Skiing and Snowboarding in Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake offers the best skiing and snowboarding experiences in Southern California. With two great mountains to enjoy, there's no shortage of mountain to carve.

Big Bear Mountain Resort is Southern California’s home for year-round outdoor fun, with one lift ticket giving guests same-day access to two properties – Bear Mountain and Snow Summit – featuring SoCal’s best snow conditions, largest beginner areas, and over 400 acres of rideable terrain. Come drop in to the best value in SoCal.

Whether you’re new to this “winter” thing, or a seasoned snow pro, Big Bear Mountain Resort has you covered, with full-service rental shops, group and private lessons (ages 4 & up), award-winning terrain parks, and night skiing at Snow Summit on select dates.

A skier takes a break on the slopes of Snow Summit

Looking for More?

There’s also plenty of options for non-skiers/snowboarders, including the Grizzly Ridge Tube Park, 20+ dining venues, and full après schedule, including live music, film screenings, and can’t-miss events like the annual New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade.


Book online or call 844-GO2-BEAR. Save 20% on lift tickets when you book at least 72 hours in advance.

Hours of Operation


  • Monday – Friday: 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Weekends & Holidays: 8:30am to 4:00pm


  • Daily- 12:00pm to 4:00pm.
  • Extends to 6:00pm at Snow Summit on dates with Night Session

Night Sessions – Snow Summit only

  • 3:00pm to 8:30pm most weekends (Friday – Sunday) and holidays
  • Check here for Night Session dates

Getting There

  • Big Bear Mountain Resort is easily accessible from most points in Southern California.
  • For a list of directions and routes here.

Bear Mountain Trail Map

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Snow Summit Trail Map

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