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Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain Ski Resort Guide

Bear Mountain, United States

Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift2,683m8,802ft
Lowest Lift2,176m7,139ft
 Nearest AirportsOntario and John Wayne
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Bear Mountain

The American village of Bear Mountain is at an altitude of 2,176m7,139ft.

Summary

Bear Mountain is part of the Big Bear Mountain ski area with access to 29km18 miles of downhill skiing, with 33 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts. From Bear Mountain you can ski to the other villages of Snow Summit.

With ski lifts as high as 2,683m8,802ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding

Bear Mountain offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Bear Mountain.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Bear Mountain?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Bear Mountain.

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Ski Area Stats

Bear Mountain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Pistes
Number of runs
14
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
8

Big Bear Mountain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 7 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
16
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 9 
Downhill
Total Length
29km18 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
12

Altitudes

Bear Mountain Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,683m8,802ft
Lowest Piste2,176m7,139ft
Max Vertical507m1,663ft

Bear Mountain Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Bear Mountain is 2km1 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Bear Mountain?

This ski resort is in Barbour, West Virginia, United States.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Bear Mountain is Ontario, 90 minutes drive away.

John Wayne, Burbank and Los Angeles airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 16,590 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Bear Mountain open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Bear Mountain, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Bear Mountain Tourist Office for the latest.

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