Rentals Go on Sale in November

Reserve Online & Pick Up at Rental Shop Located in the Base Area
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Whether you're a newcomer to snow sports or seeking to experience the latest high-end demo gear, Big Bear Mountain Resort serves as your ultimate destination for equipment rentals.

red info icon At this time, Big Bear Mountain Resort is currently operating for summer sports. Visit the Mountain Bike or Golf rental pages to book. Ski and snowboard rentals will be available to reserve starting November. Opening day for the 24/25 winter season has not been announced. Sign up for the email newsletter to be the first to know when products and opening dates are announced.
Snow Valley

35100 CA-18
Running Springs, CA 92382

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Snow Summit

880 Summit Blvd
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

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Bear Mountain

43101 Goldmine Drive
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

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Get the best rates when you purchase in advance. Plus, guarantee 20% off when you purchase at least 7 days in advance online. Prices range based on availability, peak holidays and periods. Pricing is subject to change at any time. Prices are the same whether you're renting to ski or snowboard.

Please note: Beginner equipment rentals are from previous seasons such as the 21/22 or 22/23 winter seasons. Standard equipment rentals are from the 23/24 season.

Rental Type Adult Price Child Price
Beginner Package
Includes ski or snowboard + boots
$45-$65 $36-$52
Beginner Rental Only
Includes ski or snowboard only, no boots
$38-$55 $29-$42
Standard Package
Includes ski or snowboard + boots
$55-$75 $46-$62
Standard Rental Only
Includes ski or snowboard only, no boots
$46-$67 $37-$54
Standard Boots Rental Only
Includes boots only, no skis or snowboard
$30-$44 $24-$35
Demo Package
Includes ski or snowboard + boots
$79-$115 Not Offered
Demo Rental Only
Includes ski or snowboard only, no boots
$69-$100 Not Offered
Demo Boots Rental Only
Includes boots only, no skis or snowboard
$46-$67 Not Offered


To be sure you have all the gear you may* need, book a "package" that includes snowboard, boots, and bindings for a snowboard package and skis, boots, and poles for a ski package. Please note that packages include gear only and do not include a lift ticket. A valid lift ticket or season pass is required for lift and terrain access.

Beginner vs Standard vs Demo means the year the equipment was used. For example, Beginner equipment is from previous years and have been used. Demo are the latest high-tech equipment made for this season.

Equipment rentals are valid for all-day use on the date(s) of the reservation.

* Guests may need additional equipment not included in this package. We recommend bringing or renting:
  • Helmets 1
  • Waterproof/snow pants 1
  • Gloves or mittens 2
  • Goggles/sunglasses 2
  • Snow socks 2

1 Available for an additional fee as a la carte items, subject to availability
2 Not available to rent but items are sold at the sport shops located in the base areas of each resort

  • Skip the ticket windows: Access your rental pre-purchased barcode on your email and head straight to the rental shop
  • Step up & let us do the work: Guests will have the ease of getting fitted for their ski or snowboard boots on a new step-through ramp. We'll size and strap them in, making the rental process a quick one. More modern amenities include the Riechman Equipment Rack system, which allows us to get your rentals to you faster.
  • Hassle-free returns: Drop off your equipment at Bear Mountain or Snow Summit, regardless of where you started - NOTE: Snow Valley equipment must be returned at Snow Valley
  • Early pick up: Option to pick up your rentals the day before.
  • Switch gears easily: If you decide snowboarding is not for you and want to swap to skis or vise versa for free, just let us know
  • Tuning & repair: If something goes wrong with your gear, get it fixed right in the base area and get back on the slopes quicker
* Night Sessions not offered at Bear Mountain. Equipment rental pick up is offered 2:30PM-4PM only at Bear Mountain every day of the season.
  • Advance purchase discounts: Save 20% when you reserve rentals at least 7 days in advance (discounted rate automatically applied)
  • Free Night Session Lift Ticket: On select dates, you’ll receive a free Friday night session lift ticket to shred that same night at Snow Valley or Snow Summit until 8:30PM if you pick up your pre-booked Saturday full-day rental reservation on Friday after 5PM
  • 23/24 BBMR & SV Pass Holders: Save 10% off Standard or Demo equipment rentals - apply discount at ticket window
  • 23/24 Ikon Pass Holders: Ikon Pass saves 15% and Ikon Base Pass saves 10% off Standard or Demo equipment rentals - apply discount at ticket window
  • Bundle & save: Add a lesson or lesson + lift ticket to your pre-purchased equipment rentals*
  • Group Discount: Bring 15 or more people and save big on rentals
  • Multi-day discounts: Save 10% on 2-day & 20% on 3-day**

