Hit the Slopes This Winter in Big Bear!

Hit the Slopes This Winter in Big Bear!

Hit the Slopes This Winter in Big Bear!

21 Dec 2023

Big Bear Lake, located in the scenic San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California, is a popular destination for skiing and other winter activities.  

There are two main ski resorts where you can enjoy skiing and snowboarding: Snow Summit and Bear Mountain. Snow Summit is known for its well-groomed slopes and family-friendly atmosphere, while Bear Mountain is often favored by snowboarders and freestyle skiers with its varied terrain and features. Both resorts have undergone recent upgrades guaranteeing visitors a snow-tastic time on the slopes! 

Here is some helpful information about skiing in Big Bear, California: 

Snow Summit 


Snow Summit is located on the southern shore of Big Bear Lake. 


Offering a mix of beginner, intermediate, and advanced slopes, Snow Summit is known for its well-groomed runs, making it suitable for families and skiers of all levels. 

Terrain Parks 

Snow Summit has terrain parks with features for snowboarders and freestyle skiers. 

Bear Mountain 


Bear Mountain is also part of Big Bear Mountain Resort and is located a few miles away from Snow Summit. 


Popular for its terrain parks and features designed for snowboarders and freestyle skiers, enjoy a diverse range of runs catered to all different skill levels. 


Bear Mountain is known for having a halfpipe, making it a favorite destination for snowboarders who enjoy freestyle riding. 

Both Snow Summit and Bear Mountain offer rental equipment, ski and snowboard lessons, and various amenities to enhance your skiing experience.  

Before planning your trip, it’s a good idea to check the official websites of Snow Summit and Bear Mountain for the latest information on snow conditions, trail status, and any special events or promotions.  

Ready to Book Your Winter Escape? 

We have an amazing collection of vacation rentals to suit all sizes and budgets from cozy mountain cabins to lakefront estates. Many of our homes have hot tubs and allow pets too, so the whole family can get in on all the winter fun to be had in Big Bear!