The feel of crisp, clean mountain air blowing your hair….The sound of your skis or board cutting through fresh powder….The sweet smell of the pine trees….And this amazing view from the top.
Winter is here and so is a weekend of fun at Snow Summit and Bear Mountain in Big Bear Lake. If you have skied or boarded before, you know the amazing rush of cruising (or speeding) down the mountain. There is nothing like it. If you have never tried skiing or snowboarding, you have been missing out! Summit and Bear have runs for every level and learn to ski packages as well, so what are you waiting for???
Here is the lowdown on Snow Summit:
240 skiable acres incorporating 31 trails
14 Total Mountain Lifts:
2 High Speed Quad Chairs
2 Quad Chairs
2 Triple Chairs
5 Double Chairs
3 Moving Carpet
Top Elevation: 8,200 Feet
Base Elevation: 7,000 Feet
Vertical Drop: 1,200 Feet
Uphill Capacity: 18,550 Per Hour
Ski able Miles: 18 Miles
10% First Time Beginner
25% Low Intermediate
Longest Run: 1.25 Miles (Westridge)
Annual Snowfall Average: 100 inches
Fun Zones: A great place to learn filled with beginner terrain features and jibbing structures.
Westridge and Ego Trip: Intermediate and advanced jumps and jibs.
This is what Bear Mountain has to offer:
748 Total permit acres
198 Developed acres
550 Accessible undeveloped acres of natural terrain (Deer, Goldmine & Bow Canyons)
12 Total Mountain Lifts:
2 High-speed quad chairs
1 quad chair
2 Triple chairs
4 Double chairs
3 Moving carpet lifts
4 Mountain Peaks:
Bear Peak: 8,805 feet
Silver Mountain: 8,560 feet
Goldmine Mountain: 8,440 feet
Showdown Mountain: 8,000 feet
Top elevation: 8,805 feet
Base elevation: 7,140 feet
Vertical drop: 1,665 feet
Uphill capacity: 16,590 per hour
Rideable miles: 17
15% first-time beginner
15% low intermediate
Number of Pipes:
Longest Run: Geronimo: 1 ½ miles
Annual Snowfall Average: 100 Inches
Although Snow Summit and Bear Mountain are both set up for skiers and boarders alike, Bear has more snowboarding features and Summit is geared to a more family-friendly ski experience. There is a shuttle that goes between both resorts as well.
The best part? RS Vacations has many cabins within walking distance to Bear Mountain or Snow Summit or to one of their shuttle stops. Book today at RSVacations.net and start your amazing ski weekend with us!
P.S. We are expecting snow this weekend, so book today and take advantage of the fresh powder! Cabins are still available!!