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Winter operations at Big Bear Mountain Resort have concluded for the 19/20 season. Check out our season recap video to relive the alpine good times, or download a free BBMR background for your desktop or mobile device to take the mountains wherever you go.

Please remember that up-hill access is not permitted at Bear Mountain or Snow Summit, but you can still enjoy the virtual views on our web cams. We look forward to better days ahead and will continue to provide updates as they become available.

3-Day Forecast

Sat

48° 31°

Sun

52° 32°

Mon

52° 33°
New Snow

6"

24 HRS

8"

48 HRS

20"

72 HRS
Base Depth

30"

BBMR Base

36"

BBMR Peak
bobsled hiking trail at snow summit, two people looking at big bear lake from the top

Bear Mountain Renovation Update

Posted On: Nov 06, 2019

$5M PROJECT TO DOUBLE ICONIC SUN DECK, RE-SHAPE BASE AREA


With just a few weeks from Bear Mountain's opening day on Friday, Nov. 29, Big Bear Mountain Resort (BBMR) is getting closer to completing a $5M renovation to the Bear Mountain base area that includes doubling the size of the iconic sun deck.

One of the most unique and iconic settings in skiing and snowboarding, Bear Mountain’s sun deck is being expanded from 13,000 square feet to approximately 26,000 square feet, creating even more space for outdoor seating, special events, concerts, and more. The new deck will extend 350 feet from end-to-end, roughly the size of a football field. Additional improvements to the base area include custom benches built into the slope edge of the deck, a new outdoor dining location, three new fire pits, $250,000 in new furniture and new ramps that will provide complete ADA accessibility to both the slopes and plaza area. The improvements are scheduled to be completed by mid-December and mark the first phase of a two-part renovation plan for the Bear Mountain base area, with the second phase to begin after the 19/20 winter season. 

Check out these photos taken on Nov. 6, 2019.

bear mountain remodel, laybacks bar

bear mountain remodel, the deck

bear mountain remodel, the deck

bear mountain remodel, the deck

Big Bear Mountain Resort’s in-resort and online stores will also receive a complete overhaul with expanded and regularly updated inventory, including a new look for BBMR gear and apparel, which will be available this winter along with a wider selection of hard goods including boards, skis, bindings, and boots.

BBMR’s terrain parks will also include several new features this year, including a new corrugated down bar designed by Bear’s Park Team that’s believed to be the first of its kind. Annually rated among the best in the world, Bear’s terrain parks have helped launch the careers of several celebrated riders, including three-time Olympic gold medalist and 13-time X Games medalist Shaun White.

bear mountain remodel mock up

bear mountain remodel mock up

bear mountain remodel mock up

bear mountain remodel mock up

Plan your winter trip today and get ready to check out all of the upgrades at Bear Mountain this season.

PLAN A TRIP

Bear Mountain is scheduled to open Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON WEATHER CONDITIONS.



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