Everything You Need to Know

Explore New Operations for the 21/22 Winter Season
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Limited Edition T-Shirts
Stop by Big Bear Sports in the base area to grab a limited edition Opening Day t–shirt for $25 while supplies last. Big Bear Mountain Resort and Ikon Pass holders receive 10-15% off retail purchases, excluding electronics.
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In-Resort Dining
The following Bear Mountain dining venues are scheduled to open:

Freestyle Bowl
Big Burger Co.
Breakfast on the Mountain
Nollie’s Pizza
BBQ in the Park
Laybacks
Jibber Java

Pass holders receive 10-15% off food & non-alcoholic beverages.
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Parking
Upper lot and remote parking lot access will be available for free on a first come, first served basis Opening Weekend. Tailgating is not permitted at Big Bear Mountain Resort. Follow the Parking attendants and digital signage to know where to go. New parking lots have been added this season.

Free shuttle service is available to/from all open remote lots.

Guests that have already purchased a Premium Parking Pass may pick up their pass at Bear Mountain or Snow Summit daily during operating hours. These passes will not be mailed to you.

IMPORTANT NOTE ON THE INTERMOUNTAIN SHUTTLES: The free shuttle that connects Bear Mountain and Snow Summit will not be operating on Opening Weekend.
Get Early Access the Day Before


At Big Bear Mountain Resort, we appreciate our pass holders, which is why 21/22 BBMR and Ikon Pass holders get exclusive access at both mountains on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021.

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Snow Summit Opening Day


Snow Summit will open to the public on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021.

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22/23 Opening Day Recap Video

We officially kicked off the 22/23 winter season on Nov. 12, 2022. Watch this GroPro capture of opening day at Bear Mountain.

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22/23 Opening Day Recap Video

We officially kicked off the 22/23 winter season on Nov. 12, 2022. Watch this GroPro capture of opening day at Bear Mountain.