Health & Safety
Experience a New Kind of Winter
21/22 Operating PlanEverything You Need to Know
Face Mask Requirements
Base Area Access
Lift tickets, season passes, and lesson/rental reservations are available for purchase online, in-person at any open ticket window, at the BBMR Visitors Station in the Big Bear Lake Village, or calling 844.GO2.BEAR*.
These rules and regulations are subject to change anytime.
*We kindly ask for your patience as wait times during peak and holiday season may be longer than usual.
These rules and regulations subject to change anytime.
How to Pick Up Lift Tickets
Guests with advance lift ticket reservations will receive a confirmation email with unique barcodes for each lift ticket purchased. The pick up box will print out a lift ticket. Keep these tickets as they may be reloaded in the future.
To redeem your lift ticket, stop by one of the pickup boxes in the base area and scan your barcode.
Check in Details for Tickets
How to Check In for Rentals
Guests with advance equipment rental reservations will receive a confirmation email with unique barcodes for each rental reservation purchased. To redeem, go to the rental shop indicated in your confirmation email and present your barcode(s) to a rental attendant when it’s your time to check in.
If you have a lift ticket with your rental reservation, you will find a pick up box near the rental shop exit. Follow the steps on how to pick up lift tickets to redeem.
Check in Details for Rentals
How to Check In for Your Lesson
- Bear Mountain Group Lessons: Adults will meet on the snow above the Bear Mountain Adventure Academy (Red Flag) located at the base of the beginner area east of Chair 7. All children will meet inside the Snow Summit Adventure Academy.
- Bear Mountain Private Lessons: Children and Adults will meet on the snow near the Bear Mountain Adventure Academy (Purple Flag) located at the base of the beginner area east of Chair 7.
- Snow Summit Group Lessons: Adults will meet on the snow above the Snow Summit Adventure Academy (Red Flag) located at the base of the beginner area between Chairs 4 & 8. All children will meet inside the Snow Summit Adventure Academy.
- Snow Summit Private Lessons: Children and Adults will meet on the snow above the Snow Summit Adventure Academy (Purple Flag) located at the base of the beginner area between Chairs 4 & 8.
If your reservation includes equipment rentals or lift tickets, please go the the rental shop indicated in your confirmation email first, then grab your lift ticket(s) at one of the new pickup boxes in the base area before checking in for your lesson. For directions to a pickup box or the lesson area, download the new BBMR mobile app.
Check in Details for Lessons
*Subject to availability. Does not include Upper Lot parking.
Single-day parking passes can be purchased in advance online. Guests with advance purchase parking reservations will receive a confirmation email and barcode. To check in, present your parking pass to the parking attendant upon arrival.
Paid Parking Dates
December 10-12, 17-31
January 1-9, 14-17, 21-23, 28-30
February 4-6, 11-13, 18-21, 25-27
March 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27
Parking in all lots is available on a first come, first served basis, subject to availability. Prices and dates may change without notice.
Parking lot capacities are subject to change based on multiple factors, including snow accumulation and vehicle distribution. When arriving to Big Bear, follow posted signs and/or staff instructions to be directed to the nearest available parking lot. To ensure the safety of our guests and community, we strongly advise against walking to/from the base areas from remote lots. BBMR has partnered with Mountain Transit this winter to provide free shuttle service throughout the Big Bear Valley, including to/from remote lots, for all guests with valid lift tickets of season passes. Just present your lift ticket or season pass to the shuttle operator prior to boarding.
Parking After 2PM
Grizzly Ridge Tube Park
Grizzly Ridge Tube Park will operate with enhanced sanitizing protocols and social distancing requirements. Time slots have been reduced.
Group & Private Lessons
Ski & snowboard schools will be open at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit at a reduced capacity. Reserve your spot in advance online for either group or private lessons. This winter, group lessons for Pioneers (age 4) will be unavailable until further notice. However, private lessons for children age 4 are available.
A la carte and package rental equipment is offered at BBMR. Reserve your gear online today and you'll save time and money renting from us.
Restrooms & Locker Rooms
All public restrooms will be sanitized frequently with intermittent closures for additional cleaning as needed.
All seasonal and daily rental lockers will be available at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit with enhanced sanitizing protocols, subject to change.
Tuning & Repair Services
Ski/snowboard repair services will be available at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit with enhanced sanitizing protocols.
Indoor and outdoor seating available.
Big Bear Sports at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit will be open to the public with reduced capacities and enhanced sanitizing protocols in place, subject to change. Clothes may be tried on and will go through a 24-hour quarantine afterward.