Snow Valley to Open this Friday, Dec 14th
Southland’s longest continuously operating ski area celebrates its 81st Season
Running Springs, CA – Snow Valley to open its 2018-19 season on Friday, December 14th. “Snow Valley is the closest ski area to the valley floor, five miles east of Running Springs on Highway 18 – 30 minutes closer than Big Bear Lake resorts,” as reported by OnTheSnow.com. The resort is in the San Bernardino National Forest, and the entrance to its gigantic parking lot is at 35100 State Highway 18, Running Springs, CA 92382.
The whole family on one chair: So Cal’s only 6-person chairlift, the high-speed “Snow Valley Express”
- Lifts will begin turning Friday, December 14, 2018 at 9 a.m.
- Full Day Lift Hours: Weekdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. / Weekends 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Morning Half Day: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. / Afternoon Half Day:12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
- Night skiing will begin December 26th
New this year, a second rental equipment facility has been opened to serve groups and Snow Valley’s Children’s Learning Center. Greatly enhanced Wi-Fi connectivity via America’s fastest satellite internet service, the ViaSat-2 satellite network – ViaSat provides connectivity to Air Force One.
Home of Southern California’s only six-person chairlift, Snow Valley is located in the San Bernardino Mountains in Running Springs, CA. Snow Valley is Southern California’s most versatile ski area and Snow Valley is “Southern California’s #1 “Family-Friendly Resort,” “Beginner Friendly Resort”, and “Least Crowded Resort,” according to Liftopia’s “2017-18 Best in Snow Awards.” These honors salute Snow Valley’s fantastic Snow Sports School, night sessions and lift-served Snow Play (sledding).
Meanwhile, advanced skiers and snowboarders love Snow Valley’s Slide Peak, a legendary Southern California slope with a 35-degree pitch. Snow Valley is one of the largest resorts in the San Bernardino National Forest, with 1,041 feet of vertical drop, a summit of 7,841 feet and base at 6,800 feet -all spread across 240 acres of skiable terrain. Its longest run is one mile. Snow Valley has a lounge with full bar, food outlets, a large retail Sport Shop offering the biggest brands in snow sports, and rental and repair shops.
Lift ticket prices and details on which lifts and runs will be open will be announced later this week. For more information see Snow-Valley.com.