Winter Park operator Alterra adds another California resort |

Winter Park operator Alterra adds another California resort

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with correct information about Alterra Mountain Co.’s relationship with Winter Park Resort.

Alterra Mountain Co., which runs operations for Winter Park Resort on behalf of the city of Denver, announced Friday, Jan. 20, it purchased Snow Valley Mountain Resort in Southern California. Snow Valley sits 11 miles from Big Bear Mountain Resort, which consists of Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, and will become the resort’s third mountain.

Snow Valley has mostly beginner-level terrain and award-winning learning centers, according to a news release from Alterra. The resort also features a chairlift-serviced sledding area, 10 chairlifts and night skiing.

Ikon Pass and Big Bear Mountain Resort season passes will be accepted at Snow Valley starting Feb. 20.

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