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Located in the San Bernardino Mountains, Big Bear Mountain Resort is a year-round destination for high energy outdoor experiences. Revered for its skiing and snowboarding in the winter, and home to Southern California's only lift-served hiking and mountain biking during the summer months.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Get answers and details for our most frequently asked questions at Big Bear Mountain Resort. Don't see the answer you're looking for? Contact us directly. Please note a social distancing operating plan is in effect. Information below subject to change at any time. Contact us about products and availability before arriving to the resorts.


Purchasing
General
Policies
Season Passes

Tickets

Blackout Dates

Lessons

Rentals

Military Discounts
Directions & Parking

Grizzly Ridge Tube Park

Terrain Parks

Golf

Basecamp Activities

Hiking

Lodging

Child Care

Weddings

Special Events

Shop & Dine
COVID-19 General Info

COVID-19 Bike Park Guidelines

COVID-19 Golf Guidelines

Accessibility

Lightning Policy

In-Resort Policies

ABOUT BIG BEAR MOUNTAIN RESORT

  • What is Big Bear Mountain Resort?

  • Where is Big Bear Mountain Resort located?

  • What are BBMR’s hours of operation?

  • Which mountain should I go to?

  • Are tire chains required to visit BBMR in the winter?

  • How does BBMR operate in seasons with little or no natural snowfall?

ABOUT SNOWFALL IN BIG BEAR

  • What is the average snowfall at BBMR?

  • How does BBMR have the best snow and most dependable snow conditions in SoCal?



BIKE PARK SEASON PASSES

  • What is a Bike Park Season Pass?

  • How much are Bike Park season passes?

  • What is the Bike Park spring pass sale?

  • What are the 2020 spring pass sale dates?

  • How do I purchase a Bike Park season pass?

  • Is there a renewal rate for 2019 bike park passholders?

  • What perks come with a Bike Park Season Pass?

  • Do Summit Bike Park Passholders Get Discounts at other Alterra Destinations?

  • Do any Alterra destinations Bike Park Passholders Get Discounts at Summit Bike Park?

  • Are discounted prices available for college students?

  • Are discounted prices available for military, 20/21 winter passholders, and clubs/team students?

  • Will bike park passholders receive refunds if the season is forced to close early?



GOLF SEASON PASSES

  • What is a golf season pass?

  • How much are golf season passes?

  • How do I purchase a golf season pass?

  • What perks come with a golf season pass?

  • Will golf passholders receive refunds if the season is forced to close early?



SKI/SNOWBOARD SEASON PASSES

  • What is a Big Bear Mountain Resort season pass?

BBMR SPRING PASS SALE

  • What is the BBMR spring pass sale?

  • What are the 20/21 spring pass sale dates?

  • How do I purchase a winter 20/21 season pass during the spring pass sale?

  • How will resort credits be issued?

  • If I had a BBMR 19/20 season pass, will I receive a resort credit if I renew for the 20/21 winter season?

  • Does the resort credit expire?

  • Where is the resort credit valid?

  • Can resort credits be applied toward renewing or upgrading a 20/21 season pass?

  • Do 19/20 Ikon passholders receive resort credit if purchasing a 20/21 BBMR season pass?



ADVENTURE ASSURANCE

19/20 SEASON PASSHOLDERS & COVID-19

  • What if I purchased a 19/20 season pass but didn’t use it?

  • Will 20/21 season passholders receive refunds if the season is cancelled?

SUMMER LIFT TICKETS

  • Do I need a lift ticket for summer activities?

  • How do I purchase lift tickets?

  • How much is a lift ticket?

  • Are there any lift ticket discounts for advance purchase?

  • What is a Lift + Lunch Package?

  • Are there any Scenic Sky Chair discounts for kids?

  • Do kids ride the Bike Park for free?

  • How much are Sky Chair tickets if I have more than 2 kids?

  • Are there any Scenic Sky Chair discounts for seniors?

  • Are there any Bike Park discounts for seniors?

  • Does BBMR offer any birthday discounts?

  • Does BBMR offer any military discounts?

  • How do I cancel or change my lift ticket reservation?

  • What is Quad Pack?

WINTER LIFT TICKETS

MILITARY

  • Are there any discounts for military?

  • Is there a military discount on Season Passes?

  • What activities can I get a military discount on?

  • Other than at the resort, where else can I purchase military discount tickets?

LODGING

DIRECTIONS & PARKING

  • How do I get to Big Bear Mountain Resort?

  • Where do I park?

  • How do I get from one mountain to the other?

  • Are tire chains required to visit BBMR?

CHILD CARE

BLACKOUT DATES

MOUNTAIN BIKING LESSONS

  • Should I book my lesson in advance or when I arrive?

  • When should I arrive for my lesson?

  • What type of lesson should I take?

  • Where do lessons meet?

  • What lesson options are available for children?

  • What type of clothing should I wear?

  • What should I do to avoid altitude sickness?



SKI/SNOWBOARD LESSONS

  • Should I book my lesson in advance or when I arrive?

  • When should I arrive for my lesson?

  • What type of lesson should I take?

  • Where do lessons meet?

  • What lesson options are available for children?

  • What type of clothing should I wear?

  • What should I do to avoid altitude sickness?

  • What happens to my pre-purchased reservation if the resort closes due to unsafe weather and conditions?



ADVENTURE ACADEMY

  • What is the Adventure Academy?

  • Where is it located?

  • How do I sign my kids up?

ADVENTURE ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP

BIKE RENTAL EQUIPMENT



SKI/SNOWBOARD RENTAL EQUIPMENT

GOLF

BASE AREA ACTIVITIES



SUMMIT MINING CO.

GRIZZLY RIDGE TUBE PARK IN THE SUMMER

  • What is the Grizzly Ridge Tube Park in the Summer?

  • Where is the summer tube park located?

  • How do you purchase tickets?

  • Are there any restrictions?

  • Do I have to wear a helmet?

  • Are there group discounts?

  • How much does it cost?



GRIZZLY RIDGE TUBE PARK IN THE WINTER

HIKING

SPECIAL EVENTS & PROMOS

  • What are Uniform Days?

  • What are Movies in the Meadow?

  • What is Bear Bowl?

  • What is Bear Break?

  • What is Scout Weekend?

  • What is Santa Comes to Summit?

  • What is the NYE Torchlight Parade?

  • What is the School Program Package?



ABOVE THE BOOM

TERRAIN PARKS

SHOPPING

DINING

ACCESSIBILITY

LIGHTNING POLICY

  • What is BBMR's lightning policy?

  • What lightning system does BBMR use?

IN-RESORT POLICIES

  • Are pets allowed?

  • Is smoking permitted at BBMR?

  • Is outside alcohol permitted at BBMR?

  • Is tailgating permitted at BBMR?

  • Is overnight parking/camping permitted at BBMR?

  • Are e-bikes allowed at BBMR?

  • Are bonfires permitted at BBMR?

  • Are lift tickets required to attend BBMR?

  • Do I need snow clothes to hang out at the resorts?

  • Are drones allowed at BBMR?