Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Big Bear

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Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.7
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 14%
  • Beginner
  • 21%
  • Families
  • 50%
  • Intermediate
  • 43%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 21%
  • Advanced
  • 14%

Helpful Highlights:

We have been to Ski Big Bear on three separate occasions, but usually stay for a couple days each time. I love this mountain because it is not too daunting...

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  • 5

    The Best Kept Secret in the Poconos

    by craigmcg - 29th January 2009

    Pros: This is the place to avoid the lines and SIMPLYENJOY!

    Cons: They should grow their resort even bigger.

    Big Bear is PROFESSIONALLY run. this place is all about their "clients". Clients, not "customers" because they want you to come back every year. I've been e... Full review

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  • 4

    Big Bear Review

    by gunny - 6th January 2007

    Pros: Short drive, great lodge, descent terrain park

    Cons: could use more vertical on a powder day

    Big bear is a great family place to ski. Season passes are cheap and besides Holiday weekends slopes are not overcrowded. Lifts are alittle slow but why you... Full review

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  • 4

    Great Mountain To Learn On

    by ryanscottmac - 1st December 2010

    Pros: Scenery, Easy Runs, New Lodge, Not Crowded

    Cons: Short Vertical, Slow Lifts, Expensive

    4 out of 5 for what this mountain offers: A great experience for beginners. It's a summit-based lodge, so there's no lift lines crowding the lodge area a... Full review

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  • 4

    A Family Friendly Resort Well Siuted For Beginners

    by Willie D. - 4th February 2010

    Pros: Excellent Instructors; Friendly Staff; Easy Terrain

    Cons: Lack of Advanced Terrain; No Bumps; Crowded Bar

    Ski-Big Bear at Masthope Mountain is one of the lesser known Pocono resorts. Located far from the I-80 corridor that is home to several of the more well-kno... Full review

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  • 4

    Big Bear Review

    by anonymous_user - 18th January 2008

    Pros:

    Cons:

    A great family ski place, not for the super skier, but still challenging enough for the rest of us.One thing they do need is a drop spot on the lifts for ... Full review

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  • 3

    Big Bear Review

    by anonymous_user - 3rd January 2007

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    I do not believe the 12/28/06 post is about Big Bear in PA, perhaps Montana? This Big Bear is a small family oriented place. They have a nice brand new lo... Full review

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