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
  • 3.4
  • 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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  • 3

    Great bloodys, crummy food

    by Brandon Peters - 10th January 2014

    Pros: Close to southern california

    Cons: $75...WTF

    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 ... Full review

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  • 5

    A Must GoTo Resort in Socal

    by johnnyalonso - 23rd January 2013

    Pros: Fast lifts, well groomed, friendly service

    Cons: food & drink prices are ridiculous, parking sucks

    we had such a blast at big bear. boarded all day. lots of runs. fast lifts so the wait isnt too bad. everybody was pretty friendly working the lines. the lo... Full review

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  • 4

    Great Snowboarding in SoCal Reviewed By A Snowboarder

    by johnnyalonso - 2nd November 2010

    Pros: Close to San Diego, Nice Layout, Friendly Service

    Cons: Arrogant/rude boarders, way too crowded, slow lifts

    Ill start by saying we did enjoy our time at Bear, the one time we went mid week early in the morning for several hours. Living in San Diego, we can get to ... Full review

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  • 4

    Easily the best in SoCal

    by Crafton - 11th April 2010

    Pros: Great Terrain Park, Close to LA

    Cons: Crowds, Snow Quality, Hot Weather, Nightlife

    Yes I claim that Bear Mountain is the best resort in Southern California but before you plan your next trip there, being the best ski resort in SoCal is not... Full review

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  • 5

    Awesom place to be

    by Reaper - 4th February 2010

    Pros: Great slopes, plenty of jibs, jumps.

    Cons: Was a bit too crowded

    I've been up Bear almost every weekend this past Jan. I have not been let down one single time. There has been occasions where the access (driving wise) has... Full review

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  • 4

    terrain park mountain!

    by wolfman - 13th December 2009

    Pros: terrain park features everywhere

    Cons: man made snow

    Every single run has some kind of jib, jump, hip, box,tabletop,etc... Fun place to hurt oneself - I did! ... Full review

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