Big Bear Mountain Resort operates two properties – Bear Mountain and Snow Summit – that are located 2 miles apart. Read below to learn more about each mountain and find the best fit for you. Or, experience both mountains in the same day with a valid lift ticket.
During Winter Months
Renowned for its terrain parks and après atmosphere, Bear Mountain has the only halfpipes, highest lift-served peak (8,805 feet), and largest beginner area in Southern California. In addition to its award-winning terrain parks and youthful environment, Bear also hosts multiple events each winter, including concerts, photo shoots, film premieres, and on-hill competitions. Read more about Bear Mountain
Snow Summit is known for having a family-friendly feel and the best conditions in Southern California thanks to its extensive snowmaking system. With over 240 acres of skiable terrain serviced by 14 chairlifts and 31 trails, Snow Summit also has the Grizzly Ridge Tube Park and hosts the annual New Year’s Torchlight Parade.
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During Summer Months
Bear Mountain Golf Course
Make time for nine at Bear Mountain Golf Course and enjoy the benefits of playing at 7,000 feet with the sun-splashed San Bernardino Mountains as your backdrop. Whether you’re new to the game or a seasoned golfer, Bear Mountain Golf Course offers an idyllic setting with rolling fairways and manicured greens, plus a full-service pro shop, driving range, and PGA-certified lessons.
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. Please note Bear Mountain Ski Area is not open during summer months.
Snow Summit is home to Southern California’s premier lift-served, gravity fed Bike Park, with trails and terrain for riders of all ages and ability levels. Featuring beginner, intermediate, and advanced downhill trails, Skill Builder Park with Jump, Pro, and Pump lines, and access to over 60 miles of cross-country trails. There’s also plenty for non-biking activities for outdoor enthusiasts, including a 30-foot climbing wall, zip line, Eurobungy® trampoline, and the best hiking trails in the San Bernardino National Forest.
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