Enjoy mountain biking lessons with your whole crew. During a group mountain biking lesson, each participant will be placed in a class based on ability. Choose between Cross-Country or Freeride mountain biking during check in. Group lessons typically do not exceed 6 students. Guests looking for a smaller class size than what is offered for a group lesson should book a private lesson.

Must book at least 24 hours in advance. Guests may book at the Snow Summit ticket window day-of if product is still available.

Beginner vs Intermediate/Advanced Options


We recommend beginner group lessons if you have never tried mountain biking before, never been on a chairlift, or need assistance with shifting and/or braking. We recommend intermediate/advance group lessons if you can comfortably ride the chairlift and navigate most beginner and low intermediate trails and if you are confident riding on all terrain, including steep and challenging features.

BBMR season pass iconSummit Bike Park Pass Holders: Save 15% off MTB group lessons. Apply discount at ticket window.
2019_05_01_IK_Ikon Pass Social Logo - Square.jpg Winter Pass Holders: Dual Season & Ikon Pass holders save 15% and all other 22/23 winter passes save 10% off MTB group lessons. Apply discount at ticket window.

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Start times: 10AM or 1:30PM
Age requirement: 6 & up
Length: 2.5 hours
Cost per person:
  • Lesson Only $79
  • Add-On Discounted Lift Ticket $26
  • Add-On Discounted Beginner Bike Rental $54
  • Add-On Discounted Intermediate/AdvanceBike Rental $84

GROUP LESSON PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE LIFT TICKETS OR EQUIPMENT RENTALS. A valid lift ticket or season pass is required for all lessons. Discounted lift tickets and equipment rentals are offered as an add-on for all group lessons during checkout. Start by adding a group lesson to your cart. From there, you will be given options to add on lift tickets or equipment rentals.

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Using Gift Cards, ACV, and other Forms of Payment
Gift Cards, Pass Holder Discounts, Pass Cash, and Activity Change Vouchers cannot be applied online at this time. These forms of payments can only be used in-person or by calling 844.GO2.BEAR. Credit card tokenization is the process of de-identifying sensitive cardholder data by converting it to a string of randomly generated numbers called a "token." Similar to encryption, tokenization obfuscates the original data to render it unreadable in the event of a data breach or other exposure. If you are having issues with your card, please call your bank directly.

Refund & Cancellation Policy
Guests may change or cancel lift ticket, lesson, rental, or activity reservations up to 3 full days prior to the scheduled date for a full refund. Changes or cancellations made within 3 days, up until the day prior to the scheduled date, will result in an Activity Change Voucher being issued for the full value of the activity cost (no fee). Same-day changes, cancellations, or failure to show up to your activity will result in a full forfeit of your payment. Once you make a purchase, if those funds are removed from Big Bear Mountain Resort's account and given back to you, your purchased tickets will become void and irredeemable for entry. Fraudulent attempts to force a bank or credit card chargeback by claiming you didn’t make the ticket purchase or can’t identify the purchase on your bank statement will result in being barred from attending future events hosted by Big Bear Mountain Resort.

Promotional sales or events including but not limited to Glow Golf and Above the Boom, do not qualify for refunds. All sales are final.

Risk Warning & Emergency Hotline

Skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, and other outdoor activities have inherent risks that may result in property damage, personal injury, or death. GUESTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY AND ASSUME ALL INHERENT RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. All guests must follow the Big Bear Mountain Resort rules of conduct and NSAA Responsibility Code. Visit the Safety page for complete details. Lift tickets and season passes may be suspended or revoked without refund at any time for failure to comply with resort rules, misconduct, nuisance, reckless behavior, or fraudulent use. Anyone attempting to use a lift ticket or season pass fraudulently or in a manner for which it is not intended is subject to prosecution under California Penal Code 537(b). Facilities under permit from the U.S. Forest Service.
Avoid Fraud

Lift tickets are non-transferable and are not for resale. Violators may be prosecuted under California Penal Code 537 PC. To ensure the safety of our guests and employees, all ski, snowboard, and bike lessons at Big Bear Mountain Resort must be booked with a certified, BBMR instructor. Anyone found offering/selling or purchasing a 3rd party/non-BBMR lesson at BBMR will forfeit their resort access, including lift privileges, and be subject to prosecution, pursuant to California Penal Code 537 PC.