Experience the most thrilling outdoor adventures in Big Bear Lake this winter! Indulge yourself in the snow activities that Big Bear Lake’s Snow Summit and Bear Mountain have to offer.
As the trendiest skiing hotspots in Southern California, both resorts are the ideal destinations for families on vacation and friends who travel to escape the boring kind of cold in the urban cities. Snow Summit and Bear Mountain’s kind of cold is magnificent white snow all around—ready to provide fun and enjoyment to skiing enthusiasts of all ages.
Both resorts have a state-of-the-art snowmaking system, making them able to create great snow conditions throughout the year. With more than 240 acres of skiable terrain for Snow Summit and more than 748 acres for Bear Mountain, Big Bear Lake’s skiing gems are more than capable of satisfying ski lovers of all skill levels—from giddy amateurs to professional athletes.
Skiing and Snowboarding
Because of their amazing snowmaking system, Snow Summit and Bear Mountain are available for skiing and snowboarding anytime, but winter is always the highlight of the year. Here’s a trivia: Snow Summit has more than 560 hydrants, 330 snow guns, and 40 fans that can convert 6,000 gallons of water to fantastic, sparkling snow!
Pros will mostly love Bear Mountain as it has always been innovating its facilities and services to accommodate the snow sports industry. It has enjoyable terrain parks like Skill Builder Park and Red Bull Plaza that can thrill all types of skiers and snowboarders.
Here’s something the entire family will definitely enjoy—snow tubing! You may be in Big Bear for skiing or snowboarding, but be sure to visit Snow Summit’s Grizzly Ridge Tube Park as well. Everyone, from kids to adults, can jump right into these high-speed snow tubes and zoom their way into the vast snow expanse.
After all the extreme skiing and snowboarding, you might want a little break and take a lift ride at Snow Summit. The resort has a lift system that has 14 lifts! Every ride will give you the feeling that you are on top of the world—not to mention the view from up there is spectacular.
Ski and Snowboard Lessons
Beginners or even those without ski experience can still have a slice of fun. Bear Mountain offers various skiing and snowboarding lessons such as private lessons for all ages, pioneer lessons for ages three to four, explorer lessons for ages five to seven, adventure lessons for ages eight to twelve, and adult group lessons for ages 13 and above. They also have an adaptive ski school for all types of adaptive athletes.
Night Sessions and Movie Moments
With Snow Summit’s night session, skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts can dance in the snow under the starry night sky. This activity is extremely enjoyable when done in groups. The resort also hosts movies in the meadow, where visitors can enjoy a relaxing night of movies. Admission for this activity is—yep—free!
Drive to Southern California this winter and get that well-deserved Big Bear mountain retreat! You and your family and friends can rent an affordable cabin in Big Bear that is near Snow Summit and Bear Mountain, so quality fun time and exciting outdoor snow activities are just within your reach!