Yes, you can experience an actual authentic winter in Southern
California!  Just a short drive from the
major metropolitan cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, Big Bear Lake is
located at the top of the San Bernardino Mountains and boasts an elevation of
7200’, which is the highest mountain in
SoCal.
  And high mountains mean…
snow!  Big Bear visitors can expect snow
throughout winter, starting sometimes as early as December and lasting through
March.

PC: Bear Mountain

Big Bear attracts skiers and
snowboarders who flock to its two mountain ski resorts: Bear Mountain and Snow Summit.
These sister ski resorts are home to the largest beginner areas, only halfpipes,
and the highest lift-served peak (8805 ft) in the region. They offer season passes, deals &
discounts, weekday deals, terrain parks, ski and snowboard packages and lessons
for the entire family. Big Bear is a
great place to learn how to ski! Throughout
the winter season, Big Bear ski resorts offer kids ski camps, night sessions and
events. Check out the calendar to learn more!  Click here for Lift & Lodging
Packages.

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In addition to the best skiing and
snowboarding in Southern California, winter enthusiasts can choose from a
variety of mountain recreation in Big Bear - like snowshoe, winter hikes, snow play and snow tube at Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain,
shopping and dining at Big Bear
Village
, nature walks, visit the Big
Bear Alpine Zoo
 - or just relax in your own mountain cabin in front of a
roaring fire.

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