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Bear Mountain… you have to experience it to believe it! Whether you’re just learning to ski or ride, moving up to intermediate shred status or bringing your professional style to the slopes, Bear has something for you. This nearly 200 acre winter playground offers upwards of 130 beginner to advanced jibs including a huge variety of rails, boxes and walls, 150+ snow features of all shapes and size s, and Southern California’s only Superpipe. Our park development team is committed to the design, construction and constant maintenance of a creative park system with endless options. The Bear Mountain vibe is contagious, hit up the hike-able base area park known as “The Scene,” have a cold beer or a warm drink at the Beach Bar, and shop for the latest gear in the Ice Box at this youth focused, full-service mountain resort. Still want more? Jump on the Inter-Resort Express Shuttle and head next door to check out Snow Summit’s Westridge Terrain Park. It’s here that you can ski or snowboard into the night under the lights.

In-ground Superpipe
    Length: 580 feet
    Width: 77 feet
    Walls: 18 feet high
    
In-ground standard halfpipe
    Length: 400 feet
    Width: 55 feet
    Walls: 12 feet high
    
Multi skill-level jumps and jibs all around the mountain
Jumps (hips, step-downs, spines, rolls, S-turns, quarterpipes)
Jibs (a variety of rails, boxes, wall rides and other custom creations)
Signature jumps (hips & step-downs built into natural terrain)
The Scene (base area setup of signature jibs, rails & boxes)
    
Snowmaking - Covers 198 acres,  100% of developed terrain, System can convert up to 6,000 gallons of water per minute into snow,  3-5 feet of snow is made on 100% of the developed terrain annually

Jumps and Pipes -  Some of our pro team riders learned right here at Big Bear Mountain Resorts where we have beginner to advanced features. No matter what level skier or snowboarder you are, Bear Mountain has jumps of every shape and size for all ages and abilities that will allow you to advance at your own pace. Spines, hips, transfers, cheese wedges, rollers and bumps are just a few of the types of jumps you can expect at Bear as well as Southern California’s only Superpipe. Stretching nearly 600 feet long, 77 feet wide and 18 feet deep, you can drop in and jet out all the way back to the lift line. A standard halfpipe is also available to sharpen your pipe-riding skills.
      
Jibs - During the off-season, Park Staff builds and maintains all of our terrain park features to make sure they are in perfect form for the coming winter. The rails, boxes, signature jibs and other unique beginner to advanced features at Bear provide the perfect framework for all your jibbing needs. Our park staff and pro team regularly test our evolving jib collection to ensure the features in THE PARK are all-time!
 
The Scene - The Scene is located just out front of the 13,000 sq ft sundeck. Have a drink, grab a bite and then go hike! New freestyle features such as our signature jibs, boxes, rails, logs, and tanks are typically introduced in The Scene before they are laid out on the mountain. Park Staff rolls out new creations throughout the season to give you something new to look for each time you hit the snow.
       
The Team – Bear Mountain’s best Pro and local riders
       
Steeps & Canyons – 1,700 vertical feet of top-to-bottom beginner-through-expert terrain spanning four mountain peaks. Backcountry terrain available by way of Bear’s resort boundaries when conditions permit
Summit Nights – Night riding at Snow Summit only
Terrain Park Safety – Safe tips and videos clips
    
Lodging & Dining
Big Bear Mountain Resorts and the Big Bear Lake Resort Association offer all of the luxuries long distance travelers are accustomed to but at the convenience of being close to home. Big Bear is a unique alpine mountain destination located in the San Bernardino Mountains, which is only a short drive and less than a tank of gas round trip. Enjoy a day of boarding and skiing at one or both full service resorts.

The Big Bear Lake Resort Association will assist you in choosing lodging from Bed and Breakfasts to Cabin Rentals where you can rest your head for another fun filled day on the snow. For Lift and Lodging Package information, please contact 800-4-BIG-BEAR or visit BigBear.com.

