User-Generated Reviews for Bear Valley

Browse our collection of user-generated reviews of Bear Valley to better plan your ski trip. Bear Valley reviews are sorted by Overall Rating, Downhill Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly.

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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  • 5

    Did WInter Forget About Us???

    by aspen3200 - 11th January 2012

    Pros: No Lines, Hidden gem

    Cons: No Snow so far! But thats all CA!

    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... Full review

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  • 5

    Bear Valley Review

    by anonymous_user - 25th January 2008

    Pros:

    Cons:

    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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  • 5

    Snowcat skiing with lifts

    by brynd - 24th November 2009

    Pros: Powder all day long

    Cons: Have to get the Lower Mountain Open ASAP

    I've skied for more than 40 years now. Done Tahoe, Squaw Valley, Alpine, etc. and now I am a season pass holder at Bear Valley. This is the best "little" re... Full review

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  • 5

    Trees

    by coastsider - 17th March 2010

    Pros: no peope, short drive , good snow

    Cons: slow lifts, short runs and no jumps at the terrain park.

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

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  • 5

    Bear Valley Review

    by anonymous_user - 28th January 2008

    Pros:

    Cons:

    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

    Family Friendly, No Frills, Just Fun

    by rmg - 22nd December 2012

    Pros: Great Value, Friendly Staff

    Cons: Short season

    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... Full review

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