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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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FOX US Open of Mountain Biking

History is in the making as the Fox US Open of Mountain Biking comes to the West Coast for the first time. Join us at Snow Summit, Sept. 12-15, for Open Class Downhill Racing, Dual Slalom, Next Gen Youth Downhill, Best Whip and new for this year, the US Open will also host the final stop of the EWS North American Enduro Series. Not just for racers, the USO is a great time for the whole family with vendor village, awesome spectating opportunities and the bike park will remain open to the public for riding all week! Whether it's rubbing elbows with the sport's best, sharing the love of mountain biking with your family or taking laps with new friends and old ones too, the Fox US Open of Mountain Biking delivers!

Base area admission – including all music performances, race spectating, and award ceremonies – is FREE to the public (all ages). Tickets are required for all base area activities (climbing wall, zip line, tubing, Euro Bungee, etc.) and on-hill activities (Bike Park, Scenic Sky Chair).

ABOUT THIS EVENT

ABOUT THIS EVENT


Established in 2003, the Fox US Open Downhill features a unique and open, Pro/AM format and offers the most challenging and competitive downhill mountain bike racing in the nation while setting the standard as a proving-ground for up-and-coming and elite racers alike. Racers will be competing for over $50k in cash throughout the USO weekend! As a true open class event....It's anyone's race in the Intense Cycles Downhill with a $10,000 prize for 1st place in the men's & women's Open on Sunday! See below for more details on the rest of the weekend's events.

Race registration is available online and event admission is for free for all ages*.

*Tickets are required for all base area activities (climbing wall, zip line, tubing, Euro Bungee, etc.) and on-hill activities (Bike Park, Scenic Sky Chair).
DETAILS

DETAILS


Date: Sept. 12-15
Time: See full schedule below
Parking: All event parking will be on a first-come, first-served basis with paid parking available in the Snow Summit upper lot ($20 cash per vehicle) and free parking with shuttle service available at designated satellite locations.
Where: Snow Summit – 880 Summit Blvd. Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Admission: Free to the public (all ages)*.
Traffic Advisory: A full closure of HWY 330 will be in effect during this event. Take HWY 38 or 18 as an alternative route.
Onsite Dining
  • Bighorn Smokehouse: Southern style smokehouse featuring BBQ favorites and sides
  • Skyline Taphouse: High-altitude dining featuring made-to-order Mediterranean menu, outdoor BBQ, full bar, and amazing vistas.
  • Oakfire Grill: Grab n go breakfast and lunch options for all ages.
  • Ironwood Coffee: Start your day with a fresh cup of Starbucks® coffee or a blended iced drink.

*Tickets are required for all base area activities (climbing wall, zip line, tubing, Euro Bungee, etc.) and on-hill activities (Bike Park, Scenic Sky Chair).

EVENTS

EVENTS




Register online today. Check event schedule for details on registration/packet pick up and practice times. Get the full scoop on each race by expanding below.

Intense Cycles Downhill
  • Featuring a mix of technical single-track terrain and natural features, including steeps, drops, and rock gardens the all-new double black diamond trail, 10-ply, provides the framework for the 2019 Fox USO Downhill track.

GT Bicycles Enduro
  • Part of the 2019 California Enduro Series and an EWS Continental championship event. The 4 stage course will consist of trails both in and out of Snow Summit Bike Park.

Dual Slalom
  • Bracketed, head-to-head races on our new dual slalom course.

USO Next Gen Youth Downhill
  • USO Next Gen racing is designed for intermediate and expert youth racers. This program starts on a shorter youth specific downhill course with the U7 Grom Bomb and Next Gen classes up to U15. Next Gen U13 & U15 expert classes are also available for more advanced youth racers. Ages 8 & under will race on Lower Turtle, ages 9-14 will race on Lower Miracle Mile, and U15 Next Gen Expert Class competitors will race on the main USO downhill track, 10-ply.
Best Whip

  • The crowd favorite...open jam format with judges looking for amplitude and style. Entry by invite only.
Adaptive Downhill
  • Details to come.
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SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE


