Today

47°F
Daily Message

Make It To The Slopes Monday- Today is THE day to make the quick call, pack the car, and head for the mountains. Sunny skies, temps in the 50's, the best conditions, the most lifts and trails in SoCal, plenty of Park- all reasons to clear today's schedule and head to Summit.

3-Day Forecast

Tue

49° 24°

Wed

44° 21°

Thu

53° 29°

Lessons

Big Bear Mountain Resort is your one-stop shop for lessons, lift tickets, and rental equipment, so skip the hassle of making multiple stops on your way to the slopes and head straight to the source.
Book In Advance
Lessons book up fast. We recommend reserving a lesson time as soon as your plans are made.
 
Get An Early Start
Weekends and holidays can be very busy at Big Bear Mountain Resort so we strongly recommend arriving 1.5 hours prior to your lesson time. Rental equipment is available for pick-up your as early as 8am.
The BBMR Lesson Guarantee
As one of the leading ski and snowboard destinations in the country, it is our mission to provide you with an outstanding learning experience. If you're not completely satisfied with your lesson, we will offer you another lesson of equal value free of charge. 

Private lessons (All Ages)

Hit the slopes with your own personal instructor. Individualized attention will accelerate your achievement potential. More information is available in the Snow Sports School Office.

Reserve Private Lessons by Calling 844-GO2-BEAR


Lesson+Lift+Rental

Our Lesson, Lift & Rental Package takes all the guesswork out of getting on the hill, including an all-day lift ticket, rental equipment, and lesson guaranteed to fit your ability level. All you have to do is show up dressed to go.

Lesson+Lift

Have your own gear but still want to take a lesson? Save time and money with our Lesson & Lift Package. 

Lesson Only

If you’ve never been on the snow, or you’d like to improve your skills, we have a lesson to fit your needs. Our staff of highly skilled instructors will help you reach your on-hill goals in a fun, laid back environment that’s enjoyable for skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities.

Please Note: Same-day and next day lesson reservations are available on a walk-up basis only.

Adult Lessons (Ages 13+)

Beginners – Learn how to balance, stop, and turn as you build confidence.

  • Check-in: 9:45, 10:45am, & 1:45pm; Snow Sports Meeting Area at the base of Chair 6
  • Lift ticket included

Intermediate/Expert – The quickest way to break through a performance plateau. Each session is tailored to the individual needs of each skier and rider.

  • Check-in: 9:45am & 1:45pm; Snow Sports Meeting Area at the base of Chair 6
  • Lift ticket & equipment rental not included

Pioneers (Ages 3-4)

Small groups, playful teaching areas, carpet lifts and fun-loving instructors allow Pioneers to progress at their own pace, from just getting started to skiing and riding on the slopes.

  • Ski & snowboard, all abilities levels
  • Includes lift ticket
  • Morning session: 9am
  • Check-in at the Adventure Academy in the base area next to the climbing wall

Explorers Lessons (Ages 5-7)

 For kids learning balance and strength as they grow, our instructors specialize in teaching proper skiing or riding techniques in a way that is fun and leads to a great and positive learning experience.

  • Ski & snowboard, all abilities levels
  • Includes lift ticket
  • Full-day session: 9am or 10:30am
  • Check-in at the Adventure Academy in the base area next to the climbing wall

Adventurers Lessons (Ages 8-12)

 As kids enter their "tween" years, doing well and feeling good about themselves is just as important as the thrill of going downhill with gravity giving way under your boots.

  • Ski & snowboard, all abilities levels
  • Includes lift ticket
  • Full-Day session: 9:00am & 10:30am
  • Check-in at the Adventure Academy in the base area next to the climbing wall
On weekends and holidays, we strongly recommend arriving 1.5 hours prior to your lesson time to allow for rentals, etc.

What To Bring

REQUIRED for all children 13 &under: 

  • Lesson Ticket
  • Lift Ticket
  • Helmet
  • Eye Protection (Goggles or Sunglasses)
  • Gloves/Mittens
  • Skis & Boots or Snowboard & Boots

RECOMMENDED:

  • Goggles on Stormy Days
  • Sunscreen
  • Neck Gaiter (for cold or stormy days)
  • Appropriate Cold-Weather Clothing
  • Water-Resistant Pants & Jackets
  Terms & Conditions
Lessons or equipment rentals cancelled or altered 7 days prior to guest arrival will be refunded in full, after a $35 change/cancellation fee. Reservations cancelled or altered within 7 days of guest arrival, until 4pm the day before the scheduled activity will receive an Activity Change Credit. Any reservation alterations or cancellations made after 4pm the day before your scheduled activity will result in a full forfeit. Activity Change credits are valid for lift tickets and reloads, lessons, rentals, sky chair, all other and Basecamp activities, weather permitting. products Activity Change credits must be redeemed by the end of the winter season in which they are issued with any unused portion of the credit forfeited at the completion of the season.