Bear Creek's Blog

Opening Day is Set!

Jeff Zellner  

Bear Creek is happy to announce that we will be open for skiing and riding on Saturday, December 16th at 10am.  We anticipate having nearly all terrain open, with all lifts in operation.   We will not be opening tubing on Saturday, however, keep posted for updates regarding this offering.  

We are very happy and encouraged by the cold temperatures in the early part of December and can’t wait to see everyone on the slopes.   We will continue to make snow whenever possible, including during operating hours to create the best conditions …

The Sit-Down with the Snowmakers 12/13/17

Arialle Hess  
Assistant Snowmaking Manager, Kevin Jennings, joins us for today’s edition of “The Sit-Down with the Snowmakers”.
Q: So, the question that gets everybody excited for winter: when are you guys going to start blowing snow?
A:  We fired up the guns on Friday night and ran all 129 guns to put down a nice layer before the snowfall on Saturday. After the snowfall we pumped another 1.3 million gallons of water onto the hill overnight. The natural snowfall and our work on Saturday night will help us tremendously …

The Welcoming of 17-18 Winter Season

Jeff Zellner  

December is upon us and winter is right around the corner.  Very soon, the slopes will be covered and the ski season will be in full swing.  It’s time to get your gear ready, your snow pants, hats, and gloves out and loosen up your legs.  This time of year has always had a great anticipation for the upcoming winter season.   To this day, the excitement level is high around the resort.  We have had a steady stream of guests getting their …

A November to Remember

Jeff Zellner  

With the arrival of November comes thoughts of Thanksgiving, the holiday season, football, and spending time with family and loved ones.   It also marks the impending arrival of ski season and all the great things that come with it.   During my teenage years, when skiing was just about the most …

October- A season of change

Jeff Zellner  

As quickly as the summer flew by, so did the month of September.  School is back in session, and Halloween is on the doorstep.  October is a beautiful time of year when you can enjoy some of the best parts of summer with the beauty of the fall foliage.   On a personal note,   October has always held a …