• Registration Info & Race Schedule

      Advance registration is required by Thursday, Aug. 18, at 7PM PDT. Racer check-in will be located at Snow Summit near the Adventure Academy on the east end of the base area. Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. For any questions or concerns, please call Team Big Bear directly at 909.633.6729 or email Tom Spiegel at teambigbear@aol.com.

      Check-In Hours
      Friday, Aug. 19 (8AM-3PM)
      Saturday, Aug. 20 (7:30AM-2PM)
      Sunday, Aug. 21 (8AM)

      Strait Acres Invitational Dual Slalom

      Friday, Aug. 19: Practice & qualifying
      Saturday, Aug. 20: Finals
      Purse: $20K
      Open to all levels of racers. Must have valid lift ticket or season pass to access slalom course.

      Enduro

      Friday, Aug. 19: Practice
      Saturday, Aug. 20: Practice & race
      Entry fee does not include lift ticket. Discounted practice lift tickets available at registration check-in for $25/day. Discount is not available online.

      Downhill

      Friday, Aug. 19: Practice
      Saturday, Aug. 20: Practice
      Sunday, Aug. 21: Practice & race
      Course: Miracle Mile
      Entry fee does not include lift ticket. Discounted practice lift tickets available at registration check-in for $25/day. Discount is not available online.

      Licenses

      All Gravity Festival races are USAC sanctioned, which requires all racers to have a license. A one-day license can be purchased for Cat 1, Cat 2, and Cat 3 during the online checkout process. Juniors do not need to pay for a license.

      Race Plates

      Dual Slalom: New plates will be issued
      Enduro: New plates will be issued
      Downhill: Bring your plate; replacement plates will be available on-site ($15 per plate)

      Waiver

      All participants must complete a Liability Waiver before checking in.

      Liability Waiver
    • Free Base Area Admission*

      Join us at Gravity Festival to watch the races, check out the base area vendor village, and enjoy our family-friendly Basecamp activities.

      *All guests must have a valid season pass or lift ticket to participate in on-hill activities, including Summit Bike Park, the Scenic Sky Chair, Basecamp activities, and special events.

      Basecamp Activities


      Big Bear Mountain Resort offers several base area activities, including a 30-foot climbing wall, Euro Bungee trampoline, and zip line. All activities are located in the Snow Summit Basecamp area, next to the Adventure Academy on the east end of the base area.

      Cost: $19-$27 per activity, per person
      Deals: Grab an Adventure Day Pass to bundle and save*. Discounts available for groups of 15+.

      *Does not include Summit Mining Co.

      Scenic Sky Chair

      Enjoy panoramic views of the Big Bear Valley on a mile-long ascent through the San Bernardino National Forest on Snow Summit’s Scenic Sky Chair before arriving at the mountaintop (elevation 8,200 feet). This one-of-a-kind activity is perfect for outdoor adventurers of all ages.

      Cost: $25-$39 for adults; free for kids & seniors (restrictions apply)

      Deals: Learn more about deals & discounts.

      High-Altitude Dining

      Experience Big Bear’s only mountaintop dining at Snow Summit’s Skyline Taphouse, located at the top of Chair 1 (elevation 8,200 feet), featuring outdoor BBQ, kids' favorites, and amazing vistas.

      Cost: Menu items start at $7.50
      Deals: Add lunch to your Scenic Sky Chair lift ticket and save on dining. Available at the Snow Summit ticket windows.

      *All guests must have a valid season pass or lift ticket to participate in on-hill activities, including Summit Bike Park, the Scenic Sky Chair, and Basecamp activities.
    2022 Gravity Festival race schedule

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    Watch races go head-to-head during Gravity Festival.