Stay updated with the latest news around the hill with Biggie's blog. From weekly snow/bike reports to learning the latest tips and tricks to making your mountain trip the best one yet, everything you'll need to be in the know can be found in Biggie's blog. If you would like updates straight to your inbox, opt into our email list
Ski CA Safety Day | Jan. 23, 2021
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.
2020/21 Opening Day Recap
Read the 20/21 Opening Day recap blog. Learn more about open terrain, operating procedures, and more.
Opening Day Update
Alpine good times are here and we're ready to kickoff the 20/21 winter season at Big Bear Mountain Resort.
Thanks for a Great Summer
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.
E-Bikes Now Permitted at BBMR
Class 1 pedal-assist electric mountain bikes are now permitted at Summit Bike Park. Get details about restrictions and more.
Building Summit Bike Park
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.
Bike Park Passholder Appreciation Day
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.
How to Hibernate During COVID-19
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.
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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.
Sift through the Snow Summit base area to find BBMR’s mascot, Biggie the Bear, and a few other items.
Free BBMR Device Backgrounds
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!
Read more about BBMR's commitment to guests and actions we are taking around the Coronavirus.
Score a Snow Summit Mason Jar
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.
Filming in Progress | March 9-12
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.
Weekly Snow Report | March 5, 2020
Mother Nature brought more goodies, delivering 6-8” of fresh pow earlier this week with more flurries in the forecast starting Saturday evening.
BBMR Snow Goggle Guide
Read this guide for tips on how to pick the perfect pair for your next trip to the mountain.
5 Things Non-Skiers Can Do at BBMR
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.
Weekly Snow Report | Feb. 13, 2020
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.
Weekly Snow Report | Feb. 6, 2020
Snowmaking has been ongoing at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit for 48+ hours straight, bringing base depths at both mountains up to 40-48".
Weekly Snow Report | Jan. 23, 2020
Park Staff revamping The Gulch with all new features and beginning construction on Southern California's only 18-foot pipe. Learn more.
Chairlift Safety Tips
To make your visit as safe and enjoyable as possible, check out the following safety tips before you take a chairlift ride.
Meet BBMR’s New Patrol Dog
Get to know Nala the Patrol Dog at Big Bear Mountain Resort. Nala to assist with avalanche and search rescue.
Weekly Snow Report | Dec. 26, 2019
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.
Weekly Snow Report | Dec. 19, 2019
The holiday season is underway at BBMR, with colder temps, extended lift hours, & plenty of family-friendly fun on deck for the weekend.
Weekly Snow Report | Dec. 5, 2019
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).
Weekly Snow Report | Nov. 28, 2019
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.
2019/20 Opening Day Update
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.
Bear Mountain Renovation Update
$5M renovation to the Bear Mountain base area will include doubling the size of its iconic sun deck. Read blog for the full update.
Weekly Bike Report | Oct. 10, 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.
Weekly Bike Report | Oct. 3, 2019
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.
Weekly Bike Report | Sept. 26, 2019
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.
Weekly Bike Report | Sept. 12, 2019
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.
Weekly Bike Report | August 29, 2019
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.
Weekly Bike Report | July 25, 2019
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.
Another Crafts N Cranks in the Books
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.
Weekly Bike Report | July 11, 2019
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.
New BBMR Visitors Center Shop Now Open
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.
Weekly Bike Report | July 4, 2019
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.
Weekly Bike Report | June 13, 2019
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.
Weekly Bike Report | June 6, 2019
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 Mini Pump Track
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
Weekly Bike Report | May 30, 2019
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.
Weekly Bike Report | May 23, 2019
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.
Summer Fun Starts May 24
The wait is over. The 2019 summer season officially kicks off at Big Bear Mountain Resort on Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27, 2019.
Thank You for a Great 2018/19 Winter Season
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.
Weekly Snow Report | April 18, 2019
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.
Weekly Snow Report | April 4, 2019
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.
Weekly Snow Report | March 28, 2019
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).
Weekly Snow Report | March 14, 2019
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.
Weekly Snow Report | March 7, 2019
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.
Weekly Snow Report | Feb. 28, 2019
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.
Weekly Snow Report | Feb. 21, 2019
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.
Weekly Snow Report | Feb. 15, 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.
Bear Bowl IV & Super Sunday Viewing Party
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.
Weekly Snow Report | Jan. 17, 2019
Celebrate the first holiday weekend of 2019 at Big Bear Mountain Resort with the best snow and most rideable terrain in Southern California.
Weekly Snow Report | Jan. 10, 2019
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.
Weekly Snow Report | Jan. 3, 2019
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.
Weekly Snow Report | Dec. 19, 2018
Your weekly update to snow conditions, trail updates, and more at Big Bear Mountain Resort. Read this week's Snow Report to learn more.
Save Time on the Slopes During Peak Season
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.
Weekly Snow Report | Dec. 13, 2018
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.
Things to Do this Holiday Break
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.
Summit Run is Now Open
Summit Run at Snow Summit is now open. Stay tuned for more announcements later this week on more open terrain.
Snow Summit 18/19 Opening Day Recap
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.
18/19 Snow Summit Opening Day is November 16
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 Has Begun
Snowmaking is on. Get ready for the 2018/19 winter season at Big Bear Mountain Resort by purchasing your lift tickets in advance online.
Last Chair Alert | Oct. 18, 2018
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.
Weekly Bike Report | Aug. 30, 2018
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.
Weekly Bike Report | Jul. 19, 2018
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.
2017/18 Resort Remodel
We've made major changes at both Snow Summit and Bear Mountain with remodels to our facilities in rentals, retail, and more.