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5 Things Non-Skiers Can Do at BBMR

Posted On: Feb 18, 2020

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FUN FOR EVERYONE


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, from family-friendly activities to free events. Here are some non-skiing things to do at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit.

GRIZZLY RIDGE TUBE PARK


Looking for an outdoor activity this winter that’s fun for the whole family? Check out Snow Summit’s Grizzly Ridge Tube Park and experience the thrill of gliding down the hill in a controlled environment in one of our snow tubes. Skip the hiking and take a magic carpet to the top of the Tube Park, then slide down as fast as you can in one of our high-speed snow tubes. Buy tickets online.

The Tube Park is perfect for snow-goers of all ages, with discounts available for groups of 15 or more.

family going tubing, holding red tubes

kid in a snow inner tube going down a snow hill

FUN IN THE SUN (DECK)


Bear Mountain's famous sun deck is the perfect place to check out the action in The Scene, or enjoy your favorite beverage. Following the Bear Mountain mantra of “go big or go home”, the deck was recently expanded from 13,000 square feet to over 25,000 square feet, giving guests even more opportunity to enjoy one of the industry’s best après scenes. The new deck spans over 350 feet, making it larger than a football field, with 3 new fire pits, over $250,000 in new furniture, and custom-built bench seating along the entire slope edge.

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APRÈS ALL DAY 


Nobody does après like Big Bear Mountain Resort. With multiple dining options sprinkled at both mountains, including the all-new Goldmine Cheesesteak Co. and Flat Bottom Dough Pizza, there’s something for the whole family. Vegan, vegetarian, and kids options also available.

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GEAR UP


Visit one of our retail locations at Snow Summit, Bear Mountain, and Big Bear Lake Village to pick up the latest outerwear and accessories, plus plenty of Big Bear Mountain Resort branded apparel, souvenirs, headwear, and more.

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FREE EVENTS & CONCERTS


From world-class competitions to music and family-friendly festivities, there's plenty of adventure, entertainment and good times ahead at of Big Bear Mountain Resort. Here are some upcoming events:

USASA Halfpipe, Rail Jam & Slopestyle Competitions
Supergirl Snow Pro
KROQ Storms Bear Mountain
Bear Break featuring the Neff Beach Bash

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snowboarding in a pond skim contest

Check out the full events calendar.

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