Snow Summit Ski Resort – Big Bear Mountain Resort
Established in 1952, Snow Summit is one of Southern California’s larger ski resorts, offering 240 acres of skiable terrain! It is one of two ski resorts located in the Big Bear mountains and is known for its scenic views and year-round outdoor activities. That’s right, year-round outdoor activities! Not only does Snow Summit provide some of the best winter thrills in Big Bear, it’s also an amazing place to adventure during the summer months as well. Regardless of what season you’re planning to visit Big Bear, Snow Summit will provide hours of outdoor fun the whole family can enjoy!
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Snow Summit Ski Resort Activities for Winter Activities in Big Bear Mountain
Snow Summit Ski Resort is famous for its slopes and is the main reason people travel from all over Southern California to visit. Known for its world-class skiing and snowboarding, Snow Summit offers 240 acres of skiable terrain and 31 trails to choose from. The trails range from beginner to expert, making it easy for people of all skill levels to enjoy the slopes.
Snow Summit also offers ski or snowboard lessons for all ages and abilities. Choose either a group lesson or private instruction and learn the basics from an experienced snow pro. Not a fan of skiing or snowboarding but still want winter thrills? Visit Grizzly Ridge Tube Park located within Snow Summit Ski Resort. With lanes stretching, 300ft long, Grizzly Ridge offers some of the most epic tubing in Southern California. No matter what your winter activity of choice is, Snow Summit has made it easy for everyone to enjoy the slopes this winter.
Snow Summit Annual New Year’s Eve Party & Torch Light Parade
Come enjoy all the New Year has to bring by attending the annual Torch Light Parade held at Snow Summit every year for New Year’s Eve. The event has live DJ’s, drinks, food, skiing, boarding, and a spectacular show of Snow Summit and Bear Mountain Employees riding the Bear Mountain with torches! It lights the hill with red, sparkling flares, and it is a sight to see for the holidays! Free parking and free admission, all ages welcome! Ski and Board all day and head over to Snow Summit Base Deck to catch the show!
Santa Visits Summit
Head to Snow Summit and take your photo with Jolly St. Nick! This event is FREE, and it is on December 17 from 11AM to 3PM. Bring your friends, family, and holiday cheer and they will make sure they bring the big guy in the red suit. Enjoy family portraits and a day out on the slopes with an added festive cheer for the little ones at base camp. If you are looking to a have an all ages, fun day, this is IT! Located at Snow Summit Base Camp on the far left side of the resort, by ski school.
Snow Summit and Santa Visit is located at:
880 Summit Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Grizzly Ridge Tube Park
The Grizzly Ridge Tube Park is the perfect place to spend a day with family and friends. Skip hiking, take one of our magic carpets up top where you can slide down 3 (thrice 300-foot) lanes in high-speed tubes! The park opens daily so come get your adrenaline pumping today at Snow Summit’s newest attraction!
Snow Summit Activities for Summer
Although the word “snow” and “ski” are a part of this summits name, Snow Summit offers so much more than just winter sports to its year-round visitors. Snow Summit Ski Resort begins its summer activities in May and goes through October, offering a variety of outdoor activities to be enjoyed under the warm summer sun. Visit Snow Summits gravity-fed bike park and experience the thrill of high-speed mountain biking like never before. Requiring minimal pedaling and braking, this park offers over 60 miles of cross-country trails with a mix of natural and man-made obstacles. Multiple trails options are available for different skills levels ranging from easy to more challenging paths. Have little bikers come along with you? No problem! Snow Summit offers electric balance bikes and a dedicated course so they can experience the thrill of mountain biking as well. Some non- biking summer activity options include scenic hiking trails, zip-lining, a 30ft climbing wall, and even a Eurobungy trampoline. Make incredible memories this summer at a Ski Resort that is so much more than just winter activities!
Whether you’re visiting Big Bear Lake during the months of snow and ice or you’re coming to experience the green landscape, Snow Summit is a great place to visit before you leave. Grab some skis and hit the slopes for a chilly day of shredding the fresh powder in the winter or race down the trails on your mountain bike during the summer. No matter which season you choose to adventure in, you won’t be disappointed in the amount of fun Snow Summit has to offer. Visit their website for more information and to purchase tickets for their winter or summer activities and events.