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Snowboarding in Snow Valley Ski Resort, San Bernardino, California USA

Area:
240 acres/0.97 km²
Lifts:
12, 6 double, 5 triple and 1 conveyor
Top elevation:
7841 feet/2390 meters
Base elevation:
6800 feet/2390 meters
Vertical drop:
1041 feet/317.3 meters
Snow Summit Ski Resort is located on the San Bernardino Mountain, by the Big Bear Lake, California, USA.

Snow Valley is the oldest running ski resort in southern California and one of the largest resorts in San Bernardino National Forest. The resort’s original name was Fish Camp because of the pond located in the area and it works under special permit from the United States Forest Service.

It is perfect for snowboarders with 240 ac/0.97 km² of skiable area and 29 runs. Its vertical drop is 1041 ft/317.3 m and its snowfall is 150 in/381 cm. Top elevation is 7841 ft/2390 m and base elevation 6800 ft/2390 m. The runs are 14% for beginners, 45% for intermediate and 31% for advanced athletes.

The resort has a lift system of 12 lifts, 6 double, 5 triple and 1 conveyor. Terrain parks are The Edge and East Bowl. The resort offers night snowboarding.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Los Angeles
100 miles/160.93 km, 2 hours 3 minutes
Take Interstate 10 East, to the 210 East, to Hwy. 330 / Mtn. Resorts. Hwy. 330 goes through Running Springs and turns into Hwy. 18. Follow Hwy. 18 East and turn right across the Big Bear Lake dam. Stay on Big Bear Blvd. through the Big Bear Village or turn left on Paine Rd., which turns into Big Bear Blvd. For Snow Summit: stay on Big Bear Blvd. to Summit Blvd. and turn right. Follow this road to Snow Summit. For Bear Mountain: stay on Big Bear Blvd to Moonridge Rd. and turn right. Follow this road and stay to the right as signs indicate.
BY CAR FROM South Bay Area
479 miles/770.88 km, 7 hours 38 minutes
Take the 91 East (or the 55 North to the 91 East), to the 215 North, to Interstate 10 East, to the 210 West, to Hwy. 330 / Mtn. Resorts. Hwy. 330 goes through Running Springs and turns into Hwy. 18. Follow Hwy. 18 East and turn right across the Big Bear Lake dam. Stay on Big Bear Blvd. through the Big Bear Village or turn left on Paine Rd., which turns into Big Bear Blvd. For Snow Summit: stay on Big Bear Blvd. to Summit Blvd. and turn right. Follow this road to Snow Summit. For Bear Mountain: stay on Big Bear Blvd to Moonridge Rd. and turn right. Follow this road and stay to the right as signs indicate.
BY CAR FROM San Diego
149 miles/239.79 km, 2 hours 45 minutes
Take Interstate 15 North, to the 215 north, stay on the 215 north throughout the 60 / 215 merger, to Interstate 10 East, to the 210 West, to Hwy. 330 East to Mtn. Resorts, which will take you up into the mountains. Hwy. 330 goes through Running Springs and turns into Hwy. 18. Follow Hwy. 18 East and turn right across the Big Bear Lake dam. Stay on Big Bear Blvd. through the Big Bear Village or turn left on Paine Rd., which turns into Big Bear Blvd. For Snow Summit: stay on Big Bear Blvd. to Summit Blvd. and turn right. Follow this road to Snow Summit. For Bear Mountain: stay on Big Bear Blvd to Moonridge Rd. and turn right. Follow this road and stay to the right as signs indicate.
BY CAR FROM San Fernando Valley
110 miles/177.03 km, 2 hours 13 minutes
Take the 101 East, to the 134 East, to the 210 East, to Hwy. 330 East / Mtn. Resorts, which will take you up into the mountains. Hwy. 330 goes through Running Springs and turns into Hwy. 18. Follow Hwy. 18 East and turn right across the Big Bear Lake dam. Stay on Big Bear Blvd. through the Big Bear Village or turn left on Paine Rd., which turns into Big Bear Blvd. For Snow Summit: stay on Big Bear Blvd. to Summit Blvd. and turn right. Follow this road to Snow Summit. For Bear Mountain: stay on Big Bear Blvd to Moonridge Rd. and turn right. Follow this road and stay to the right as signs indicate.
BY AIR
Los Angeles International Ariport,
117 miles/188.29 km
BY TRAIN

Amtrak serves the entire USA. For fares, tickets and schedules check the website.

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