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Snow Summit

880 Summit Blvd., CA 92315
+1 909-866-5766
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Summer Scenic Sky Chair

Our family camping trip to Big Bear included a stop at Snow Summit. We had purchased tickets online... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kristin O
San Diego, California
First time at snow summit & loved it!

It was our first time at snow summit! We’re not skiers so why would we have gone in the past... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emmanuel B
South Pasadena, California
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Snow Summit is the ultimate destination for summertime fun! Snow Summit offers a wide range of summer activities, including lift-serviced downhill mountain biking, cross-country mountain biking, Scenic Sky Chair rides, hiking, and more! This summer, the always-popular Snow Summit Scenic Sky Chair offers the most breathtaking views in all of Big Bear! Once at the top, grab some bites and brews at the most scenic BBQ in Big Bear, the Skyline Taphouse, while taking in the views of the valleys below and the surrounding mountains. From the top of the mountain, downhill mountain bikers can enjoy the famous Snow Summit Bike Park. For cross country riders, Snow Summit's chair lifts provide access to a huge network of trails around the resort that have something for everyone. For hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, Snow Summit is the perfect hiking destination. Snow Summit and the surrounding area offer an expansive network of trails and roads, where hikers can enjoy picturesque hiking trails and roads with stunning scenic terrain and incredible views of Big Bear Lake. Want to step off the trails and work on your golf swing? Feel like a pro at 7,000 feet - you'll be surprised at how far your ball will soar! Bear Mountain Golf Course is a great destination for golf and features a challenging golf course, golf lessons with seasoned pros and a great driving range. From hiking to sightseeing to cross country and downhill mountain biking to golfing, there's plenty of fun for everyone this summer at Snow Summit! Experience a winter vacation close to home! Snow Summit and Bear Mountain (Big Bear Mountain Resorts)offers two distinct mountains to suit your style. With a free shuttle between the two resorts you can enjoy access to 26 lifts, over 436 developed acres and 1,800 vertical feet along with shopping and dining choices. Snow Summit provides the premier mountain resort experience for everyday skiers and riders in pursuit of wide-open groomed runs and picturesque alpine views. Winter sports enthusiasts are guaranteed to enjoy their time on the snow with unparalleled learning programs for snowboarders and skiers of all ages, limited ticket sales, and beginner, intermediate and advanced terrain.
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880 Summit Blvd., CA 92315
+1 909-866-5766
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our family camping trip to Big Bear included a stop at Snow Summit. We had purchased tickets online for the scenic sky chair (kids go free!). It was a wonderful experience and beautiful view. We had fun watching the mountain bikers (in summer, the park...More

Thank Kristin O
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first time at snow summit! We’re not skiers so why would we have gone in the past. However, its summer and we hiked up the Towne Trail and found ourselves at the bottom of the ski lifts. Decided to buy our lift...More

Thank Emmanuel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome trails with seriously challenging jumps and features. 3 chair lifts, sometimes a little crowded. Overall great value because the trails are that good.

Thank Al F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son loves to mountain bike and had an amazing time here in July 2016. Very helpful staff. Decent bikes to rent if you need to. Pretty extreme trails for the very experienced biker. Some intermediate trails as well. If you don't bike, take the...More

Thank Shelly K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Not a lot of snow, but they do make their own snow. Fun family area with jumps and rails to play on with your snowboard or skiis

Thank SDNewbie
Reviewed 14 April 2017

After reading many of the reviews, I can say this about Snow Summit. I have been skiing Summit for nearly 30 years. I own the four mountain pass for Summit, Bear, Mammoth and June. I can ski most double blacks at Mammoth so its safe...More

Thank George K
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We were there for the last day of snow and the kids and family loved it. Living in busy Los Angeles it was great to see the kids be active outside. The only complaint I had was the "patrol" guy. He kept moving us (My...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Snow Summit is great for skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Without snow, you can still take the main lift and see the wonderful view. You can ride back down with an exquisite view of the lake or make a different choice. Lots of people...More

Thank arlene821
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I've been to big bear resort as well as mountain high. This resort beats them all. The variety of skiing is awesome. They have tons of intermediate runs and advance. When the snow is good and there's lots of powder, the moguls are fantastic! There's...More

1  Thank Adasilva72
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I came to snowboard with my girl friend from San Diego and try for first time ever. They didn't have a beginning class after 12 pm. The front desk girl in the rental center was very rude to me because I wasn't clear or loud...More

Thank Roberto C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hello Big bear ski Season is Closed???
27 March 2017|
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Response from Rob O | Property representative |
We are open. Please check our website for current conditions and hour of operation.
Are there any cross country ski trails?
3 December 2016|
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Response from SouthernCalMan | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are a few at the top but I would advise calling Summit to be sure. Good luck!