• Hugh Bialecki guest speaker at Sierra Club meeting October 17, 2019
    The Big Bear Group of the Sierra Club meets Thursday, Oct. 17, to discuss water, traffic, biological impacts and more. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Big Bear Discovery Center.
  • Motor home fire destroys RVs, boat October 16, 2019
    One man was injured and several recreational vehicles destroyed by a motor home fire at Fox Farm Storage in Big Bear Lake.
  • Sears Holdings to close more Kmart, Sears stores by 2020 October 16, 2019
    The Big Bear Kmart store has been the Valley’s only major department store the past 27 years. For the past couple of years the status of the store has been in question as the parent company, Sears Holdings, struggled financially.
  • Record fundraising ride for USARC October 16, 2019
    Adaptability. The word epitomizes the goals for the US Adaptive Recreation Center. It is also the word that best describes the 30 cyclists and 16 volunteers who participated in the 25th anniversary of the Peak 2 Peak Pedal.
  • Road work in Arctic Circle set October 16, 2019
    Caltrans maintenance crews will be busy on State Route 18 Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 22 and 23. There will be a one-way flagging operation from Snow Valley to the Bear Valley Dam from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for guardrail…
  • CABB preps for Big Bear winter season October 16, 2019
    The Community Advocates of Big Bear meets at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the Historic Chapel at Community Church Big Bear.
  • Give hope, give life, give blood October 16, 2019
    The LifeStream bus returns to Big Bear Monday, Oct. 21, for a community blood drive at Stater Bros. From
  • Traffic delays in Big Bear City October 14, 2019
    A utility pole installation on Big Bear Boulevard just west of Maple Lane is causing slight delays during the morning commute in Big Bear City.

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.