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The 2019/20 season is almost here. Get your season pass before Dec. 22 and save up to $100. With the best snow conditions, longest season, and most rideable terrain in Southern California, alpine good times at BBMR are just a few weeks away. Buy now and pick up your pass at the Snow Summit Guest Services office, Monday, Nov. 18 - Friday, Nov. 22, from 8AM-4PM. BUY ONLINE.

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2019/20 Snow Summit Opening Day

Date / Time
Nov 28 / 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Snow Summit


We are excited to announced that Snow Summit's opening day for the 2019/20 winter season is on Thursday, November 28, 2019.

Dust off your skis or board because opening day at Snow Summit is scheduled for Thurs., Nov. 28, 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 29, and is expected to open daily starting Fri., Dec 13. Bear Mountain Anytime season passes are valid at Snow Summit through Thurs., Dec. 12.


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 28.

Opening Day Lift Tickets
Get on the hill with 20% savings on all lift tickets when you purchase at least 72 hours in advance.


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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2019/20 Bear Mountain Opening Day

Nov 29 / 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 29, 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.