Enjoy Panoramic Views of Big Bear Valley

Lift + Lunch Packages Available
Enjoy panoramic views of the Big Bear Valley on a mile-long ascent through the San Bernardino National Forest on Snow Summit's Scenic Sky Chair before arriving at the mountaintop (elevation 8,200 feet). While at the top, some activities offered includes:

  • Big Bear’s only mountaintop dining at the top of Chair 1 (elevation 8,200 feet), featuring outdoor BBQ, kids' favorites, and amazing vistas. Bundle a round-trip lift ticket into a Lift + Lunch Package to save!
  • Home to some of Southern California’s best hiking, from leisurely mountaintop laps with picturesque lake views to an extensive network of Forest Service trails featuring breathtaking views of SoCal's tallest mountain, Mt. San Gorgonio (elevation 11,500 feet).
  • A free outdoor adventure area for kids (ages 5-12) at the top of Chair 1 behind Skyline Taphouse with natural features like logs, ropes, and other obstacles.

Scenic Sky Chair tickets purchased in advance receives direct-to-lift access to reduce guest wait times and congestion at the Snow Summit ticket windows. All direct-to-lift tickets have been assigned individual barcodes that are non-transferable and may not be duplicated.
DatesHours
October - JuneClosed
June - SeptemberMonday – Friday, 10AM-4PM
Saturday – Sunday, 10AM-5PM
September - OctoberFriday, 10AM-4PM
Saturday – Sunday, 10AM-5PM
The Scenic Sky Chair is typically open to the public during summer operations from mid-May through October. Hours and availability subject to change any time.
Scenic Sky Chair rides are located on Chair 1.
    • Round-Trip Tickets

      The Scenic Sky Chair is free for kids & seniors and starts at $25 for adults. One (1) round-trip ride on the Scenic Sky Chair will give riders access to the top of the mountain (8,200 feet) and back down to the base area.
      Family on Sky Chair Family on Sky Chair
      Adult (Ages 23-64)

      One (1) round-trip ride on the Scenic Sky Chair, with access to the top of the mountain (8,200 feet).

      Scenic Sky Chair lift tickets will go on sale May 2022.

      Two kids on Sky Chair Two kids on Sky Chair
      Youth Adult (Ages 13-22)

      One (1) round-trip ride on the Scenic Sky Chair, with access to the top of the mountain (8,200 feet).

      Scenic Sky Chair lift tickets will go on sale May 2022.

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      Senior (Ages 65+)

      One (1) round-trip ride on the Scenic Sky Chair, with access to the top of the mountain (8,200 feet).

      Scenic Sky Chair lift tickets will go on sale May 2022.

      Compare Prices


      Climbing Ticket Bungee Ticket Zip Ticket Jump Ticket Tube Ticket Throttle Ticket Scenic Sky Chair Ticket Day Pass Lunch Deal
      Price Range $17-$25 $17-$25 $17-$25 $17-$25 $17-$25 $17-$25 $25-$35 $39-$54 $48-$63
      Climbing Wall 3 Routes Unlimited Day Access Unlimited Day Access
      Euro Bungee 3 Minutes Unlimited Day Access Unlimited Day Access
      Zip Line 1 Zip Unlimited Day Access Unlimited Day Access
      Quick Jump Free Fall 1 Jump Unlimited Day Access Unlimited Day Access
      Grizzly Ridge Tube Park 2 Runs Unlimited Day Access Unlimited Day Access
      Kids Full Throttle 2 Runs Unlimited Day Access Unlimited Day Access
      Scenic Sky Chair Rides 1-Round Trip Unlimited Day Access Unlimited Day Access
      Summit Mining Co. Add-On for only $7 Add-On for only $7
      Lunch Includes Lunch


      Product and pricing subject to change at anytime.
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      Adult (Ages 23-64)

      One (1) round-trip ride on the Scenic Sky Chair, with access to the top of the mountain (8,200 feet), and lunch at Skyline Taphouse or Bighorn Smokehouse.

      Packages will go on sale May 2022.

      Kids eating lunch Kids eating lunch
      Youth Adult (Ages 13-22)

      One (1) round-trip ride on the Scenic Sky Chair, with access to the top of the mountain (8,200 feet), and lunch at Skyline Taphouse or Bighorn Smokehouse.

      Packages will go on sale May 2022.

      Lunch tables at Skyline Taphouse Lunch tables at Skyline Taphouse
      Senior (Ages 65+)

      One (1) round-trip ride on the Scenic Sky Chair, with access to the top of the mountain (8,200 feet), and lunch at Skyline Taphouse or Bighorn Smokehouse.

      Packages will go on sale May 2022.

      Lift + Lunch Packages are not available for children.
    • Kids & Seniors Ride Free

      A Lift Ticket Must Be Picked Up at the Ticket Windows


      Child (Ages 4 & under)
      Children ages 4 and under ride the Scenic Sky Chair and Mountain Bike Park for free. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
      Child (Ages 5-12)
      Get up to 2 free round trip Scenic Sky Chair lift tickets for kids, ages 5-12, per paying adult. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
      PLEASE NOTE: Offer not valid for Summit Bike Park access.
      Child (Ages 80+)
      Seniors ages 80+ ride the Scenic Sky Chair and Mountain Bike Park for free.
    Skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, and other outdoor activities have inherent risks that may result in property damage, personal injury, or death. GUESTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY AND ASSUME ALL INHERENT RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. All guests must follow the Big Bear Mountain Resort rules of conduct and NSAA Responsibility Code. Visit the Safety page for complete details. Lift tickets and season passes may be suspended or revoked without refund at any time for failure to comply with resort rules, misconduct, nuisance, reckless behavior, or fraudulent use. Anyone attempting to use a lift ticket or season pass fraudulently or in a manner for which it is not intended is subject to prosecution under California Penal Code 537(b). Facilities under permit from the U.S. Forest Service.

    ON MOUNTAIN EMERGENCY HOTLINE:
    909.866.2447 or call 911.
    Guests may change or cancel lift ticket, lesson, rental, or activity reservations up to 3 full days prior to the scheduled date for a full refund. Changes or cancellations made within 3 days, up until the day prior to the scheduled date, will result in an Activity Change Voucher being issued for the full value of the activity cost (no fee). Same-day changes, cancellations, or failure to show up to your activity will result in a full forfeit of your payment.

    Learn more about Activity Change Vouchers.

    NOTE: Season lengths may vary annually and are subject to change based on weather conditions, guest wellbeing, and other extenuating circumstances.
    Lift Tickets


    Lift tickets are non-transferable and are not for resale. Violators may be prosecuted under California Penal Code 537 PC.

    Lessons


    To ensure the safety of our guests and employees, all ski, snowboard, and bike lessons at Big Bear Mountain Resort must be booked with a certified, BBMR instructor. Anyone found offering/selling or purchasing a 3rd party/non-BBMR lesson at BBMR will forfeit their resort access, including lift privileges, and be subject to prosecution, pursuant to California Penal Code 537 PC.
    To provide a safe and enjoyable experience, guests are expected to adhere to all posted safety guidelines, staff instructions, and demonstrate respect for others and the environment during their visit.

    Read the Safety & Conduct Policy.
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