There’s nothing quite like waking up to fresh snowfall in the mountains. Another storm swept Southern California and dropped 24 inches of powder on Big Bear Mountain Resorts much to snowboarders’ delight, blanketing the slopes for epic conditions across all runs.
Depending on where you live and have traveled you may not picture Southern California as a destination for snowboarding, but four feet of snowfall over the short month of February is nothing to dismiss. The storm hit California’s high desert and mountain areas beginning Friday February 25th, dropping snow as low as 2,000- 2,500 feet in elevation through the weekend.
After a hot breakfast and lots of coffee Saturday morning we gathered our gear, layered up, and made our way to the parking lot to find the Volkswagon Jetta hibernating under two feet of snow. A few desperate and determined souls attempted to shovel out their vehicles and spun around the snow- covered parking lot for a good hour. The two guys in our group decided to help a skier dig and push out his BMW