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Bear Mountain, Snow Summit To Open As Early As Next Week

(Big Bear Lake, CA – November 9, 2012) – With recent cold weather, Bear Mountain and Snow Summit are expecting to fire up the snowmaking guns this weekend and kick off the 2012-2013 winter season as early as next week. Big Bear Mountain Resorts is the leader in snowmaking technology with some of the best snowmaking crews in the country, producing quality snow conditions throughout the cold months. Thanks to their state-of-the-art technology, it looks like we’ll all be riding the white stuff soon.

“In sunny Southern California, we rely on our extensive snowmaking systems to provide quality snow for hundreds of thousands of skiers and snowboarders each season,” says Chris Riddle, Vice President of Marketing for Big Bear Mountain Resorts. “We make snow whenever we can from mid to late November into March, even if it’s a good year for natural snow, to ensure the best possible conditions all season long.”

Big Bear Mountain Resorts, which includes Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, covers 100 percent of their ski and snowboard runs each season with an average of three to five feet of man-made snow. Several hundred million gallons of water supplied by Big Bear Lake are converted into snow each season, reaching rates at times of up to 6,000 gallons per minute at each resort for several days and nights ‘round the clock.

Learn more about snowmaking at BBMR here: http://www.travelchannel.com/video/a-man-made-blizzard

Get ready… opening day will be here before you know it!

 About BBMR – Real Snow. Real Close. Real Deal.

 Big Bear Mountain Resorts (BBMR) includes Snow Summit and Bear Mountain. Together, BBMR has the region’s most progressive terrain parks, most dependable snow conditions, the largest full-service learning programs and a multitude of premier services – just a tank of gas away roundtrip from most areas in Southern California. For more information, please visit www.bigbearmountainresorts.com. BBMR is an equal opportunity service provider operating under a San Bernardino National Forest special use permit.