• Memorial Day ceremony set for Veterans Park in Big Bear Lake May 23, 2018
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  • Sonora Cantina hosts fundraiser for float May 23, 2018
    Big Bear has been accepted into the 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade. To help fund the design and construction of the float, several fundraisers are being held throughout the year.
  • Healthy Start reorganizes May 23, 2018
    Things will be different for Bear Valley Unified School District’s Healthy Start program in the upcoming school year. And not everyone is happy about it.
  • Celebrate Big Bear life May 23, 2018
    The Big Bear Lake Elks Lodge hosts the inaugural Big Bear Reunion June 16 in Big Bear Lake.
  • Sheriff’s Log May 23, 2018
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  • Sediment project on Highway 18 May 23, 2018
    Caltrans has started a landscaping project along Big Bear Boulevard from the dam to Gildart Drive in Big Bear Lake. Motorists may expect delays because of one-way traffic control and occasional, short-term moving lane closures from 7 a.m. to 3:30…
  • Bear Valley Virtual Academy IRL May 23, 2018
    Gram Cernetiz, 13, taps his pencil on the desk as he watches a lesson over the internet. It’s the only movement he makes as he concentrates on the screen while attending Bear Valley Unified School District’s Virtual Academy May 12.
  • Just call him Mr. T May 23, 2018
    Matt Thompson’s enthusiasm for education can be heard in every word he speaks. His goal is to instill that same love for knowledge in the children he meets.

Bear Mountain Ski Resort

Bear Mountain is one of two Big Bear Ski Resort options. Bear Mountain has approximately 1,700 vertical feet over four mountain peaks for skiers and snowboarders. Set in Silver Mountain with popular advanced runs and access to Deer, Goldmine, and Bow canyons. Bear Mountain is one of three spots for winter sports in the Big Bear mountain area (the other two being ski resort Snow Summit and snow tubing area called Snow Play):

Bear Mountain Ski Resort
43101 Goldmine Drive
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

www.bearmountain.com

General Info: 909.866.5766
Reservations: 909.866.5841
Snow Report: 800-BEARMTN

Freestyle Park:
Approximately 200 acres of snow and fun with over 150 jumps, more than 80 jibs, and the only Superpipe in Southern California measuring 580 feet in length and 77 feet wide. Also includes one standard halfpipe (400 feet long, 55 feet wide), numerous rails, boxes, and walls, and the jibs and other features are for beginner to advanced levels. When you’re done, kick back at “The Scene” where you can grab a drink and a bite to eat or just hang out and rest your muscles before the next thrill.

Mountains and Peaks:
Bear Mountain includes over 1,700 vertical feet of terrain suitable for beginner to advanced snowboarders and skiers. Over four mountain peaks and carefully groomed runs, Geronimo (see below) is the most advanced. This area offers runs suitable for all levels of skill from beginner to advanced.

Instruction for All Levels:
Instruction begins at the level visitors need, starting with fitting and equipment rental and fitting assistance. Next, beginners get accustomed to the equipment and skiis at the base area. Then, they progress step by step to new areas of exploration as they are ready. Instructors await them to assist at every new level.

Advanced Runs:
This ski resort offers three popular advanced runs. Geronimo most advanced run in Southern California. This run is for expert skiers and riders only! To get to Geronimo, take the high-speed quad chairlift (Access Express) to chairlift 8.

Ski Lift:
Tickets serve both Bear Mountain ski resort and nearby Snow Summit ski resort. They can be purchased online here:
www.bigbearmountainresorts.com

Season Passes:
Season passes to Bear Mountain resort are interchangeable with nearby resort Snow Summit. A free shuttle transports skiers and snowboarders between these resorts every 10 minutes.