Co-op Archive

Business Plan and Town Hall Presentation

July 6th, 2014


The Bear Valley Mountain Cooperative presented a summary of their plans to to purcahse the mountain and village to a packed audience in Bear Valley on Saturday, July 5th. They detailed the structure and process to purchase the mountain and village along with details on how the co-op plans to roll out and pay for much needed improvements at Bear Valley. Key topics include:

  • Plan overview: The co-op leadership has created a detailed business plan for the next 3 years that includes details on improvements, financials, marketing, and management of the resort that will drive decision making for the near and log term. 

  • Membership Deadline: Everyone needs to register to become a member by 7/15 in order to take part in the vote to ratify the purchase.  

  • Payment Deadline: All memberships need to be paid no later than 7/25 so that the funds can be available at the projected close on 8/1/14. Only paid members will be able to vote and review the purchase details (as per disclosure agreements). 

  • Mountain Management: The cooperative has been working with an experienced team of resort professionals to review the mountian and develop their plan. That same team from Mountain High/Stevens Pass has agreed to operate Bear Valley in partnership with the co-op (assuming the purchase goes forward) and will put an experienced General Manager in place by the time that summer work begins no later than September. 


Alpine County Chamber Of Commerce Endorses BVMC 

June 15, 2014



"The board believes that BVMC (Bear Valley Mountain Cooperative) has the leaderhip capability to assist the chamber in the collective goal of developing new businesses and commercial vitality while sustaining existing businesses in Alpine Couty. ...We believe the BVMC's current proposal and their mission of cooperative ownership has tremendous potential to successfully transform Bear Valley..."

Coop Launch Town Hall - 2/16

February 16, 2014

When: Saturday February 16 at 4:00


Where: Skyhigh Pizza and Pub. Come early for drinks and stay for dinner or the Crab Feed! 


What: We updated the community about the launch of the Bear Valley Mountain Cooperative which will look to use members and the orgainzation to purchase Bear Valley Mountian and Village. Details were presented about the initiative and how become a member once the organization is officially formed. Download the PDF of the presentation right here! 

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Bear Valley Mountain Co-op

P.O. Box 5356

Bear Valley, CA 95223

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