Early Bird Season Pass Contest with OARS! 

Win a free one-day rafting trip for two by purchasing your 2022/2023 season pass before the end of our spring sale on May 1st. We are giving away a total of five free one-day rafting trips for two. These rafting trips can be redeemed at OARS during the 2022 summer rafting season and can be used on the American River near Sacramento, or the Merced River near Yosemite.

To enter, share a picture of your favorite Bear Valley Moment from this winter, paired with a caption telling us why you love Bear Valley Resort! You’ll also need to submit proof of your 2022/2023 season pass purchase. Submit your entry using the following google form. Bonus points will be awarded if you post the photo and caption to your Instagram with the hashtag #bvsummer2022. The contest ends May 1st, and winners will be announced on May 6th. 


In addition to our Early Bird Season Pass Contest, OARS is offering an additional benefit to pass holders who buy early! If you purchase your season pass before May 1st, OARS is offering you a buy-one-get-one-free rafting trip! Rafting trips are redeemable towards any one-day trip in California up to $319/person. Take advantage of this offer throughout the 2022 rafting season. To redeem, reach out to OARS by calling them at 209-736-2597 or 800-446-7238. Let them know that you have purchased your Season Pass from Bear Valley. If you are trying to book now, OARS will accept your confirmation email as proof of purchase to validate the offer. Have fun rafting!

Additional Details 

  • Unused vouchers expire at the end of the summer 2022 rafting season. 
  • By entering the Early Bird Season Pass Contest, you grant Skyline Bear Valley Ski Resort permission to post your image and caption on our social media channels, website, and for advertising purposes.