• Highway 38 closed for air rescue January 22, 2019
    Highway 38 is closed in both directions for an unknown duration for a air rescue operation. The closure will take place at the Jenks Lake Road site on Highway 38.
  • Traffic on and off the mountain from slow to a standstill January 20, 2019
    UPDATE: Sunday, Jan. 20, 2 p.m. — Downbound traffic on Highways 18/330 to Highland from Big Bear are experiencing 30-plus minute delays.
  • Total lunar eclipse set for Sunday, Jan. 20 January 20, 2019
    The storms have left, and the sky is clear in Big Bear. And that’s a good thing, especially if you want to see the first lunar eclipse of 2019.
  • Vehicle catches fire on highway January 18, 2019
    Expect delays on Highway 330 due to a vehicle fire.
  • Wet, windy Big Bear day January 17, 2019
    The final round of storms to hit the mountains is bringing rain and wind to Big Bear today.
  • Parolee arrested on firearms possession January 17, 2019
    Freddie Chavez, 26, of Big Bear Lake is in custody awaiting an arraignment hearing in San Bernardino. Chavez was arrested on charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm and violating his parole terms. There is a gang…
  • Public welcome at Ed Foundation meeting January 16, 2019
    The Bear Valley Unified School District Education Foundation meets Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. at the district office. All individuals interested in the discussion regarding recently-donated property are encouraged to attend the meeting.
  • On the agenda January 16, 2019
    The public can stay informed by attending and participating in local government meetings. Check each agency’s website for a copy of the latest meeting agenda or call them for more information.

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.