* Pre-purchased equipment rentals do not include a lift ticket. Rental + Lift Ticket packages are not available at this time. Pricing and availability are subject to change at any time.
** Save even more when you book multi-day rentals and redeem with the Advance Purchase Discount or Pass Holder Discount. The multi-day and advance purchase discounted rate will automatically be applied. To include a pass holder discount, you must call 844.GO2.BEAR to verify your pass number. Multi-day discounts are not offered during peak period on Dec. 23-Jan. 6, 2024, Jan 13-14, 2024; Feb 17-18, 2024.
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    • Big Bear Mountain Resort offers also offers a la carte equipment rentals for guests that only need specific items. These items are not sold online.
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      Snow Pants
      $20 per day

      Snow pants are available to rent onsite, subject to availability. We strongly recommend wearing water-resistant pants while skiing or snowboarding.

      Note: Snow pants must be rented in person and are not available for online reservations. BBMR does not offer jacket or glove rentals.
      Helmet sitting on a counter.
      Helmets
      $10-20 per day

      Stay safe on the slopes by adding a helmet to your rental package during check out or a la carte. To reserve, either add on to your package during checkout for $10 or book a la carte for $20.
      Ski poles hanging from a rack.
      Ski Poles
      $10 per day

      Forgot your poles? We've got you covered.

      Note: Ski poles must be rented in person and are not available for online reservations. All pole rentals include two (2) poles. Single pole rentals are not available.
    • Using Snowboard Bindings


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      Ski Boot Fitting


      Beginner equipment rentals are from previous seasons such as the 21/22 and 22/23 winter seasons. Standard equipment rentals are from this 23/24 season.
      Child sizes: 7-13
      Youth sizes: 1-6
      Adult sizes: 5-16
      Snow Valley

      Standard snowboard rental is Burton
      Standard ski rental is Head
      Demo ski rentals include Head
      Demo snowboards include Burton and Arbor

      Snow Summit


      Standard snowboard rental is Burton
      Standard ski rental is Head
      Demo ski rentals includes Head, Rossignol, K2, Salomon, Nordica, and Atomic
      Demo snowboards include Burton and Arbor

      Bear Mountain


      Standard snowboard rental is Burton
      Standard ski rental is Head
      Demo ski rentals includes Head, Rossignol, K2, Salomon, Nordica, and Atomic
      Demo snowboards includes Burton, Arbor, Bataleon, and Mervin
      NO - Big Bear Mountain Resort does not offer any jacket, goggles, or glove rentals, but Big Bear Sports does carry a wide selection of outerwear, accessories, and branded apparel.
      YES - If you decide snowboarding is not for you and want to swap to skis or vise versa for free, just let us know. Guests that want to upgrade their rental type (i.e. Beginner rental to a Demo rental) they may do so with additional costs associated with the upgrade.
      Overnight lockers are available for rent in the locker rooms on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited.
      Processing times vary based on guest volume, staffing, and equipment availability, therefore we recommend allowing at least 1 hour to pick up your equipment. Allow additional time for weekends and holidays or if you have a lesson scheduled.
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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
    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.
    Policy on Lift Ticket Purchases & Age Verification
    Anyone found purchasing child tickets for personal use as adult tickets will be deemed engaging in fraudulent activity. Big Bear Mountain Resort is committed to rigorously enforcing the utilization of tickets in accordance with their designated age categories. Any patrons discovered using tickets intended for a different age category will be promptly escorted from the resort and may incur additional consequences, potentially including a ban from future visits to Big Bear Mountain Resort.
    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.