• Agencies investigate illegal grows in San Bernardino National Forest September 23, 2018
    On Thursday and Friday, Sept. 20 and 21, at approximately 7 a.m., investigators from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department — Marijuana Enfocement Team partnered with members of the U.S. Forest Service and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife…
  • Structure fire reported September 20, 2018
    UPDATE: 3:03: p.m.
  • Jack Roberts named new airport general manager September 20, 2018
    After a multi-month search, the Big Bear Airport District Board of Directors approved a contract for the new airport general manager at the Sept. 19 board meeting. And this time around it’s a local man.
  • Big Bear Elementary students visit the lake September 19, 2018
    Fifth- and sixth-grade students from Susan Mueller's and Pam Reames's classes at Big Bear Elementary went on a field trip Wednesday, Sept. 19. The trip is part of the Bear Tech program sponsored by the Big Bear Valley Education Trust…
  • Power restored after outage in Big Bear Valley early Sept. 19 September 19, 2018
    UPDATE: 10 a.m. — Bear Valley Electric Services reports that the early-morning power outage in Big Bear Valley was the result of a component failure on Shay 34kV line. That created an outage affecting approximately 13,000 customers.
  • Pizza fundraiser at Village Pizza September 19, 2018
    BARC and Bear Mountain Rescue host their annual Pup-peroni pizza fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Village Pizza in Big Bear Lake.
  • Bowling for a cruise September 19, 2018
    Dream Vacations and Darrell Gardner sponsor a Cruise Bowling League at the Bowling Barn in October. Members of the league will have a chance to go on a season-ending cruise sponsored by Dream Vacations and Gardner.
  • State offers property tax program September 19, 2018
    Qualifying taxpayers in San Bernardino County may be able to get a break. The State Controller’s Property Tax Postponement Program is available in San Bernardino County.

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.