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Address: 880 Summit Blvd., CA 92315
Phone Number:
+1 909-866-5766
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
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Snow Summit is the ultimate destination for summertime fun! Snow Summit...

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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Snow Summit is my local ski resort. I've been coming for years. There are lots of things I love about it. There has been a change since the ownership change, some things I like... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Oceanside, California
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San Diego, California
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129 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Snow Summit Mountain Resort is sister mountain of nearby Bear Mountain. The resorts are about two miles apart and are connected via a free inter-mountain express shuttle service. Snow Summit sits at 7,000 feet and is a full service winter resort with all types of lodging accommodations available nearby, shops, full service restaurants, and after-ski entertainment. Snow Summit has 11... More 

Thank Susie1028
Taunton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been coming to Big Bear to ski for 15 years. I'm not impressed by the changes since the takeover by Mammoth a couple of years ago. The ticket price has risen substantially. Now a one day pass for an adult costs $90.78 after tax (and they've abolished the Getaway system, for those of you who used it). Secondly, the... More 

Thank richlean
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We picked the snow storm weekend and blessed with fresh snow for the Skiing. We arrived on Friday evening around 5 pm just before the storm started. We ski all three days, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Yes thanks for the Long weekend during Presidents day. Had 6.0" of snow on this weekend, fresh snow is always a bliss. We always... More 

Thank PradeepN61
Oceanside, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Snow Summit is my local ski resort. I've been coming for years. There are lots of things I love about it. There has been a change since the ownership change, some things I like, some I don't. The hosts are very helpful (Don is the best) but I wish they went back to hosts on the snow & at the... More 

Thank Esther_DeWitt
San Diego, California
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61 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lift ticket for mid week was $98, partly because they charge a resort fee. For the size of the mountain and quality of snow it's really hard to justify compared to a real mountain. More frustrating was the lack of a beginner lift pass as my girlfriend who never skied before took 2 runs on the bunny slope before quitting... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hit the mountain on Super Bowl weekend to enjoy the fresh snow from the last storm. The place was quite crowded in the parking lots and chair lifts but once off the ski lift -if you ventured off the main trails- it was surprisingly open to get some room on the trails. I have grown up snowboarding at Snow Summit... More 

Thank Katy O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

You'd better take highway 38 but not highway 10 which doesn't have heavy traffic, cuz google map will lead you to highway 10 on the mountain road.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We came over with friends and family over Christmas eve and it was so packed! The staff at the little fast food restaurant was so rude and there is not enough seating spots for all the people they have coming in to get food. we had to eat standing up and the kids were very tired. Place is so much... More 

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome. No problem short lift lines. Plenty of open area to practice. We rented equipment. The service and quality of the skis, boots and poles is first class we will be going back soon. My niece loved the experience and everyone was patient and understanding with her being beginner. The fact she is cute might be why... More 

Thank rwheeler1952
San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We put our first time snowboarders in the Adventurers class at Snow Summit. Its a 6 hour ski/boarding school that is full of kids. My 10 and 12 year old had "the best day EVER!" and they learned all of the fundamentals of snowboarding! The school fed the kids, kept them hydrated, and entertained them. The kids asked to stay... More 

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