Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Bear Mountain

Planning a ski trip to Bear Mountain? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Bear Mountain stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Bear Mountain review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

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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  • 5

    Bear

    by KevinGab - 7th October 2009

    Pros: amazing park, great powder runs when snowy.

    Cons: Expensive Food

    Most amazing park for southern california. Great mountain for kids who love a sick park. Terrain always kept good and up to par. Jumps are perfectly shap... Full review

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  • 4

    Good resort

    by Burtoncustomjon - 27th August 2009

    Pros: Great park

    Cons: expensive food long lift lines crowded runs

    Great park features it was voted best in usa by transworld snowboarding magazine. Runs are ok, food is expensive 8 bucks for a mini pizza! The lines are way... Full review

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  • 4

    New High Speed Quad on backside rocks!

    by Newsportfan - 17th March 2009

    Pros: Foot rest for 4 on the Quad, excellant grooming

    Cons: no more grill to cook burgers on

    Hi All: Just returned from a week of calm sunshine, minimal lift lines and 10 feet of well groomed packed power at good Old Bear Valley, CA. We sta... Full review

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  • 4

    Bear

    by recyclbin327 - 16th March 2009

    Pros: good well taken care of park

    Cons: crowds on weekends or gapers

    Fun little place. A nice escape from LA. Ive been going there since i was a kid and its really turned into the Park ski resort on the west coast. Youl find ... Full review

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  • 5

    Heaven sent weather

    by Reaper - 12th February 2009

    Pros: Not Crowded, new snow, most runs open

    Cons: Road closure.

    Went up Feb 11th, after the storm system came through. The day was nice and sunny w/ no wind. Wasn't crowded but I'm pretty sure that was due to the 330 bei... Full review

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  • 4

    bear mountain resort

    by higher.one - 9th February 2009

    Pros: awesome terrain park and a bunch of fun runs for everyone!!

    Cons: a bit too crowded at times and short seasons

    i love bear mountain!!!! in my opinion it has the best terrain park in california. if you are from the I.E. or orange county this is the resort for you!!! ... Full review

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