Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Bear Mountain

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Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 2.2

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 42%
  • Beginner
  • 29%
  • Families
  • 35%
  • Intermediate
  • 45%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 35%
  • Advanced
  • 23%

Helpful Highlights:

I like the mountain, its location, the park, and the people who work there are great! But $75 lift tickets are outrageous! I would like to get up there a ...

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  • 4

    bear mountain!

    by 5luckyladybugs - 6th February 2009

    Pros: sweet terrain! 2 parks for the price of one!

    Cons: crappy drive up the mountain but worth it in the end

    i like hitting up bear has nice terrain features and runs for all different levels of snowboarding/skiing. i also like that one ticket gets y... Full review

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  • 3

    Bear Mountian

    by snowski21 - 20th January 2009

    Pros: Easy access, short lift lines, good weather

    Cons: not very ski friendly

    Bear mountain was really not my first choice, but over all it turned out alright. We got there right after a big snow storm so there was great powder and th... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Park

    by DangerousGround - 15th January 2009

    Pros: Great weather, park, and outside bar!

    Cons: Lift lines can be long

    Bear is a great local mountain with a fabulous park. Their is nothing better than enjoying a great day boarding and then putting down some cocktails at an o... Full review

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  • 1

    A BAD day at WORK is BETTER than a GOOD day at Bear Mountain.

    by govey80 - 17th December 2008

    Pros: It is a 2 1/2 hour drive from my house

    Cons: Fewer runs and more wanna-be snowboarders than overrated Snow Summit

    The only resort that I had been to in Big Bear was Snow Summit prior to last year. As disappoited as I had always been with the lack of challenging terrain... Full review

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  • 5

    Sick Snowboard Park

    by Cremesoduh - 1st December 2008

    Pros: Fun for pros/noons

    Cons: Pro/Noob ratio off-balance

    I learned to first snowboard here this place is sick the weather is perfect. People complain about the hot weather because they're not from around here. Wha... Full review

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  • 5

    my second home

    by urdumb22 - 1st December 2008

    Pros: awesome park

    Cons: to much hot weather

    bear mtn is probably one of the best mtns iv been to it has a really good park and its always different when i go theres always something new... Full review

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