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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As Big Bear Mountain Resort prepares the mountains for the 21/22 winter operating season, we're excited to announce that new and improved platforms - website and mobile app - are coming soon. Stay tuned by signing up for our newsletter to learn about the launch scheduled for early November.
At this time, you will notice our current website does not reflect 21/22 operating details, including 21/22 Opening Day announcement, capabilities to purchase lift tickets and other products, and updated operating processes for the new season. All of this information will be included in the new website and mobile app launch.
Try out our mountain-centric, activity-packed Eastern California itinerary, and enter to win The Ultimate California Road Trip.
Next time you’re enjoying all of the shopping, dining, and entertainment that Big Bear has to offer, be sure to stop by the Big Bear Mountain Resort Station.
Win a trip to the mountains when by entering the Lucas Oil Ultimate California Road Trip Sweepstakes. Learn how.
The season wrapped up on April 11, 2021 with over 140 days of skiing and riding and 139 inches of snowfall. Read more.
Like all good things, the end of the 20/21 winter season is upon us. Closing day at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit is scheduled for Sunday, April 11.
Get a head start on next winter's alpine good times by purchasing a 21/22 Big Bear Mountain Resort (BBMR) season pass today.
Be in the know when heading to the mountains so you and yours can have a safe and successful trip.
The annual event, presented by Ski California, is an opportunity for participating resorts to educate guests about proper safety on and off the slopes. Learn more.
Winter operations at Big Bear Mountain Resort (BBMR) may continue under the state regional stay-at-home order announced Dec. 3, 2020. Learn more.
Score sweet deals on BBMR branded apparel and accessories from the comfort of your couch during our Cyber Monday sale.
Read the 20/21 Opening Day recap blog. Learn more about open terrain, operating procedures, and more.
Check info on how to properly access the Bear Mountain and Snow Summit base areas.
Learn how to access your reservation barcode after you purchase a lift ticket for the 20/21 winter season.
Alpine good times are here and we're ready to kickoff the 20/21 winter season at Big Bear Mountain Resort.
Mother nature brought the first snowfall of the 2020/21 winter season with 12-18" of fresh powder. Read more.
This winter, Big Bear Mountain Resort (BBMR) will offer direct-to-lift access for lift tickets. Learn more.
Make your way to the mountains this month to enjoy some spook-tacular fall colors and phantom-inal trail conditions.
From all of us here at Big Bear Mountain Resort, thank you for making summer 2020 a great season on and off the hill. Read recap.
All operations at Summit Bike Park are suspended. Bear Mountain Golf Course is scheduled to remain open.
Highly-anticipated trail extension opens Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020.
Get an up-to-date list of what's open at our twin properties -- Bear Mountain and Snow Summit. Read more.
If you're looking for a fun, free/low-cost way to explore the great outdoors, head to Snow Summit to explore some of the best hiking trails in SoCal.
Experience kid-friendly fun at Southern California's ultimate outdoor playground, Big Bear Mountain Resort.
Summit Bike Park passholders get discounted lift tickets at Mammoth Bike Park. Get your pass before prices go up June 29 to join the fun.
Summit Bike Park opened for the 2020 summer season on June 11. Read the full recap and watch video.
Class 1 pedal-assist electric mountain bikes are now permitted at Summit Bike Park. Get details about restrictions and more.
Transition from a world-class ski resort to mountain biking mecca can take months to prepare for. BBMR's Trail Crew Director talks us through the process involved in building a bike park.
To show appreciation for our passholders, we'll be opening Chair 1 exclusively for 2020 Summit Bike Park passholders on Thursday, June 11. Learn more.
Experience the best mountain biking in Southern California at Summit Bike Park in Big Bear Lake.
Check out the top reasons why your next tee time should be in Big Bear Lake. Come play golf at 7,000 feet.
Our mascot, Biggie, shares some tips about how to hibernate safely as the world deals with the COVID-19 crisis. Read article to learn more.
Sign up for our email newsletter or text BIKE to 313313 to stay up-to-date on the latest BBMR news, including opening dates, events, and more.
Adventure Assurance provides flexibility by offering the option to defer your adventures to the following season. Get details.
Sift through the Snow Summit base area to find BBMR’s mascot, Biggie the Bear, and a few other items.
From extended spring savings to exclusive resort credit for renewals, here’s everything you need to know about renewing your season pass.
