Bear Valley is opening its ski lifts for mountain bikers on Saturdays, starting on 8/7/2010 through 9/4/2010. Cost is $25, or $20 with a BV season pass. This is a pilot program and they're looking for feedback:
Get your mountain bikes tuned up and hiking shoes dusted off as Bear Valley Mountain is firing up a brand new pilot program providing lift access for mountain bikes and hiking. This is your opportunity to be part of the ground work for future summer fun on the mountain. During this 5 week program we will work with our guests and the forest service to not only enjoy some riding and hiking but gather your feedback on how to make this mountain the best it can be for riding, hiking and summer fun.