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. 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
  • 4.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 61.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Nightlife
  • 2.1

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 35%
  • Beginner
  • 35%
  • Families
  • 48%
  • Intermediate
  • 39%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 30%
  • Advanced
  • 39%

Helpful Highlights:

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 ...

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  • 4

    The nice Hill on HWY 4

    by zakk - 9th March 2009

    Pros: short lines, diverse terrain

    Cons: short runs, not much terrain

    I've spent a bunch of days at Bear Valley with various free tickets and this and that. There really isn't anything it does really well or really bad. Its ... Full review

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  • 5

    Loved It

    by EdenP - 12th February 2009

    Pros: short lines,sweet backside

    Cons: slow lifts,lodge needs improvement.

    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... Full review

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  • 3

    Bear Valley Review

    by thereporter - 26th February 2008

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    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... Full review

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  • 4

    Bear Valley Review

    by belindajk - 20th February 2008

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    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... Full review

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  • 5

    Bear Valley Review

    by anonymous_user - 28th January 2008

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    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 ... Full review

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  • 5

    Bear Valley Review

    by anonymous_user - 25th January 2008

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    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... Full review

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