Yea I don't blame you, I live 30min from Bear Creek also and don't enjoy riding there at all. I'm actually getting married there June 2012, it's very nice during the summer...we are going to have a snowboarding theme haha, go figure!
The VIP line pass that comes with the season pass at Blue makes it all worth it, you never wait more than a few minutes even on busy holidays!
Def hit me up when the season gets closer and we can ride! Ordering my Never Summer Revolver very soon