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Located in the San Bernardino Mountains, Big Bear Mountain Resort is a year-round destination for high energy outdoor experiences. Revered for its skiing and snowboarding in the winter, and home to Southern California's only lift-served hiking and mountain biking during the summer months.

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Snow Summit | 2019/20 Winter Opening Day

Date / Time
Nov 15 / 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location
Snow Summit

SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON WEATHER AND CONDITIONS.


We are excited to announced that Snow Summit's opening day for the 2019/20 winter season is on Friday, November 15, 2019.

Dust off your skis or board because opening day at Snow Summit is scheduled for Fri., Nov. 15, with daily operations. Lifts will start spinning at 9AM on Chair 8 accessing the Beginner Area and Chair 1 accessing Miracle Mile (see trail maps). During opening weekend, we will be operating the Snow Summit tickets windows 1 hour before chairlifts (check full operating schedule/hours). 

Bear Mountain is scheduled to open weekends only starting Fri., Nov 22, and is expected to open daily starting Fri., Dec 6. Bear Mountain Anytime season passes are valid at Snow Summit through Dec., 6.

SHOP SEASON PASSES

Schedule is subject to change based on weather and conditions. Quick overview of upcoming dates:

Friday, Nov. 15
(Snow Summit Opening Day)
9AM – 4PM (Ticket windows open at 8AM)
Saturday, Nov. 16 – Sunday, Nov. 17 8:30AM – 4PM (Ticket windows open at 7:30AM)
Monday, Nov. 18 – Thursday, Nov. 21 9AM – 4PM (Ticket windows open at 8AM)
Friday, Nov. 22
(Bear Mountain Opening Day)
8:30AM – 4PM (Ticket windows open at 7:30AM)
Saturday, Nov 23 – Sunday, Nov. 24
(Thanksgiving Weekend/Holiday)
8:30AM – 4PM(Ticket windows open at 7:30AM)

View full the hours of operations.

Dining
Start your day off right with a Starbucks brew at Ironwood Coffee, located near the main lodge in the base area at Snow Summit. Feeling hungry? Enjoy breakfast or classic comfort food at Oakfire Grill, or treat yourself at the rustic chalet, Hawks '52, which includes a full bar, specializing in fine whiskeys. Dining locations are open 30 minutes prior to chairlifts. Check hours.

Opening Day T-Shirts
Get a free limited edition Opening Day t–shirt with any retail purchase of $75 or more at Big Bear Sports at Snow Summit, while supplies last. Opening Day shirts will also be on sale for $25/ea, limited quantities available so get yours early on November 15.

Opening Day Lift Tickets Special
Get on the hill for only $49 on Nov. 15 at Snow Summit.

PURCHASE LIFT TICKETS ONLINE

Didn't Receive Your BBMR or Ikon Pass Yet?
Find out where to pick up your pass so you can get on the slopes quickly. If you still need to purchase a pass, buy it online to hit the hill faster.

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Bear Mountain | 2019/20 Winter Opening Day

Nov 22 / 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON WEATHER AND CONDITIONS. We are excited to announced that Bear Mountain's opening day for the 2019/20 winter season is on Friday, November 22, 2019. Lifts will start spinning at 8:30AM on on Chair 9 accessing Upper Park Run, Expressway, Gulch, Lower Park Run and Chair 7 accessing Inspiration.