Snow Valley Mountain Resort

35100 State Highway 18
Running Springs, CA 92382


About Us:

 - Jack Northrop, world-renowned aviation designer, builds the first "sling lift" in San Bernardino Mountains.
 - Prior to its construction, people were forced to hike up the hill in order to ski down.
 - Skis weighed nearly 20 pounds and were roughly eight feet long.
 - Originally named "Fish Camp" for the pond located nearby (located at the top of Chair 5); the hill quickly became a favorite among the few locals who knew how to ski.

 - Norwegian ski jumper, Sverre Engen, opens "Fish Camp" as a commercial ski area complete with food concession and ski rentals.
 - Under a "Ski Permit" granted by the U.S. Forest Service, Engen constructed a small lodge and remodeled the sling lift for the increasing number of visitors.

 - Snow Valley installs the latest technology snowmaking fan guns, which replace compressed air type snowmaking guns.
 - Water cooling towers were installed which reduces snowmaking water temps from 49 degrees to 37 degrees.

 - Snow Valley's base area Chalet is remodeled to provide for more user-friendly food and beverage guest service.
 - Rick Redin is appointed as Snow Valley's Operations Manager. Rick had previously worked for 23 years at Mount Snow Resort in Vermont. Throughout his employment at Mount Snow, Rick worked a variety of different positions including his most recent position there as the Maintenance Manager.

 - Snow Play proven to be a growing success, Snow Valley enhances its Snow Play area with snowmaking and more terrain.

 - CLAWA (Crestline Lake Arrowhead water agency) and water pipeline approved, Snow Valley continues to move forward.
 - Two new Bombardier snow grooming machines have been purchased.
 - Four new snow making fans added.
 - New tractor with mower to enhance trail maintenance.
 - Kevin Somes joins the Snow Valley family as Marketing Manager.

 - New conveyor lift purchased for the Children's Learning Center.
 - Rick Redin appointed General Manager.
 - The terrain park is renamed, "The EDGE."
 - Snow Valley continues to move forward with regards to the CLAWA project, continuing the permit process and working closely with the United States Forest Service.

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