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Snow Summit

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Worth it

The visit was totally worthwhile even in the summer. We did not ride MTB but watched a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Torrance, California
Best lake views from the chair lift

Enjoyed a trip up to the summit and a hike back down. Chair lift is pricey but it's pretty long... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Big Bear on a summers day and wanted to try something different so decided to did the sky chair to the top of snow summit. It was easy to find with a large free car park. It cost us just under $90...More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visit was totally worthwhile even in the summer. We did not ride MTB but watched a lot of people doing so. The hiking at the top was very easy but scenic as well.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a trip up to the summit and a hike back down. Chair lift is pricey but it's pretty long - around 10 mins each way and if it is not too busy the staff will let you take the trip again so you can...More

Thank Jasmine101Surrey
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Just spent the day at Snow Summit's Bike Park. There is plenty of everyone including a few epic jumps and switch backs. The crowds were thin for a Sunday. We got in nine trails by end of day. I had a chance to ride with...More

1  Thank petermorgan4243
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Took ski lift up the mountain, followed a short trail for a hike, grabbed a snack for lunch, ski lift down again. A great few hours . One of our party not keen on heights, so was a bit unsure on the ski lift, but...More

1  Thank Lucysmumanddad
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Bobsled run, ski left, water slide, miniature cars, miniature golf, snack bar, game room. Ample parking. Take the ski left to the top for a great view of the lake, bobsled run is a great trip down the mountain, great for all ages, water slide...More

1  Thank mn4trvl
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Beautiful day in the mountains. The lift to the top was nice and the views coming down were awesome of Big Bear Lake. We had perfect weather for hiking around a little on the top. Lots of mountain bikers on the lifts and trails -...More

Thank LovelandS
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Big Bear Adventure Park has been a great place to ride my mountain bike. I have been bringing my downhill bike up there for the past 5 years. Their built trails with varied terrain has allowed me to practice my jumps and drops. They are...More

Thank guthrie327
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

I have never snowboarded before and wanted to take lessons. Luckily they have lessons for adults where they teach you the basics. The instructors were great expect one of them made some comments I didn’t care too much for like “your butt is cute but...More

1  Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I have been skiing at snow summit for over 30 years. The hay-day sure has passed. I enjoy coming we have a condo at the base of the mountain but the politeness and civility is gone. The snow boarders are rude and crude and out...More

1  Thank Cape-SoCal
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David I
January 17, 2018|
Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on the temperature that time of year. If they have overnight temperatures above freezing in the month of April, it is most likely the ski resort will not be open in May. Some years can surprise. One year I... More