Bear Mountain Golf Course Opens May 17th | Unique Golfing Experience and Plans for Summer 2013 at Snow Summit

May 17, 2013

Big Bear Mountain Resorts offers more than just winter skiing and snow boarding.  Located a short trek from San Diego, the mountainous terrain will soon offer picturesque golfing opportunities, exciting mountain biking trails, hiking and zip lining.

In its unique alpine setting adjacent to Big Bear Lake, Bear Mountain Golf Course opens on Friday, May 17th. As of May 13th, Guests can practice their swing at the driving range or visit the pro shop for the latest gear and season pass sales. For the best value in golf, season pass holders receive many benefits including a 20 percent discount in the pro shop and on all food and beverage items at the Club House Grill, opening May 24th.

In addition, Snow Summit Adventure Park (see promo video below) will open one new advanced technical mountain biking trail on May 25th in addition to expanded existing trails.  Several other top-to-bottom trails will be added over the course of the summer. Guests can also enjoy amazing views as they ride to the top of the mountain on the Snow Summit Scenic Sky Chair, enjoy lunch at the View Haus, then hike or bike down any of the intermediate and advanced trails on the mountain and in the national forest. New activities to look forward to include a 1,050-foot dual zipline with speeds up to 35 mph and bike rentals for all ages.

“Both resorts are offering something new for guests this summer. With improvements to the Bear Mountain Golf Course, golfers will find their experience challenging and fulfilling on our nine-hole, mountain-style course,” says Chris Riddle, Vice President of Marketing at Big Bear Mountain Resorts. “Located at 7,000 feet, you’ll find your golf ball flies further in the thin mountain air. Guests can look forward to our unique golfing experience for now, with additional activities for all ages at the Snow Summit Adventure Park as the summer progresses.”

Big Bear Mountain Resorts (BBMR) includes Snow Summit and Bear Mountain ski areas plus Bear Mountain Golf Course and Snow Summit Adventure Park.  For more information, please visit