Bear Mountain Address
880 Summit Blvd / POB 77
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
San Bernardino Mountains
General Info: 909.866.5766
Reservations: 909.866.5841
Snow Report: 800-BEARMTN
Area:
748 Total permit acres
198 Developed acres
550 Accessible undeveloped acres of natural terrain (Deer, Goldmine & Bow Canyons)

12 Total mountain lifts:
2 High-speed quad chairs
1 quad chair
2 Triple chairs
4 Double chairs
3 Moving carpet lifts

4 Mountain Peaks:
Bear Peak: 8,805 feet
Silver Mountain: 8,560 feet
Goldmine Mountain: 8,440 feet
Showdown Mountain: 8,000 feet

Elevations:
Top elevation: 8,805 feet
Base elevation: 7,140 feet
Vertical drop: 1,665 feet
Uphill capacity: 16,590 per hour
Rideable miles: 17

Terrain difficulty:
15% first-time beginner
15% low intermediate
40% intermediate
30% advanced

Longest run:
Geronimo: 1 ½ miles

Annual snowfall average:
100 Inches,

Phone: 909-866-5766

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Announcing Alterra Mountain Company A Family Of 12 Iconic Mountain Destinations In North America Formed By Affiliates Of Ksl Capital Partners And Henry Crown And Company

Snowboarding News: Transworld Snowboarding | Monday January 15, 2018

Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain, Bear Mountain, and many more are under new ownership. The post Announcing Alterra Mountain Company: A Family of 12 Iconic Mountain Destinations in North America appeared first on TransWorld SNOWboarding. Shared by: Transworld Snowboarding Read Article...

2018 Air Style Qualifiers And Concert This Weekend At Big Bear

Snowboarding News: Transworld Snowboarding | Wednesday January 03, 2018

Win a chance to ride at this year’s Air + Style by competing in the Bear Mountain qualifier event The post 2018 Air + Style Qualifiers and Concert this Weekend at Big Bear appeared first on TransWorld SNOWboarding. Shared by: Transworld Snowboarding Read Article...

Bear Mountain Hosts Shaun White And Air Style La Qualifier This Weekend

Snowboarding News: Snowboarder Mag | Wednesday January 03, 2018

Shaun White and Blink 182's Travis Barker will be in Bear Mountain this weekend for the first ever Air + Style LA qualifiers! Read the full Bear Mountain Hosts Shaun White and Air + Style LA Qualifier This Weekend article on Snowboarder Magazine. Shared by: Snowboarder Mag Read Article...

The Early Years Of Bear Parting Ways With Burton And New Beginnings With Zak Hale

Snowboarding News: Transworld Snowboarding | Thursday September 28, 2017

Zak Hale talks about his early snowboarding career at Bear Mountain and all of the opportunities since in his "Perspectives" interview with TransWorld SNOWboarding. The post The Early Years of Bear, Parting Ways with Burton, and New Beginnings with Zak Hale appeared first on TransWorld SNOWboarding. Shared by: Transworld Snowboarding Read Article...

First Look At 2017 Hot Dawgz And Hand Rails Course

Snowboarding News: Transworld Snowboarding | Saturday September 23, 2017

Southern California's Bear Mountain hosts an insane set up for the first major rail jam of the year, Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails. The post First Look at 2017 Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails Course appeared first on TransWorld SNOWboarding. Shared by: Transworld Snowboarding Read Article...

Hot Dawgz And Hand Rails Course Preview

Snowboarding News: Snowboarder Mag | Saturday September 23, 2017

The preview for Bear Mountain's Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails is up! Read the full Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails Course Preview article on Snowboarder Magazine. Shared by: Snowboarder Mag Read Article...

Early Season Powder At Bear Mountain With Jordan Small Arcadia

Snowboarding News: Transworld Snowboarding | Thursday September 21, 2017

Jordan Small explores his home mountain after an early season storm leaves some powder behind. The post Early Season Powder at Bear Mountain with Jordan Small | Arcadia appeared first on TransWorld SNOWboarding. Shared by: Transworld Snowboarding Read Article...

Win Bear Mountain Season Pass And Hot Dawgz And Hand Rails Tickets With Jordan Small Arcadia

Snowboarding News: Transworld Snowboarding | Saturday September 16, 2017

Check out the Bear Mountain package with Jordan Small as we kick of his rider week to celebrate the latest TransWorld SNOWboarding movie, Arcadia. The post Win Bear Mountain Season Pass and Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails Tickets with Jordan Small | Arcadia appeared first on TransWorld SNOWboarding. Shared by: Transworld Snowboarding Read Article...

How To: Riding Bear Mountain On A Budget

Snowboarding News: Transworld Snowboarding | Saturday September 09, 2017

Just a short drive from the beaches of Los Angeles and San Diego, the freestyle snowboard mecca stands over 8,000 feet in elevation. The post How To: Riding Bear Mountain on a Budget appeared first on TransWorld SNOWboarding. Shared by: Transworld Snowboarding Read Article...

