Bear Mountain Ski Resort

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Located in Southern California’s San Bernardino Mountains, Bear Mountain offers a 200-acre winter playground for skiers and snowboarders. Along with Snow Summit, Bear Mountain makes up the Big Bear Mountain Resort.

With 85% of Bear Mountain covered by over 200 freestyle features, the mountain features over 165 beginner to advanced rails, boxes, walls and other features and 4 pipes (8 foot, 13 foot, 18 foot and a Jib Pipe) that include Southern California’s only Superpipe, along with Bear Mountain’s Skill Builder Parks geared toward freestyle skiers with beginner skills.

Where Is Bear Mountain Located?

The easiest way to get to the mountain is by car, either your own or a rental. It’s about two and a half hours from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) depending on traffic.

Plan Your Trip

Bear Mountain Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

90"
56"
38"
19"
0"
0"
Nov
1"
Dec
75"
Jan
4"
Feb
30"
Mar

Terrain Overview

20%
Beginners Runs
33%
Intermediate Runs
33%
Advanced Runs
13%
Expert Runs
15
Runs in Total
1.5 mi
Longest Run
123 ac
Skiable Terrain
198 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 12

0
Gondolas & Trams
0
Eight Person Lifts
0
High Speed Sixes
2
High Speed Quads
1
Quad Chairs
2
Triple Chairs
3
Double Chairs
4
Surface Lifts

Elevation

8805'
Summit
1665'
Vertical Drop
7140'
Base

Important Dates

November 23, 20212021/11/23

Projected Opening

May 29, 20222022/05/29

Projected Closing

135

Projected Days Open

122

Days Open Last Year

1943

Years Open

100"

Average Snowfall
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