Alpine good times await. Get your 2020/21 Big Bear Mountain Resort or Ikon Pass today and save big. Learn more and shop today.
Download from Big Bear Mountain Resort's free library of backgrounds to add a little outdoors to your indoor setting. New images will be shared weekly!
Record-setting snowfall, Bear Mountain base area renovation & more. Read the full 2019/20 winter recap.
Read more about BBMR's commitment to guests and actions we are taking around the Coronavirus.
Spring has made its way to the mountains. Get the full scoop on this week's snow report.
Come enjoy SoCal's best spring snow conditions, then finish your day on the slopes with a refreshing beverage and Insta-worthy souvenir. Learn more.
Please be advised that CBS Television Broadcasting Company will be filming an episode of their popular TV show Seal Team from Monday, March 9, through Thursday, March 12.
Buy your 2020/21 pass now and ride the rest of this season and all of next winter for one, low price.
Mother Nature brought more goodies, delivering 6-8” of fresh pow earlier this week with more flurries in the forecast starting Saturday evening.
BBMR is sporting prime conditions with the deepest snowpack in SoCal (40-48"), and plenty of machine groomed corduroy.
Read this guide for tips on how to pick the perfect pair for your next trip to the mountain.
Weekend forecasts are calling for clear skies through Friday with possible snow showers starting Friday evening.
If you want to experience alpine good times but don't ski or snowboard there’s still plenty to do at Big Bear Mountain Resort (BBMR) this winter. Learn more.
It’s shaping up to be the best weekend of the season so far, starting with Valentine’s Day on Friday and wrapping up with Presidents’ Day.
Whether you’re looking to learn the basics or want to take on more challenging terrain, we have a program to meet your needs.
Vote for Bear Mountain and Snow Summit in Snowboarder Magazine's annual Park & Ride Poll.
Snowmaking has been ongoing at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit for 48+ hours straight, bringing base depths at both mountains up to 40-48".
Vanilla Ice scheduled to perform at Bear Mountain’s annual retro spring break bash.
Get more info on this free event. Read more.
Get ready for an action-packed weekend, with plenty of events and prime conditions at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit.
Purchase a 2019/20 BBMR season pass and get 2 tickets to a LA Kings game. Get details.
Park Staff revamping The Gulch with all new features and beginning construction on Southern California's only 18-foot pipe. Learn more.
To make your visit as safe and enjoyable as possible, check out the following safety tips before you take a chairlift ride.
Celebrate the first holiday weekend of 2020 at BBMR with the best snow and most rideable terrain in SoCal.
Plan your winter trip today and come check out all of the upgrades at Bear Mountain this season.
Come enjoy 180+ features with possible snow in the forecast today.
Get to know Nala the Patrol Dog at Big Bear Mountain Resort. Nala to assist with avalanche and search rescue.
Here are 5 time-saving tips for your next trip to Big Bear Mountain Resort.
Start your new year on the slopes at Big Bear Mountain Resort with 100% open terrain.
The best New Year's resolution you can make is putting a trip to Big Bear Mountain Resort on your 2020 to-do list.
Our Christmas wishes were answered with 8-12" of new snow overnight, bringing our snow total to 78" for the season. IT'S STILL DUMPING.
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The holiday season is underway at BBMR, with colder temps, extended lift hours, & plenty of family-friendly fun on deck for the weekend.
Follow these 4 steps to make sure your lift ticket is safe and secure from first chair to last call.
With clear skies and warmer temps, it's a great time to head to the mountains for the perfect SoCal getaway.
Big Bear Sports is spreading the holiday cheer with 12 days of deals and giveaways – Dec. 12-23.
After last week’s record-setting snowfall, Mother Nature is back at it, delivering 2-3" of fresh pow to Big Bear Mountain Resort (BBMR).
BBMR sets new November record with 54” of natural snowfall.
The winter season begins with a record-setting weekend at Snow Summit and Bear Mountain.
The perfect alpine adventure for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Come visit the Grizzly Ridge Tube Park at Snow Summit.
With an extra day to play this holiday weekend is the perfect time to grab your gear and get up here for your first laps of the season.
Snow chains may be required when visiting the mountains during winter months. Learn more.
This holiday season, give your alpine adventurers a BBMR gift card and get free shipping + BBMR swag.
Save 15% on BBMR online store purchases this Thanksgiving weekend.
