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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
  • 3.7
  • Intermediate
  • 3.9
  • Expert
  • 2.8
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.1
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.2
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.6
  • Overall Value
  • 3.9

39 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (19)
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  • 4 Star Reviews (12)
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  • 3 Star Reviews (4)
  • 10
  • 2 Star Reviews (3)
  • 7
  • 1 Star Reviews (1)
  • 2

Helpful Highlights:

Great for family skiing...

  • 3.4

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  • 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 ...

  • Dusty (17th March 2010)

    Just love Bear. I learned there and it's a great spot for variety. theres everything from fast runs to steep powder. ...

  • buonasera23 (17th March 2010)

    Been skiing here since the late 70s. Nice little place ,short lines, friendly people. More grooming and I'd go more often. Especially if they groom the lowe...

  • edumanig (17th March 2010)

    There's a lot of good stuff in this resort. 1. Traffic is very predictable from 680 and 580, unlike going Tahoe coming back is always busy in Sacramento ...

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