Bear Valley Ski Resort

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Located on Highway 4 between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite in the Central Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, Bear Valley Mountain Resort, CA, is a family-friendly resort that accommodates skiers and riders of all levels and abilities.

The resort is known for being a relaxing High Sierra escape complete with gorgeous views of the surrounding mountains. Great weather makes for long days on the slopes, but when it's time to call it quits, there are excellent lodging options near the resort. Lodging options include Bear Valley Lodge and a multitude of cabins and vacation rentals near the ski resort.

Where Is Bear Valley Mountain Resort Located?

Located in San Bernardino National Forest, it’s about a three hours’ drive from Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County. Many airlines service Los Angeles International Airport and San Diego International Airport. From there, you can drive to the ski resort. Once there, park in the parking lot. There is a free shuttle that goes between Bear Mountain and Snow Summit.

Plan Your Trip

Bear Valley Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

105"
65"
44"
22"
0"
0"
Nov
32"
Dec
87"
Jan
23"
Feb
26"
Mar

Terrain Overview

11%
Beginners Runs
41%
Intermediate Runs
45%
Advanced Runs
4%
Expert Runs
56
Runs in Total
1.2 mi
Longest Run
1043.9 ac
Skiable Terrain
100 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 10

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

Elevation

8500'
Summit
1900'
Vertical Drop
6600'
Base

Important Dates

November 27, 20212021/11/27

Projected Opening

April 17, 20222022/04/17

Projected Closing

142

Projected Days Open

165

Days Open Last Year

1967

Years Open

359"

Average Snowfall
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