Snowmaking kicks off at Bear and Summit after the first snowfall of the season.
The wait is over – mother nature has arrived and she brought the first snowfall of the 2019/20 winter season on Wed., Nov. 20, 2019.
The 2019/20 season is almost here. Get your season pass before Dec. 22 and save up to $100.
Big Bear Mountain Resort has tentatively moved opening day at Snow Summit for Thursday, Nov. 28, with Bear Mountain scheduled to open the following day, Friday, Nov. 29.
$5M renovation to the Bear Mountain base area will include doubling the size of its iconic sun deck. Read blog for the full update.
The 2019 summer season kicked off at the Snow Summit Bike Park on Saturday, May 25, with prime conditions. Learn more.
As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. Join us at Summit Bike Park this Sunday, Oct. 20, for the last chair of 2019.
This weekend, make your way to the mountains for fall colors, the USA Cycling Collegiate National Champions, and some excellent late-season trail conditions.
Fall is in full effect at Summit Bike Park, with weekend forecasts calling for blue skies, daytime highs in the mid to upper 60s, and great dirt.
Improvements include new hardscape, expanded sun deck, and ADA upgrades.
This year’s event featured another stacked lineup with Jesse Paul taking home the top prize on the men’s side while Alexis Roland won the women’s draw.
What a weekend of racing as the 2019 Fox US Open of MTB made its West Coast debut at Snow Summit, Big Bear Lake, CA. Read the event recap.
Come for the all-time conditions, stay for the après. Fall is here, with cooler temps in the forecast and some light rain falling early this morning.
From ticket information to parking, learn about about everything you need to know about HDHR 2019 on Sept. 28.
Thanks to everyone who came out last weekend for the West Coast debut of the Fox US Open of MTB at Snow Summit.
We’re making history at Summit Bike Park this weekend as the Fox US Open makes its West Coast debut with four days of non-stop MTB action, Sept. 12-15.
It's going to be another great weekend for riding, with a chance of rain and hero dirt in the forecast.
Summer is still going strong at Summit Bike Park, with forecasts calling for possible showers, which means a chance for some hero dirt and guaranteed alpine good times for Labor Day weekend.
It's cooler up here! Beat the heat and make your way to the mountains this weekend to enjoy lower temps and prime trail conditions.
This week the Trail Crew has been landscaping Turtle and refining 10-ply in preparation for the Fox US Open of MTB, Sept. 12-15.
Alpine good times and awesome trail conditions are here, thanks to cooler temps and scattered rain.
On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, Big Bear Mountain Resort launched a redesign of the online retail store. Learn more about what's coming next.
Learn more about what's happening at the Summit Bike Park this week.
The highly anticipated double black downhill trail, 10-ply, is officially open.
Hero dirt alert! This week, mother nature soaked the mountain with a fresh round of summer monsoons and we're sessioning our newest trail, 10-ply, in all-time conditions.
Crafts N Cranks, is a one-of-a-kind bike and brew festival featuring 40+ craft beers sampling, family-friendly activities and carnival rides. Read the full recap for the 2019 event.
Get ready for an action-packed weekend at the 5th annual Crafts N Cranks, featuring two days of bikes, beers, and alpine good times.
More fun is on the way. This week the Trail Crew has been extra busy – breaking ground on the new dual slalom course, finishing the mulch jump, and making progress on the new double black DH trail, 10-ply.
Next time you’re enjoying all of the shopping, dining, and entertainment that Big Bear has to offer, be sure to stop by the new Big Bear Mountain Resort shop, located inside the new Big Bear Visitors Center, on the corner of Big Bear Blvd. and Pine Knot Avenue.
Celebrate Independence Day on a bike, because you can. This week, the mulch jump is scheduled to open and the Trail Crew is making progress on our new double black DH trail, 10-ply.
Another week, another trail opening. This week, Globo Gym is scheduled to open. Read more.
School's out and it's time to ride. Summit Bike Park is now open daily.
It's cooler up here! Starting this Friday, June 14, Summit Bike Park will be open daily with weekend forecasts calling for blue skies, temps in the 70s, and perfect trail conditions.
NEW TRAIL ALERT – Big Bear Mountain Resort has received approval from the Forest Service to build a new 1.38-mile double black downhill trail, 10-ply, which will debut later this summer.
