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
  • 3.4
  • 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

    Bear Mountain Review

    by anonymous_user - 14th February 2007

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    Big Bear is great if you are looking for a snow park; not for long runs! Great job building jumps and other features. Do a good job, considering man-made sn... Full review

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  • 3

    Bear Mountain Review

    by anonymous_user - 31st December 2007

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    Bear Mountain is a "decent" place to ski. I just moved to so cal from New England and this place was a horrible surprise. Basically Bear Mountain is on p... 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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  • 3

    Bear Mountain Review

    by anonymous_user - 6th January 2007

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    Snowsports Schools are excellent for learning. Weekends and holidays are a zoo. Use caution in terrain areas if you are not there for the "Park" experience.... Full review

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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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  • 3

    Bear Mountain Review

    by anonymous_user - 12th October 2007

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    750 acres includes everything in the trees that is not just trail area. Summit next door has more actual trail area, but lists less. That being said there i... Full review

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