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Bear Mountain Ski Resort Opens to Big Crowds

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    Chairs No. 7 and 9 took the first skiers up the mountain on Friday. Video courtesy of Big Bear Mountain Resort (Published Friday, Nov. 25, 2016)

    Big Bear Mountain became the first ski resort in Southern California to open up for visitors. 

    The lifts, chairs No. 7 and 9, took the first skiers for a ride on Friday.

    Snowfall arrived in November, just in time for the opening day and more snow was in the forecast for Saturday and Sunday.

    According to officials, the roads to the resort were cleared by snow plows for drivers.