Snoop Methodman And Redman To Headline Hot Dawgz And Handrails At Bear Mountain On Sept 23

Snowboarding News: Snowboarder Mag | Monday August 28, 2017

The day has come, get up to Bear on September 23rd to see the world's best snowboarders along with music from Snoop, Methodman, Redman, and more! Read the full Snoop, Methodman, and Redman To Headline Hot Dawgz and Handrails at Bear Mountain on Sept. 23 article on Snowboarder Magazine. Shared by: Snowboarder Mag Read Article...

Bear Mountain As Casual As It Gets

Snowboarding News: Snowboarder Mag | Thursday August 24, 2017

Tom Haraden murks it up on a Jeenyus. Read the full Bear Mountain As Casual As it Gets article on Snowboarder Magazine. Shared by: Snowboarder Mag Read Article...

Exciting News And Partnerships

Snowboarding News: Alpine Meadows | Wednesday April 12, 2017

Over the past few days, KSL Capital Partners and Aspen Skiing Company announced the formation of a new company, which would include: Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Snow Summit, Bear Mountain, June Mountain, Steamboat, Winter Park, Mont Tremblant, Stratton, Snowshoe, Blue Mountain and Canadian Mountain Holidays (CMH).  "As... Shared by: Alpine Meadows Read Article...

Mammoth Resorts Is Being Acquired By Aspen Skiing Company And Ksl Capital Partners

Snowboarding News: Transworld Snowboarding | Wednesday April 12, 2017

Mammoth Mountain, Snow Summit, Bear Mountain and June Mountain will join Aspen & KSL's new list of resorts. The post Mammoth Resorts is Being Acquired By Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Capital Partners appeared first on TransWorld SNOWboarding. Shared by: Transworld Snowboarding Read Article...

Olympic Snowboarder Seb Toots Shreds Bear Mountain For First Time Ever

Snowboarding News: Snowboarder Mag | Wednesday March 29, 2017

Olympic shred Seb Toots takes his first ever laps at Bear in Southern California Read the full Olympic Snowboarder Seb Toots Shreds Bear Mountain For First Time Ever article on Snowboarder Magazine. Shared by: Snowboarder Mag Read Article...

Sunday In The Park 2017 : Episode 12

Snowboarding News: Transworld Snowboarding | Sunday March 26, 2017

Spring vibes at Bear Mountain in this EP of SITP. The post Sunday in the Park 2017 : Episode 12 appeared first on TransWorld SNOWboarding. Shared by: Transworld Snowboarding Read Article...

Cali4nia Pass Returns: Skiing And Riding Until July 4th Plus Year Long Access To Four Iconic Mountains

Snowboarding News: Snowboarder Mag | Thursday March 09, 2017

California, your ski and snowboard pass is here and for the third year in a row, at the same price. Providing access to Mammoth Mountain, Bear Mountain, Snow Summit and June Mountain (Mammoth Resorts), the Cali4nia Pass is now on sale at $749 for a limited time until 4/3. Read the... Shared by: Snowboarder Mag Read Article...

Scott Stevens X Bear Mountain

Snowboarding News: Transworld Snowboarding | Monday March 06, 2017

Thank you board god. The post Scott Stevens X Bear Mountain appeared first on TransWorld SNOWboarding. Shared by: Transworld Snowboarding Read Article...

Scott Stevens Ripping Bear Mountain

Snowboarding News: Snowboarder Mag | Monday March 06, 2017

Scott Stevens and Bear Mountain decided to grace the snowboarding world with another world class edit! Read the full Scott Stevens Ripping Bear Mountain article on Snowboarder Magazine. Shared by: Snowboarder Mag Read Article...

Sunday In The Park 2017 : Episode 9

Snowboarding News: Transworld Snowboarding | Sunday March 05, 2017

A fresh new EP coming straight out of Bear Mountain. The post Sunday in the Park 2017 : Episode 9 appeared first on TransWorld SNOWboarding. Shared by: Transworld Snowboarding Read Article...

Mayhem In Southern California

Snowboarding News: Snowboarder Mag | Monday February 27, 2017

Brandon Davis, Nik Baden, Kyle Mack, Spencer Whiting, and Drew Hastings lap Bear Mountain with some style under the sun. Read the full Mayhem in Southern California article on Snowboarder Magazine. Shared by: Snowboarder Mag Read Article...

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