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Located in the San Bernardino Mountains, Big Bear Mountain Resort, is a year - round destination for high energy outdoor experiences.Revered for its skiing and snowboarding in the winter and home to Southern California’s only lift - served hiking and mountain biking during the summer months.

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Bear Mountain and Snow Summit are closed for the 2016/17 winter season. Join us starting mid-May at our year-round resort for high energy outdoor experiences as well as rest and relaxation. During summer, Snow Summit is home to SoCal's best lift-serviced mountain bike park, miles of hiking, and many other summer activities at the Adventure Academy. Bear Mountain is home to a nine hole golf course at 7,000 feet.

For more information, visit our summer website or call 844.GO2.BEAR.

Rental Details


Burton Learn to Ride equipment is available at Snow Summit and Bear Mountain, and designed specifically for first-time snowboarders with slightly beveled edges that help reduce fatigue and make learning fun and easy. 


BBMR rental shops carry The Link and Shape MT skis by Head. Both models are highly versatile and provide easy turning and increased durability for entry-level and intermediate skiers.

High-Performance Demo

BBMR rental shops carry the latest name-brand ski and snowboard rental equipment, as well as high-performance demo gear for advanced skiers and riders. 


All ski and snowboard rentals come with boots to match your equipment and ability. If you need a different size or want to try a different brand/model just ask one of our helpful equipment techs.


Individual helmet rentals are available for $15 per day, or $10 with a rental package.
Note: Helmets are included in all kid’s rental packages.

Daily & Seasonal Lockers

Save time and leave your gear with us. Our daily and seasonal locker rentals are a safe and secure way to store your equipment for the day, overnight, or all season long. All locker rooms are conveniently located in the Snow Summit and Bear Mountain base areas and monitored 24 hours a day to ensure your gear stays safe. 

  • Small (D 16 ¾ “ / H 13 ½ “ / W 12”) $10
  • Medium (D 16 ¾ “ / H 17 ¼ “ / W 14”) $12
  • Large (D 16 ¾ “ / H 17 ¼ “ / W 15 “) $15
  • Ski/Board Equipment Locker (D 17 “ / H 71 “ / W 15 “) $15
Add a locker to a high-performance demo package for $20 and your equipment will be adjusted to your specifications, and waiting in your locker when you arrive. If you need any last-minute adjustments, a technician will be on-hand during business hours, and you can exchange your equipment at any BBMR rental location. Advance reservation required.


Standard: Great for entry-level skiers and snowboarders. Package includes: skis + poles/snowboard, bindings, boots

Standard-Plus: Featuring Head Link, Head Shape MT, and Burton Learn to Ride equipment. Package includes: skis + poles/snowboard, bindings, boots

High-Performance Demo: Featuring the latest ski and snowboard technology; for intermediate and advanced skiers/snowboarders. Package includes: skis + poles/snowboard, bindings, boots

*Whether you pick up your rentals from Bear Mountain or Snow Summit, ride both sides and return your rentals at either mountain.

Deposit & Liability

A parent or guardian (age 18+) must sign a release of liability when renting any equipment. All children’s lesson packages include rentals at no additional charge. A valid credit card or cash deposit of $350 is required for all snowboard rentals and high-performance rentals. All rates are subject to change without notice.


Advance Purchase Terms & Conditions

If you change or cancel 7 days prior to your activity, you will receive a refund, less a $35 change/cancellation fee. If you change or cancel within 7 days, up until 4 pm the day before your scheduled activity, you will be issued an Activity Change Credit. Any changes or cancellations made after 4 pm, the day before your scheduled activity, will result in a full forfeit. Issued Activity Change credits must be redeemed by the end of the winter season, for tickets and reloads, lessons, rentals, sky chair, all other activity products. Any unused portion of the Activity Change credit will be forfeited.