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Today, the alpine good times continue at Summit Bike Park, with forecasts calling for clear skies and daytime highs in the mid-to-upper 70s. Trail Crew continues making progress on Blue Steel, which is expected to open next weekend.

Explore some of the best hiking trails in Southern California, featuring picturesque lake views, snow-covered peaks, and more. Whether you're looking for a relaxing retreat or an all-day adventure, Snow Summit has options for all ages and abilities.

Learn more about hiking at Big Bear Mountain Resort.

3-Day Forecast

Sun

81° 50°

Mon

81° 48°

Tue

79° 48°

SKI & SNOWBOARD LESSONS


Home to the largest learning area in Southern California, Big Bear Mountain Resort offers various types of ski and snowboard lessons to cater to your skills. From our terrain based learning area to our Skillbuilder Parks, we teach people to ski and ride everyday of the season. Save up to 15% on child lessons all season long* when you book lessons for 2 or more days.

IMPORTANT: a lift ticket or season pass is required for all lessons. Lessons DO NOT include lift access. Bundle a lesson with a lift ticket in a package listed below.
  • *Multi-day discounts are available for child ages 5-12 only and exclude 12/21/19–1/4/20, 1/18/20–1/19/20, 2/15/20–2/16/20, 3/7/20-3/8/20. Adult multi-day discounts not offered.
  • Online reservations must be made at least 2 days in advance for processing. Walk-up purchases welcomed. Pricing and availability are subject to change.
  • Passholders receive 10-15% off group lessons. To redeem this discount, visit us in-person. Read more about passholder benefits.

PACKAGES


Big Bear Mountain Resort offers packages to fit your needs. Whether you need to bundle a lesson with rentals and/or a lift ticket, we've got you covered. The bigger the package, the bigger the savings! Click "details" under each lesson option for more information on what is included in each package. Not all packages are available for online purchase.

LESSON OPTIONS

PRIVATE LESSONS

PRIVATE LESSONS


ALL AGES

Make your day an amazing one by lining up your own personal pro. Our knowledgeable and caring pros will allow you to experience the mountain like no other. Skip the lift lines, and have the day tailored your way.

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PIONEER LESSONS

PIONEER LESSONS


AGE 4

Learn through play from fun-loving coaches, and have a great time while you are at it. That’s the motto for our Pioneers. Our wonderful and attentive coaches allow our little guests to progress at their own pace in a fun-based group environment.

Children ages 4 and under ski/ride for free all season long. A lift ticket must be picked up at the Adventure Academy.


Lessons Offered Daily

  • 9:15AM - 11:30AM

Packages

1. Lessons + Lift + Rental
  • Lessons
  • Snacks
  • Rentals
  • 1-Day lift ticket

2. Lessons + Lift
  • Lessons
  • Snacks
  • 1-Day lift ticket
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EXPLORER LESSONS

EXPLORER LESSONS


AGES 5-7

Our coaches specialize in teaching skiing and snowboarding to growing kids. Having fun in an experiential based environment, our coaches can teach any ability level that will lead to an awesomely positive day for the kids.


Lessons Offered Daily

  • 9:15AM - 3:15PM
  • 2PM - 4PM (package option not available)

Packages

1. Lessons + Lift + Rental
  • Lessons
  • Snacks/Lunch
  • Rentals
  • 1-Day lift ticket

2. Lessons + Lift
  • Lessons
  • Snacks/Lunch
  • 1-Day lift ticket
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ADVENTURER LESSONS

ADVENTURER LESSONS


AGES 8-12

As kids enter these years, we know that doing well and feeling good about themselves is just as important as the thrill of going downhill. Let our supportive coaches, help the kids grow into skiers and snowboarders, or develop the skills that already exist.


Lessons Offered Daily

  • 9:15AM - 3:15PM
  • 2PM - 4PM (package option not available)

Night Session Lesson Offered on Select Dates Only - view dates
  • 4PM - 5:45PM (Snow Summit only - restrictions apply)

Packages

1. Lessons + Lift + Rental
  • Lessons
  • Snacks/Lunch
  • Rentals
  • 1-Day lift ticket

2. Lessons + Lift
  • Lessons
  • Snacks/Lunch
  • 1-Day lift ticket

3. Night Session Lesson + Night Session Lift + Rental
  • Lessons
  • Snacks/Lunch
  • Rentals
  • 1 night session lift ticket valid at Snow Summit

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ADULT GROUP LESSONS

ADULT GROUP LESSONS


AGES 13 & UP

Our fun-loving and patient pros will teach you how to ski and snowboard through an experiential-based environment. We bring our guests into a positive, passion-filled, and engaging setting, so everyone can learn the basics, or be challenged to go to the next level.


Lessons Offered Daily

  • 9:15AM - 11AM
  • 11:15AM - 1PM
  • 2:15PM - 4PM

Important Note
  • Lift tickets and equipment rentals are not included.
  • To add additional hours to a lesson for a discounted cost, please call 844.GO2.BEAR or visit us in-person.

Night Session Lesson Offered on Select Dates Only - view dates
  • 4PM - 5:45PM (Snow Summit only - restrictions apply)

Packages

1. Lessons + Lift + Rental
  • Lessons
  • Rentals
  • 1-Day lift ticket valid at both Snow Summit and Bear Mountain

2. Lessons + Lift
  • Lessons
  • 1-Day lift ticket valid at both Snow Summit and Bear Mountain

3. Night Session Lesson + Night Session Lift + Rental
  • Lessons
  • Snacks/Lunch
  • Rentals
  • 1 night session lift ticket valid at Snow Summit
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NIGHT SESSION LESSONS

NIGHT SESSION LESSONS


AGES 8 & Up

Snow Summit’s night riding is a unique experience to ride under the stars from 4PM-5:45PM on select dates:

December: 20-21, 25-31
January: 1-4, 10-11, 17-19, 24-25, 31
February: 1, 7-8, 14-16, 22, 29
March: 7

Night session lessons are not offered for online purchase. To reserve your spot, call 844.GO2.BEAR. Pricing and availability are subject to change.

LEARN ABOUT NIGHT SESSIONS


Night Session Lessons Offered on Select Dates

December: 7, 14, 20-21, 25-31
January: 1-4, 10-11, 17-19, 24-25, 31
February: 1, 7-8, 14-16, 22, 29

Lesson Time
4PM - 5:45PM (Snow Summit only - restrictions apply)

Packages

Night Session Lessons + Night Session Lift + Rental
  • Lessons
  • Rentals
  • 1 night session lift ticket valid at Snow Summit
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ADAPTIVE SKI SCHOOL

ADAPTIVE SKI SCHOOL


Big Bear Mountain Resort is proud to sponsor the United States Adaptive Recreation Center (USARC). USARC provides skiing and snowboarding to adaptive athletes of all ages. USARC uses the best adaptive equipment, the most effective teaching techniques available, and private one-on-one instruction to maximize each participant’s potential for success. Visit USARC's website or call 909.584.0269 for more information on the first, full-time, on-site, adaptive ski school in Southern California.

Visit our official Accessibility's page for more info.
GET LESSONS ALL SEASON LONG

GET LESSONS ALL SEASON LONG


Join our weekend training program for skiers and snowboarders ages 6 and up at Bear Mountain.

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