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“This has to be done”
Review of Snow Summit

Snow Summit
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children
Corscombe, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“This has to be done”
Reviewed December 19, 2013

Fantastic experience , views to die for . Lovely clean air, just go to watch the fun being had on the slopes

Visited February 2013
Thank Chris H
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San Diego, California
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Blowing Snow”
Reviewed November 27, 2013

Although it had started to snow and the resort was blowing snow to start off the season, nothing was open except the ticket counter. The gondolas weren't working yet. It would have been nice to be able to get a hot chocolate or a drink and watch. The bathrooms were also locked.

Visited November 2013
Thank Sharon S
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Overview of City (Big Bear Lake)”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

For the first time, our family visited Big Bear over the Labor Day weekend 2013. We do not ski, and hadn't ever ridden on a ski lift before. The people at Snow Summit are obviously smart and utilize their lift in the off-ski season as an attraction/event location. On the day we went, riders were mountain biking down the trails. Looked like fun, but I wouldn't dare. Anyhow, we had Barbeque at the top and relaxed while there. The people were very friendly, the atmosphere was very fun, and the views were breathtaking. We had a good time at Snow Summit and would go again. Who knows, I may even trying skiing...great place!!!

Visited August 2013
Thank stpm11
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Nice experience”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

We took the 'lift and lunch' deal. This includes riding the lift to the top of the mountain and then lunch at the summit lodge. The lift was very nice. Knowledgeable and kind staff. The lunch was very good too. Not your typical, 'toss food on a tray' but well cooked meals. Worth the price!

Visited September 2013
Thank jmueller619
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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best thing in Big Bear”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

We took the chair lift to the top and had a really good lunch on the deck, watching the crazy mountain bikers get ready for their death-defying rides down the mountain. Hiked the trails at the top and rode down enjoying the incredible views. The ONLY bummer is once ski-season starts, non-skiers cannot go...DO IT!!

Visited October 2013
1 Thank Dia P
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