How to Handle the Big Bear Snow Season

Happy Snow Season at Big Bear Lake! It’s one of the most wonderful times of the year to enjoy Big Bear and the ski and snowboarding slopes that are open and in full swing. During snowfall season, we have the information you need to handle the Big Bear snow season this year.

Big Bear ski slopes

During snow season, we have the information you need to handle the Big Bear snow season this year.

Allot More Time to Travel Roads

This is the busiest time of year for snow-loving visitors to come to Big Bear Lake. Plan accordingly by leaving early because the steep and winding roads can be difficult to maneuver in the sleet and snow. A car trip that usually takes two hours in the spring can easily take three to four hours in the winter. Check our road and new alerts before you travel to keep apprised of any issues you can prepare for ahead of time.

Winter Weather Requires Chains

Whenever there is snow on the ground, the chain law requirement is in full effect at Big Bear Lake. Chains are required on all vehicles in the snow unless your vehicle comes equipped with snow tread tries and/or is four-wheel drive capable. For the most current up-to-date road conditions, call (800) 424-4232 or (800) 427-7623. Road conditions can also be monitored online.

Rent Boards and Skis

Are you looking to purchase a new snow board or skis this year? Or maybe you need to rent a board this snow season at Big Bear Lake? Get Boards in Big Bear Lake can hook you up and has all the apparel and accessories you need to make your skiing and snowboarding trip a great one this year.

Big Bear Frontier guests receive 15 percent off all ski and snowboard rentals.

driving in the snow

Whenever there is snow on the ground, the chain law requirement is in full effect at Big Bear Lake.

Snow Summit and Bear Mountain

Snow Summit is a skiing paradise for families and serious snowboarders. Find snowboarding pricing online and review your guide to Snow Summit before you go.

Bear Mountain offers three snowboarding parks full of jibs, jumps and transition offerings for snowboarders of all ages. There is also a Tube Park to have some fun with the kids. Navigate the slopes of Bear Mountain utilizing these tips.

Monitor Lifts and Trails

It is so easy to monitor the statuses of the trails and lifts with Bear Mountain’s Lift Status and Trail Status Monitors.

Review mountain and slope stats and trail maps before you hit the slopes too.

Get Your Snow Report

You can get the latest snow report update for Big Bear slopes on Bear Mountain and Snow Summit by visiting the Big Bear Lake Snow Report. This report updates new snow daily, shows base depth and the numbers of lifts currently open on the slopes. Big Bear Mountain also offers a Mountain Report complete with an email signup that will send you snowfall updates.

skis

Get Boards in Big Bear Lake can hook you up with snowboard rentals.

Check Out the Web Cams

See for yourself how the slopes look at Snow Summit and Bear Mountain! Web cams for the slopes capture the live action all day long so you can see firsthand how the weather looks before you strap on those skis.

Book Your Big Bear Vacation Stay Today

You have everything you need to know to handle the Big Bear snow season like a pro. Schedule your Big Bear snow trip today at Big Bear Frontier. We have warm cabins and luxury hotel rooms ready for you so you can stay awhile and enjoy the slopes. Make your reservations today!

About bigbearfrontier

Nestled among the giant pines, our comfortably shaded resort stretches from Big Bear Boulevard to the water’s edge of the lake. We have everything from jacuzzis to fireplaces with views of Big Bear Lake.
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