Posted by on Feb 9, 2011 in Big Bear Resort, press-release | 0 comments

Bear Mountain Hosts the Red Bull Buttercup Friday, Feb. 11

War of the Rails Returns Feb. 26

PLUS Construction Begins on So Cal’s Only Superpipe – Opening Soon

(Big Bear Lake – Feb 9, 2011) – This week, Big Bear Mountain Resorts begins its popular Bounce Back deal. Snow Summit and Bear Mountain guests who purchase all-day lift tickets will receive a coupon for $10 off ($5, on children’s tickets) a future visit beginning March 7. With excellent mid-winter conditions, no lines and wide-open runs, now is the perfect time to grab a friend and visit So Cal’s favorite winter destination.

Bounce back vouchers are valid for a discounted lift ticket Sunday through Friday beginning March 7th through the end of the 2010-2011 winter season. The bounce back value is $10 for adults, young adults and seniors, and $5 for children (kids age 6 and under always ski free with paying adult).

“Conditions are excellent. We just started construction on our Superpipe and we’ve got some great events coming up this month at Bear Mountain,” said Chris Riddle, director of marketing for Big Bear Mountain Resorts. “The Red Bull Butter Cup and the War of the Rails are two of the most anticipated events of the entire season. The slopes are wide open with no lines; it’s the perfect time to grab a friend and spend some quality time on the slopes.”

Superpipe Construction Begins

Bear Mountain celebrates the start of construction on So Cal’s only Superpipe this week. Stay tuned to bearmtn.com for updates on Superpipe construction.

Red Bull Butter Cup – Friday, Feb. 11

The 12th stop of the 2011 Red Bull Butter Cup contest tour descends on Bear Mountain this weekend. The highly anticipated contest was inspired by skateboarding, using skate-style boxes and terrain features to showcase snowboarders’ creativity in technical flatland trickery.  Dozens of top pro and am snowboarders from Southern California will show off their buttering moves on the custom-built Red Bull Buttercup features in “The Scene.”  The contest begins at 4pm.  Am and Pro finals are at 6pm followed by the awards ceremony.

War of the Rails Ski Jam – Saturday, Feb. 26

Craig Coker’s 2nd annual War of the Rails returns to Bear Mountain Feb. 26.  Skiers will compete in both a men’s and women’s free ski open for their share of the $8,000 cash purse.

Guests are reminded to check out www.bigbearmountainresorts.com for the latest on events, lift ticket deals, weather and snow conditions and road information. There are still three ways to Big Bear, including Hwy 38 (through Redlands), Hwy 18 from Waterman through Lake Arrowhead and Hwy 18 (the back way through Lucerne Valley).  All roads are currently open with no chains required. Hwy 330 is closed below Running Springs. For up-to-the-minute mobile reports, guests can sign up for BBMR’s Text Club: http://bigbearmountain.hipcricket.com/.

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

Big Bear Mountain Resorts (BBMR) includes Snow Summit and Bear Mountain. Together, BBMR is Southern California’s “learn to ski and ride” headquarters offering the region’s most progressive terrain parks, most dependable snow conditions and the largest full-service learning programs – 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.

*To download high-resolution photos, log on to http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigbearmountainresorts – Click on the photo you want. Then click on All Sizes.  Then click to download the size you prefer.

*To download same-day high definition footage direct from the slopes, log on to http://video.bigbearmountainresorts.com/

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