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Mattly's Weather Report ➤
  • Lift Status: 2 Open
  • Trail Status: 28 Open
EXPECT DELAYS & CLOSURES TODAY due to extreme weather and snow safety conditions.
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ABOUT BV - Bear Valley is a friendly and relaxing High Sierra escape located in the beautiful Central Sierra Mountains. Nestled off Scenic Highway 4, this year-round destination offers activities from relaxation to extreme adventure in every season. Whether you’re looking to get your heart racing or to just slow down and savor the Sierra, Bear Valley is the perfect destination to enjoy the outdoors as Mother Nature intended.  

In partnership with the Stanislaus National Forest Bear Valley Mountain operates under special use permit on the Stanislaus National Forest.  Bear Valley is committed to continually improving our environmental performance while providing quality outdoor recreation experiences. Our staff and our guests recognize and appreciate that Bear Valley is a priceless jewel in the beautiful National Forest and are dedicated to maintaining our natural treasure now and for future generations. US Forest Service Calaveras Ranger District Office 209.795.1381 The USDA Forest Service is an equal opportunity service provider and employer.


Recent News

Is Mother Nature trying to tell us something?

February 20, 2017 - Today is looking to be a snowy day - 8" of FRESHIES and counting - winds are light to moderate at this time. Please “bear” with us as you may experience some delays on lift openings. Our crews are working hard to shovel out the lifts and create a safe experience in ALL THIS POWDER SNOW.  For updates check out Mattly’s weather.  Drive safely and remember to carry chains!  www.bearvalley.com/weather  

POW for President's Day Weekend!

February 16, 2017 - Snow is FALLING here on the mountain, and is projected to continue throughout this holiday weekend here at Bear. Do you know what that means? Fresh powder, fresh tracks, and some more EPIC riding here on the mountain. Are you joining us? Keep track of weather conditions via Mattly's Weather Report.We're kicking off the long weekend tomorrow with a Burton Demo Day, available all day just off of the Sun Deck. Come try a board and slash some powder! On Saturday and Sunday, come down to the... Read More...



February 9, 2017 - With cold temps back on mountain, Snow began falling early afternoon today.  Super excited to start turning lifts tomorrow.  Should be fantastic snow conditions, so come on up for some PURE MOUNTAIN FUN!  The weekend forecast is calling for Sunshine - setting up a spectacular weekend on the slopes!Here is the planOpen with Cub, Supercub, Panda and Lil' Cub.Additional terrain will open as conditions allow, but expect delays.  Grizz will not open tomorrow.All guest services will be open and we... Read More...


Rain, Rain, going away.....Snow here soon

February 8, 2017 - We are nearly back to cold temps, but today was wet.  5 more inches of the wet stuff today and 1-2 inches expected overnight.  As a result we will continue to suspend lift operations through Thursday, February 9th. The heavy rainfall is creating very unstable conditions and HIGH AVALANCE danger. For those driving up on Highway 4, please drive carefully as there is a great deal of flooding on the HWY today.  Snow is in the forecast late Thursday and into early Friday morning so stay tuned for... Read More...