Today

46°F
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Forecasts are calling for sunny skies with a daytime high near 52F. Snow Summit will operate today from 9AM-4PM. Starting tomorrow, Dec. 13, Bear Mountain will be open daily.

Night Sessions will not be available Dec. 13 & 14 so our operations teams can take advantage of the prime snowmaking conditions and continue to provide the best snow conditions in SoCal.

With the season off to a record-setting start, now is the time to purchase a 2019/20 season pass. Buy online before Dec. 23 and save up to $100. Purchase a season pass online. Today is the last day to purchase an Ikona Pass. Starting Dec. 13, 2019/20 Ikon Pass and Ikon Base Pass are no longer available for purchase. Purchase a season pass online

3-Day Forecast

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57° 36°

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57° 34°

Sat

48° 26°

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THE BASICS

Big Bear Mountain Resort's Terrain Parks are perennially rated among the best in the country thanks to our award-winning Park Crew’s dedication to constantly push the limit of what’s possible when it comes to park progression.

From our Skill Builder Park to the Red Bull Plaza, our terrain parks cater to riders of all ability levels with unique features and layouts that are constantly pushing the progression of the sport. Whether you're new to riding, a park pro, or somewhere in-between, BBMR is the place for we've got it all right here on two mountains.

Below is a list of terms to know before you hit the park.

WHAT IS A TERRAIN PARK?


Similar to a skate park, a terrain park is a designated area or run with rails, jibs, and other features for skiers and snowboarders.

WHAT ARE JIBS?


Jibs are any type of feature in a terrain park that can be ridden on with skis or a snowboard.

Common types of jibs:
BENCHES & TABLES

BENCHES & TABLES


Built to resemble a park bench or picnic table, these features provide multiple sliding surfaces and are typically designed for more intermediate and advanced riders.

BOXES

BOXES


Similar to a rail, but wider with squared edges, boxes may be partially or fully submerged in snow.

KINK

KINK


A box or rail with one or more changes in direction or elevation.

TUBES

TUBES


A large diameter metal pipe with a rounded top, tubes are great introductory features for riders who want to advance to rails and barrels.

POLE JAM

POLE JAM


A rail attached to a jump at an upward angle.

C-RAIL

C-RAIL


An arched box or rail.

RAILS

RAILS


A long, narrow feature, similar to a staircase handrail, that may have a rounded or flat surface, that is used to slide (a.k.a., “grind”) on.

S-RAIL

S-RAIL


An s-shaped box or rail.

WALL RIDE

WALL RIDE


A wall-like feature with broad surfaces for grinding.

WHAT ARE JUMPS?


Terrain park jumps can vary greatly in size and difficulty. In contrast to jibs, which are typically manufactured off-site, jumps are usually made entirely of snow.

Common types of jumps:
HIP

HIP


A jump with a landing perpendicular to the takeoff.

SPINE

SPINE


A jump with two landings perpendicular to the take off.

STEP-UP

STEP-UP


A jump with a higher landing than the takeoff.

TABLE TOP

TABLE TOP


A jump with a flat top like a table.

WHAT ARE PIPES?


Pipes are some of the most iconic features in skiing/snowboarding, borrowing their shape and design from skateboarding ramps, but on a much grander scale.

Types of pipes:
4' MINI PIPE

4' MINI PIPE


A short, banked out cylinder resembling a cross section of a swimming pool, with walls and landing decks on either side and a flat transition area at the bottom. Mini pipe lengths, transition widths, and wall heights may vary.

13' HALFPIPE

13' HALFPIPE


A long, hollowed out cylinder resembling a cross section of a swimming pool, with walls and landing decks on either side and a flat transition area at the bottom. Halfpipe lengths, transition widths, and wall heights may vary.

18' STANDARD PIPE

18' STANDARD PIPE


A long, hollowed out cylinder resembling a cross section of a swimming pool, with walls and landing decks on either side and a flat transition area at the bottom. Standard pipe lengths, transition widths, and wall heights may vary.