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Today

71°F
Daily Message

Forecasts are calling for a gorgeous sunny day, with a high near 75. Come take some mid-week laps from 10AM-4PM. With clear skies, be sure to join us for lunch at 8,200 ft at the Skyline Taphouse. We're only a few days away from the 5th annual Crafts N Cranks. Crafts N Cranks is a one-of-a-kind festival for mountain bikers, craft beer aficionados, and outdoor enthusiasts, featuring two days of bike competitions and beer tastings, with live music and a few carnival rides mixed in for fun at SoCal's home for year-round outdoor fun - Snow Summit. This is a FREE event for spectators on July 20-21. Wristbands for beer tasting or carnival rides are available for online purchase.

3-Day Forecast

Thu

75° 49°

Fri

76° 49°

Sat

79° 51°

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.

Looking for packages? Click "details" under each lesson options for more information on what is included in each package. Not all packages are available for online purchase.

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.

Monday - Sunday
  • 9:15AM - 12PM

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.

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

Saturday - Sunday, & Holidays
  • 9:15AM - 3:15PM
  • 10:30AM - 4:30PM (offered at Snow Summit only)
  • 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.

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

SaturdaySunday, & Holidays
  • 9:15AM - 3:15PM
  • 10:30AM - 4:30PM (offered at Snow Summit only)
  • 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

3. Night Session Lessons + 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.

Monday - Sunday
  • 9:15AM - 11:15AM
  • 11:15AM - 1:15PM
  • 2PM - 4PM
  • 4PM - 6PM* (Snow Summit only - restrictions apply)

Note
  • Lift tickets and equipment rentals are not included.
  • *Night session group lessons are for 1st & 2nd time beginners.
  • *Night session group lessons are not offered for online purchase. Night Session lessons must be purchased in-person or by calling 844.GO2.BEAR.
  • *Night sessions are only offered at Snow Summit on selected days.
    • All Saturdays that host Night Sessions. Check dates.
    • Holiday evenings (Sun., Jan. 20 and Sun., Feb. 17).
    • Every evening from Dec. 25 through Dec. 30 and Jan. 1 through Jan. 5.
  • Group lessons with fewer than three (3) participants will be reduced to one (1) hour.
  • To add additional hours to a lesson for a discounted cost, please call 844.GO2.BEAR or visit us in-person.

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 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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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% off group lessons. To redeem your discount, visit us in-person. Read more about passholder benefits.

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