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Bear Valley Resort Reviews

Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Bear Valley

Planning a ski trip to Bear Valley? 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 Valley 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 Valley review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience.
  • 3.3

A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.9
  • Intermediate
  • 3.9
  • Expert
  • 3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.8
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.4
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.7
  • Overall Value
  • 3.8

35 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (17)
  • 48
  • 4 Star Reviews (12)
  • 34
  • 3 Star Reviews (2)
  • 5
  • 2 Star Reviews (3)
  • 8
  • 1 Star Reviews (1)
  • 2

Helpful Highlights:

it is raining at bear today take your umbrella! notice they are not saying it is raining. nice? the griz opens maybe by 11 to one pm. (never groomed) after...

  • 3.3

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  • EdenP (12th February 2009)

    Went on a Friday and had a BLAST ! Front side faces east so it was a bit icy but rideable.Waited for the afternoon sun to turn the backside into slush and i...

  • thereporter (26th February 2008)

    it wasnt bad but their runs are very short. some runs u have to hike to get to and their chair lifts are hard to get to from the lodge. not a place to go sk...

  • belindajk (20th February 2008)

    Husband and I were there during a blizzard in late January and had a wonderful time. The people at the resort and the lodge/restaurant/bar staff were all fr...

  • anonymous_user (28th January 2008)

    We had a really great time. 2 kids (8/10) and husband and myself. It is an intermediate and expert skier's paradise. I'm an intermediate skier and the back ...

  • anonymous_user (25th January 2008)

    Awesome snow, great terrain, no lines, and friendly people - tough to beat combination. It has snowed 3 feet in the last week and the roads are well mainta...

  • anonymous_user (14th January 2008)

    We are going to Bear Valley for several years. It is always pleasant. This last weekend was no different. Snow was great, slopes were groomed. In spite of t...

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