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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.
  • 3.4

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
  • 3.8
  • Expert
  • 2.8
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.8
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.4
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.7
  • Overall Value
  • 3.7

36 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (18)
  • 50
  • 4 Star Reviews (12)
  • 33
  • 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...

  • 3.4

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  • Johnny Volk (19th February 2013)

    Loved Bear Valley! Took a day trip up from the Bay Area with a group of 4 and we had a great time. Lift lines weren't long at all, and the Grizzly Bowl was ...

  • rmg (22nd December 2012)

    We Love Bear Valley! My kids and I have learned how to snowboard here. We keep coming back for easy access, no lines, great, friendly people, and a fun sn...

  • aspen3200 (11th January 2012)

    This is now becoming a joke. Where is the snow? Ski Resorts in West Virginia have better snow conditions than California. Much like last year, the snow will...

  • Tina (27th January 2011)

    Don't know what happened to "Mr. Horrible", but BV is the best deal in the Sierra. On the cheaper side AND two HUGE benefits: (1) no lines, unless you cal...

  • djgray (26th March 2010)

    This resort has no vertical!!! runs are even shorter!!! you have to hike a lot to get around!!! no fun!!! not family friendly. not a good experience!...

  • brynd (23rd March 2010)

    I have skied for 40 yrs. I was a ski rat a Squaw for many years in my teens. Done Tahoe, been there , done that. Bear Valley is absolutely one of the best ...

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