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Upcoming Events in Bear Valley – February 1, 2019

February 9, 2019 – BV Live Presents: Mike Saliani Mike Saliani is a singer/songwriter/guitarist from the San Francisco Bay Area. He has performed and recorded professionally for the last thirteen years as a bandleader, sideman, and session player with a … Read More

Grizzly Bowl Now Open – February 1, 2019

Bear Valley’s Grizzly Bowl is Now Open along with all the rest of their terrain – Get all the latest news at

Saturday Snow Play & Marshmallow Roasts at Tamarack Lodge

Tamarack Lodge Snow Play.  5 acres of land to play on. Restrooms, cozy common room with gas fireplace, inside and outside picnic area, small sledding hill -use of snowshoes and sleds for a small donation.  Gas BBQ rental or kitchen … Read More

This Weekend in Bear Valley – Jan 18-20, 2019

Why Not This Weekend, EPIC Conditions! If you’ve been waiting for a weekend to spend at Bear Valley, this is it! After an epic day on the slopes, you can enjoy our Winter Explosion event. This Saturday, once the lifts stop running we will … Read More

SWS Mountain Guides News

Winter in California – The Snow Can’t Stop; Won’t Stop! After the Mid-November storm, described in our last newsletter, the 2019 Winter took a pretty slow start. Even an early January storm that dropped 3-6ft last week only brought the … Read More

Holiday Music at the Markleeville Library

December 21, 2019, 2:30 to 4:30 pm.  You are invited to join the Library Players for holiday music, cookies, cider, coffee and tea downstairs at the Markleeville Library.  Listeners and singers are both welcome.  Song books will be provided.  

Winter Road & Trail Closures on Stanislaus National Forest begin Dec. 16, 2018

The STF Motor Vehicle Use Map indicates which roads and trails will be closed and may be picked up at any ranger district office, or by visiting STF’s maps webpage at  Please note if the MVUM identifies a road as … Read More

Ebbetts Pass Is Now Closed For The Season

Updated 11-29-2018 – The pass remains closed as the storms continue…let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!  This should be it for the season. STOCKTON – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has closed mountain passes in the … Read More

Winter Sports History Night in Bear Valley

The Ebbetts Pass Historical Association will hold its annual Winter Sports History Night on December 15, 2018, at 7 pm in the Cathedral Lounge of the Bear Valley Lodge.  There will be movies and exhibits, in a celebration of the … Read More

Bear Valley Mountain Resort Events

November 23, 2018 – Opening Day December 25, 2018 – Santa on the Slopes December 31, 2018 – New Years Eve Party January 19, 2019 – Winter Explosion April 6, 2019 – Dodov Slopestyle April 13, 2019 – Pond Skimming … Read More