Date
Time
Activity
Location
Wed., Sept. 11 10AM-4PM Chairlifts open
  12PM-4PM Athlete registration open Adventure Academy
Thurs., Sept 12 9:30AM-5PM Athlete registration open Adventure Academy
  10AM-12PM Downhill track inspection 10-ply US Open DH Track
  10AM-5PM Chairlifts open
  10AM-5PM Vendor village open Base area
  12PM-2:30PM Open Men/Women & Junior 17-18 men class Downhill practice 10-ply US Open DH Track
  2:30PM-5PM Amateur class downhill practice (all age groups) 10-ply US Open DH Track

Fri., Sept 13 7:30AM-4PM Athlete registration open Adventure Academy
  8AM-5PM Chairlifts open
  8AM-5PM Enduro practice (all classes) Full mountain
  8AM-12PM Open Men/Women & Junior men 17-18 class Downhill practice 10-ply US Open DH Track
9AM-5PM Vendor village open Base area
10AM-11AM Amateur Classes dual slalom practice Dual Slalom Course (Near Chair #4)
11AM-12PM Amateur Classes dual slalom qualifying Dual Slalom Course (Near Chair #4)
12PM-1PM Open Dual Slalom practice/qualify Dual Slalom Course (Near Chair #4)
1PM-2PM Open Dual Slalom qualifying Dual Slalom Course (Near Chair #4)
  12PM-4PM Amateur class downhill practice (all age groups) 10-ply US Open DH Track
  4PM Dual Slalom finals Dual Slalom Course (Near Chair #4)
  Dual Slalom awards immediately following Base area
Sat., Sept 14 7AM-12PM Athlete registration open Adventure Academy
8AM-5PM Chairlifts open
8AM-11:30AM Amateur class downhill practice (all age groups) 10-ply US Open DH Track
  8:30AM GT Enduro race Full mountain
  GT Enduro awards immediately following Base area
9AM-5PM Vendor village open Base area
11:30AM-2PM Open Men/Women & Junior men 17-18 class Downhill practice 10-ply US Open DH Track
2:30PM Intense Cycles DH qualifying 10-ply US Open DH Track
5:30PM-7PM FUSO best whip competition Best Whip Jump (Near Chair #1)
8PM Whisky Dave's After party Whiskey Dave's (Big Bear Lake Village)
Sun., Sept 15 7:30AM-9AM Next Gen only registration/pick up Adventure Academy
8AM-10AM Next Gen youth downhill practice / Adaptive Downhill Practice Lower Miracle Mile/Turtle
8AM-10AM Amateur class downhill practice (all age groups) 10-ply US Open DH Track
8AM-4PM Chairlifts open
9AM-4PM Vendor village open Base area
10AM-12PM Open Men/Women & Junior men 17-18 class Downhill practice 10-ply US Open DH Track
10:30AM-12PM Next Gen youth downhill race / Adaptive Downhill Race Lower Miracle Mile/Turtle
12:30PM Intense Cycles DH finals 10-ply US Open DH Track
Downhill awards immediately following Base area


IMPORTANT TRAIL INFORMATION FOR SEPT. 12-15
Please note, some trails will be partially closed to the public during Fox US Open of Mountain Biking.

Thurs., Sept. 12
10AM-5PM: 10-ply - Downhill practice

Fri., Sept. 13
8AM-4PM: 10-ply - Downhill practice
10AM-5PM: Dual Slalom Course - practice, qualifying, and finals

Sat., Sept 14
8AM-3PM: 10-ply - Downhill practice and qualifying

Sun., Sept 15
8AM-11AM: Lower Miracle Mile/Turtle - Downhill race
9AM-1PM: 10-ply - Downhill practice and finals

Times listed above are approximate.

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LIFT TICKETS & MORE

LIFT TICKETS & MORE


Event admission is for free for all ages. Tickets are required for all base area activities (climbing wall, zip line, tubing, Euro Bungee, etc.) and on-hill activities (Bike Park, Scenic Sky Chair). Book at least 72 hours in advance and save 20% on:

Looking something for the whole family? Get an Adventure Day Pass to unlock access to the climbing wall, zip line, and more. Learn more and purchase today.

PURCHASE ONLINE

PARKING

PARKING


All event parking will be on a first-come, first-served basis with paid parking available in the Snow Summit upper lot ($20 cash per vehicle) and free parking with shuttle service available at designated satellite locations.

Click lot name to be redirected in google maps.

LODGING

LODGING


For more information on lodging properties, or to book online, visit BigBear.com.

BOOK LODGING

CAMPING

CAMPING


Reservations available at recreation.gov or call 866.444.6777.

BOOK CAMPING

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