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There's so much to be thankful for, especially when NOAA is calling for snow later today, and early tomorrow morning. Chances of snow through Thanksgiving Day is 80%, with on and off snow showers possibly through Saturday - just in time for Bear Mountain's Opening Day (Fri., Nov 23). Itching to ride now? Join us at Snow Summit, we're open daily.

3-Day Forecast

Thu

42° 29°

Fri

47° 31°

Sat

47° 29°

WELCOME TO SNOW SUMMIT

Snow Summit is a premier family-friendly Southern California ("SoCal") destination revered for its nearby skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Drop in at 8,200 feet and experience the best that SoCal has to offer. With over 240 acres of skiable terrain and 27 trails of all ability levels, Snow Summit boasts 18+ skiable miles. Covered with a state-of-the-art snowmaking system and a lift system of 11 lifts (+ 5 moving carpets), Snow Summit is where SoCal skis and rides. Your trail starts here.

WHERE IS SNOW SUMMIT?

Nestled in the heart of the San Bernardino National Forest, Snow Summit is a short, scenic drive from most locations in Southern California approximately 1.5 - 3 hours from Los Angeles, Orange County, or San Diego.

880 Summit Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

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WHAT ARE SOME THINGS TO DO?

Snow Summit is a premier family-friendly Southern California (SoCal) destination revered for its nearby skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Explore activities and fun for every age.

Founded: 1952
Base Elevation: 7,000 ft/2,133 m
Peak Elevation: 8,200 ft/2,499 m
Vertical Drop: 1,200 ft/365 m
Uphill Capacity: 18,550 per hour
Avg. Season Length: Nov. – March/April
Trails/Runs: 27 (18 Rideable Miles)
Longest Run (Westridge): 1.25 mi/2 km
Terrain Parks: 6
Lifts: 11 (+ 5 Moving Carpets)

Mountain Info

SOCAL'S SNOW CAPITAL

The most dependable snow conditions in Southern California. Our snowmaking capabilities benefit guests by providing more reliable snow conditions as well as enhances the snow quality each and every day of the skiing and snowboarding season.

Snow Summit has the most consistent snow conditions in Southern California thanks to an extensive snowmaking system, featuring more than 560 hydrants, 330 snow guns, and 40 fans capable of converting 6,000 gallons of water to snow per minute. With that sort of capacity and the most operating days per season in SoCal, it’s no wonder Snow Summit was selected to host the inaugural Winter X Games in 1997.

SNOWMAKING

TERRAIN DIFFICULTY & TERRAIN PARKS

10% First-Time Beginner
25% Low Intermediate
40% Intermediate
25% Advanced

Progression is what sets our Terrain Park apart. Explore features all around the mountain built for all levels.

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Family-friendly experiences are the backbone of Snow Summit. From kids lessons at the Adventure Academy to endless laughter at the Grizzly Ridge Tube Park, your trail starts here.

Let’s bring it all together. The four-season fun on elevated terrain, the consistent snow, the history, the sunny disposition, the classic traditions and the contagious progression. These things all come from the same place. And good news—it’s only 100 miles from the coast. The easiest and best way to get your turns in, surrounded by natural beauty and a vibrant community.

ALPINE GOOD TIMES AHEAD

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