiasm for education can be heard in every word he speaks. His goal is to instill that same love for knowledge in the children he meets.

Snow Summit

Snow Summit in Big Bear is the ski resort that made the region famous for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports. They offer a number of discounts (see below). This ski resort  is one of three spots for winter sports in the Big Bear mountain area (the other two being Bear Mountain ski resort, plus a snow tubing spot for kids called Snow Play):

    Snow Summit Mountain Resort
    880 Summit Blvd.
    Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

    http://www.snowsummit.com

    General Information: (909) 866-5766
    Reservations (909) 866-5841
    Snow Report: ( 888) SUMMIT-1

    This resort is unique in that it offers night sessions and hosts the Scenic Sky Chair. (A much smaller lift can be found at the Alpine Slide at Snow Play.) Other information about Big Bear Snow Summit includes the following:

    • Kids 6 and under are free with paying adults.
    • Season passes for this resort are interchangeable with Bear Mountain.
    • Free shuttles are provided between this resort to Bear Mountain.
    • Ski or ride free on your birthday with proper ID. (Double check in case this changes.)
    • Offers the Scenic Sky chair.
    • Provides ski lift tickets and discounts.
    • Ski and snowboard rentals are offered.
    • Provides night sessions at Ego Trip Park.
    • Includes the Westridge Terrain Park.
    • You can buy tickets online at the Snow Summit website.

    This resort also offers summer activities! On certain days of the week, visitors can ride the Scenic Sky Chair to the mountain top for barbecue lunch and hike back down the ski runs. This lift offers spectacular views of Big Bear Valley and the mountains.