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Big Bear Mountain

Big Bear Mountain Ski Resort Guide

Big Bear Mountain, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Big Bear Mountain Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Highest Lift2,680m8,793ft
Resort Height2,180m7,152ft
 Nearest AirportsOntario and John Wayne
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Big Bear Mountain

Largest and most diverse winter sports centre near to the Southern Californian metropolitan area with the highest lift served peaks in southern California.

Big Bear Mountain Summary

The American ski resort of Big Bear Mountain is at an altitude of 2,180m7,152ft.

Big Bear Mountain has direct access to 33 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,180m7,152ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,680m8,793ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing in Big Bear Mountain

Big Bear Mountain offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Big Bear Mountain Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Big Bear Mountain?

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

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Big Bear Mountain

Ski Area Stats

Big Bear Mountain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Big Bear Mountain
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Big Bear Mountain Altitudes

Big Bear Mountain Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Big Bear Mountain
Highest Lift2,680m8,793ft
Lowest Piste2,180m7,152ft
Resort Altitude (Big Bear Mountain)2,180m7,152ft
Max Vertical500m1,640ft

Big Bear Mountain Rated

Ratings for Big Bear Mountain
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Big Bear Mountain Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Geronimo'.

Snowboarding in Big Bear Mountain

Family Park for slow skiing and riding with beginner level terrain features. Ego Trip Terrain Park loaded with features for low to intermediate level riders. At Bear Mountain, The Park” is recognized as one of the most progressive terrain parks in the world. Over 150 jumps and 80 jibs. A standard Halfpipe and So Cal’s only Superpipe

Location and Map

Where is Big Bear Mountain?

Big Bear Mountain is in San Bernardino, California, United States.

Map of Big Bear Mountain

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How to get to Big Bear Mountain

 By Air

The nearest airports to Big Bear Mountain are Ontario, John Wayne and Burbank. There are four airports within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts of Big Bear Mountain are able to uplift 15,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Big Bear Mountain is able to make snow, on 27km17 miles of ski runs, with 600 snow cannons.

Big Bear Mountain Season Dates

When is Big Bear Mountain open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Big Bear Mountain.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Big Bear Mountain.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Big Bear Mountain, but they may include any or all of the following :-

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

Visit the Big Bear Mountain Tourist Office for the latest.

Big Bear Mountain Webcams

The Webcams in Big Bear Mountain are not always up-to-date. Please check the date on the image to ensure you are seeing current snow conditions.

Big Bear Mountain