Silver Bear Lodge

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Resort Hotel Ski Lodge Business Plan

Executive Summary

The Silver Bear Lodge is located three blocks from Crest Lake Village, mid-mountain at Bear Valley Resort and on the free shuttle system. Located in the recently expanded Crest Canyon area, Silver Bear Lodge will offer customers 12 two-bedroom units with underground parking, fully-equipped kitchens, laundry facilities and stone fireplaces. Silver Bear Lodge also will offer a common-area outdoor hot tub as well as a on-site store and on-site front desk service.

Each year, over 150,000 skiers and nature lovers visit the Bear Valley Resort area. On average, visitors spend over $250 million, annually, for lodging, food, and recreational activities at Bear Valley Resort.  

Marty Snyderman and Luke Roth, co-owners of the Silver Bear Lodge, will operate the lodge as a ski resort during the months of November to April.  During the Spring and Summer months (May to August), the Silver Bear Lodge will operate as a summer resort. The lodge will be closed during the months of September and October.

1.1 Objectives

The objectives of the Silver Bear Lodge for the first three years of operation include:

  • Exceeding customer's expectations for luxury apres ski accommodations.
  • Maintaining an 90% occupancy rate during the peak periods.
  • Assembling an experienced and effective staff.

1.2 Mission

The mission of Silver Bear Lodge is to become the number one lodge of choice with visitors to Bear Valley Resort.