Check out the new 2019 summer addition of a mini pump track at Snow Summit. It is a great place for kids and beginners to learn the basics of cornering, pumping the terrain and maintaining momentum
Forecasts are calling for prime conditions with plenty of hero dirt – the tacky stuff that lets you feel like a hero when you carve through the berms - at Summit Bike Park this weekend.
This summer we have added two new activities – a gold mining area and two summer tubing lanes – in the Summit base area.
Due to significant snowfall the past few days on the upper mountain, we will be delaying Opening Day of the Summit Bike Park until Saturday, May 25, 2019.
The wait is over. The 2019 summer season officially kicks off at Big Bear Mountain Resort on Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27, 2019.
With a season total of 152" of snowfall, we finished 2018/19 with a total of 156 days of skiing & riding! Read more to learn about the 2018/19 winter season at Big Bear Mountain Resort.
The fun's not done. There are still time left to get in some laps at Big Bear Mountain Resort this season – we’re open daily through Saturday, April 20.
If you’re a beginner, or have kids, spring is the perfect time to make your way to the mountains.
With warmer temps, softer snow, and fewer people on the mountain, springtime is the best time to hit the slopes at Big Bear Mountain Resort.
Spring on the slopes means softer snow and sunny days. With over 150 inches of snowfall so far this season, it also means Big Bear Mountain Resort will be open for winter operations until Easter (April 21).
Spring has arrived, and it brought 1-2" of fresh snow overnight with forecasts calling for more this evening.
Mother Nature brought more goodies this week, dropping 12-18 inches in the last several days, which means conditions will be prime for the weekend.
Forecasts are calling for intermittent snow showers mixed with occasional sun bursts starting today and continuing through next week, with daytime temps in the upper 20s to mid-30s, and moderate winds.
Surrounded by natural landscapes and one-of-a-kind backdrops, Big Bear Mountain Resort provides the most breathtaking insta-worthy, panoramic mountain views.
We’re finishing February on a high note, with over 5 feet of natural snowfall for the month – over 10 feet for the season – and more on the way as we make our way into March.
Big Bear Mountain Resort offers a program that provides snow alerts and event updates straight to your text messages. Text SNOW to 313 313.
The 2018/19 winter season has been one for the books, with 128 inches of snow so far, including 12-16 inches in the last 24 hours, we’re expecting epic conditions for the weekend.
Check out our top 10 time-saving tips for your next trip to Big Bear Mountain Resort.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Restrictions are in effect for roads to Big Bear, February 2019.
With a fresh blanket of snow overnight and more expected throughout the next few days, this 3-day holiday weekend will be one for the books.
After last weekend's dump of 2-3 feet, the sun's out and the surface conditions are all-time at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit.
After a sunny start to the week, the clouds are rolling in for the weekend, with a chance for fresh snow in the forecast.
Forecasts are calling for sunny skies this weekend, with highs in the 50s and light northeast winds.
Grab some friends and get hyped for the Big Game by competing at Bear Bowl IV, Saturday, Feb. 2, at Bear Mountain. The viewing party will be hosted on Sunday, Feb. 3 and is open to all ages with food and drink specials, prize giveaways, and more.
Celebrate the first holiday weekend of 2019 at Big Bear Mountain Resort with the best snow and most rideable terrain in Southern California.
Prime time powder is on the way to Big Bear Mountain Resort, with forecasts are calling for fresh flurries starting tomorrow (Friday, Jan. 11) through next Thursday.
With the best snow and most rideable terrain in Southern California, there’s never been a better time to make your way to the mountains.
Our Christmas wishes were answered with 5" of new snow in the last 72 hours, bringing our base depth up to 24"-40" for the season.
Score gifts during the 12 Days of Christmas sale – Dec. 12-23 – at Big Bear Sports.
It’s fun and easy to learn how to ski and snowboard. In this Beginner’s Guide video series, get simple tips from instructors. Information provided directly by PSIA.
Your weekly update to snow conditions, trail updates, and more at Big Bear Mountain Resort. Read this week's Snow Report to learn more.
Schools out, vacation is in full-throttle, and all you want is to be on the slopes already. Here are some tips on how to save time on the hill to make your trip to Big Bear Mountain Resort the best one yet.
We're expecting a beautiful week with clear skies and a high of 54°F. Temps will range from the 20s – low 50s through the weekend, with northeast winds of 10 to 15 mph.
