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Related Regions: Big Bear Lake, Sierra Nevada, Southern California, California, United States, North America

Overview

Snow Summit is a sister mountain of nearby Big Bear Mountain Resort (about 3 miles away), offering its own appeal to Southern California skiers and riders. Founded in 1948, Snow Summit is home to 240 acres of skiable terrain, 31 trails and offers convenient access to nearby lake activities.

The mountain resort sits at an elevation of 7,000 feet in the San Bernadino Mountains, grants access to varied terrain via 14 lifts and provides an average 100 inches of annual snowfall. The top elevation of 8,200 feet gives skiers and riders access to 1,200 feet of vertical drop. Other on-mountain activities include a tube park, climbing wall and night skiing.

Snow Summit’s base area rests within one mile of Big Bear Lake and is a two-hour drive from Los Angeles. Snow Summit is a convenient option for flyers thanks to its close proximity to Ontario International Airport, which is located 60 miles west of the ski area.

The summer months provide the perfect weather for mountain biking on Snow Summit’s lift-served bike park. The mountain resort offers bike rentals and summer season passes for die-hard bike riders.

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Elevation

  • 8200ft
    Summit
  • 1200ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 7000ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 0
  • 4
  • 5
  • 5
  • 16
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    19%

  • Intermediate Runs

    48%

  • Advanced Runs

    26%

  • Expert Runs

    7%

  • Runs

    27

  • Terrain Parks

    6

  • Night Skiing

    150 ac

  • Longest Run

    1.2 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    240 ac

  • Snow Making

    240 ac

More Info

Restaurant, deli, and cafeteria. Ski (ages 4 to adult) and snowboard (ages 6 to adult) school and rentals, demo center, test center, and sports shop.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/16/201804/20/2019
  • Projected Days Open
    130
  • Years Open
    67
  • Average Snowfall
    100"

Best Snow Summit Hotels

Hotel Exterior
40472 Big Bear Blvd Big Bear Lake, 92315
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* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
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40797 Lakeview Drive Big Bear Lake, 92315
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
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39471 Big Bear Lake Blvd Big Bear Lake, 92315
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

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Snow Summit Reviews

Carter
2nd April 20194
crowded, decent town to stay in, pricey, okay conditions sometimes rare snowFull review
Robert
15th February 20191
Horrible experience. Signed my son up for 6hr lesson which also included them giving him lunch. After a few hours instructor told...Full review
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Contact Info

  • Snow Summit

    P.O. Box 77

    92315 Big Bear Lake

    California

    United States


    Phone: 844-GO2-BEAR

    info@bbmr.com

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