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Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Big Bear Mountain Resorts, San Bernardino, California USA

shortest route:
1 mile/1.6 km
Bear Mountain Ski Resort is located on the San Bernardino Mountain, by the Big Bear Lake, California, USA.

Big Bear Lake and Bear Mountain are two sisters resorts. These resorts operate under the same management and are known as Big Bear Mountain Resorts. Big Bear Mountain Resort is the perfect place for hiking. There is an expansive network of roads and trails in Snow Summit.

If you ride the Scenic Sky Chair, you can enjoy picturesque hiking roads and trails with breathtaking scenic terrain and Big Lake’s vistas. One of the shortest routes is 1 mi/1.6 km long. As you make your way down the mountain, feel the intoxicating smell of wildflowers and admire the beautiful view of Big Bear Lake landscapes.

If you want to make a longer hike, go behind the View Haus, down to Skyline Drive and across the ridge line to enjoy the spectacular view of the Santa Ana River Valley.

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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