Thursday, September 25, 2014

Mammoth Mountain Buys Big Bear and Snow Summit

Mammoth Mountain announces plans to acquire Big Bear and Snow Summit resorts in the southern California market The resort consolidation continues as a new 2-14.15 season approaches. 

The transaction will create one of the nation’s largest ski companies, with more than 2 million visitors per year. With a variety of season pass offerings in the market this immediately leads to a new one as well.

There will now be a new joint pass, the Cali4nia Pass ($689), with unrestricted access to all four areas. The season passes will go on sale at the Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails event at Bear Mountain this Saturday, September 27 and will then be available online for a limited time only at www.snowsummit.com or www.Cali4niaPass.com.

“The combination of these four mountain resorts creates diverse and unique offerings of both summer and winter experiences for day trips, weekend getaways and extended vacations,” according to a prepared statement from Mammoth. Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, “with their full complement of outdoor activities from action sports to first-time family experiences,” complement the big-mountain destination experience offered at Mammoth, the statement continued.