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Happy Friday- We had just a trace of natural snow along with another great night of snowmaking. This morning at Bear Lifts 5, 6, 7 and 9 fire up at 9am and at Summit Chairs 1, 2, 3, 4 and 8 will also spin at 9am. Park riders- at Bear today you'll be enjoying a 30' step down, 3 table-tops, 2 snow spines and a hip. Over at Summit the layout includes 14 jibs and 4 snow features. It's time for some Park...

3-Day Forecast


46° 26°


58° 29°


52° 25°
New Snow


24 HRS


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72 HRS
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Bear Mountain Base

Bear Mountain Mid


Bear Peak


Nestled in the heart of the San Bernardino National Forest, Big Bear is a short, scenic drive from most locations in Southern California, or a quick flight and/or day’s drive from points beyond.

Snow Summit
880 Summit Blvd 
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

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Bear Mountain
43101 Goldmine Drive
Big Bear Lake, Ca 92315
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Ideally located between los Angeles, San Diego, the Inland Empire, and high desert cities means there are multiple ays to get to Big Bear Mountain Resort, so please choose your route according to weather and road conditions*.

*Note: CHP and CalTrans do not allow vehicles over 40’ in length on some roads and state highways. For more information about vehicle restrictions go to

Route 1: Hwy 330 / Hwy 18 – Running  Springs

The shortest, and usually quickest, way for visitors coming from Los Angeles, Orange County, and other points west, this route can become very congested on weekends and holidays.

From Los Angeles
From Orange County
From San Diego
From San Fernando Valley

Route 2: Hwy 38 Redlands

A bit longer, but typically less congested Hwy 330/18, this is also the most scenic way to/from Big Bear.

From Los Angeles
From Orange County
From San Diego
From Palm Springs

Route 3: Hwy 18 – Lucern Valley

The quickest way to/from Barstow, Las Vegas, and other high desert locations, this route has the least amount of mountain driving and less traffic during weekends and holidays.

From Los Angeles & San Fernando Valley
From San Diego
From Orange County
From High Desert Cities
From The Palm Springs Area
From The Las Vegas Area

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