Make this holiday season a memorable one with a trip to Big Bear Mountain Resort and enjoy the best alpine good times SoCal has to offer. Check out some things to do on the hill this holiday break, and plan your mountain adventure today.
Forecasts are calling for additional flurries throughout the day with more accumulation expected into Friday (Dec. 7).
Digital Underground was just announced to perform at the 54th annual Torchlight Parade & New Year's Eve Party at Snow Summit on Monday, December 31, 2018. The event is FREE and open to all ages.
Summit Run at Snow Summit is now open. Stay tuned for more announcements later this week on more open terrain.
Forecasts are calling for the first snow of the season, with 8-12 inches of accumulation possible by the end of the day.
There's plenty to be thankful for at Big Bear Mountain Resort this year. Read this week's Snow Report to learn more.
We officially kicked off the 2018/19 winter season at Snow Summit on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Read the Snow Summit Opening Day recap blog to learn more.
The 2018/19 season is here, so get your season pass now and save up to $100* before prices go up Dec. 22, 2018.
Opening day at Snow Summit is scheduled for this Fri., Nov. 16, with daily operations. Lifts will start spinning at 9AM on Chair 8 accessing Bear Bottom Beginner Area and Chair 1 accessing Miracle Mile and Summit Run.
Snowmaking at Big Bear Mountain Resort has been smooth this past week. With temps ranging from mid-20s to low 50s, conditions are looking promising and plans to continue to keep the snow guns have been confirmed.
Snowmaking is on. Get ready for the 2018/19 winter season at Big Bear Mountain Resort by purchasing your lift tickets in advance online.
Check out this recap blog of all the fun we had this summer.
The leaves are dropping and it's time to put the dirt to rest at the bike park. This Sunday, we will call last chair for 2018, so get up here and carve up some brown pow, courtesy of the recent rains.
Come fall in love with Autumn and enjoy plenty of hero dirt, crisp riding weather, beautiful colors and new features.
This week the Trail Crew has been working on rebuilding the Zzyzx step-up and adding new features on Party Wave.
Fall has made its way to the mountain with cooler temps and changing colors in store this weekend.
This weekend, expect fall colors, perfect riding temps in the low 70s and trail updates on Westridge, Turtle and the Skill Builder Area.
Expect some new berms and updates to jumps on Westridge this weekend (Friday – Sunday).
Expect daytime temps in the 70s and updates to berms and jumps on Party Wave and Westridge this weekend (Friday – Sunday).
Who's ready for some Labor Day laps? Forecasts are calling for blue skies and perfect riding temps in the mid-70s for the holiday weekend.
Forecasts are calling for blue skies and perfect riding temps in the upper 70s on Saturday and Sunday.
The Trail Crew has been working hard on Turtle, Going Green, Party Wave, Miracle Mile and Westridge.
Expect blue skies and primo dirt this weekend, thanks to some monsoonal showers this week.
Beat the heat this weekend and join us for stellar riding conditions with cooler temps and partly-cloudy skies.
Sun's out guns out, ladies and gents. This weekend we'll get a break from the recent monsoonal patterns for blue skies and perfect riding weather.
Can you say brown pow?! Forecasts are calling for isolated showers this weekend mixed with hero dirt and great shredding.
Check out our new summer deals - birthday party packages.
Forecasts are calling for another weekend of perfect riding weather with party cloudy skies and temps in the 80s.
Forecasts are calling for another weekend of perfect riding weather with blue skies and temps in the 70s.
The Bike Park is now open daily through Labor Day.
Starting tomorrow – Friday, June 15 – the Bike Park will be open daily through Labor Day.
The riding season is underway, with forecasts calling for blue skies and temps in the mid-70s this weekend.
Thanks to everyone who made it out for the Spartan SoCal Beast and Sprint at Snow Summit, May 19-20, 2018.
Bear Mountain has been where tradition meets progression since the first tow ropes were installed in 1943, but it wouldn't be what it is today without riders like you.
Thanks to all for kicking off Air + Style #BearBuilt style on Sat., Jan. 6, 2018.
Whether you purchase in advance at a military base or day-of at the BBMR ticket windows, just flash your active military ID and we'll get you hooked up on the hill.
We've made major changes at both Snow Summit and Bear Mountain with remodels to our facilities in rentals, retail, and more.
Check out all the action from Hot Dawgz and Handrails 2016, from the contest to the music lineup, this year's HDHR rocked.