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  • Lift Status: 5 Open
  • Trail Status: 23 Open
Upcoming Event:
DJ Ajax Kick-Off Party
Hours: 9:00am to 4:00pm
209.753.2301 - fun@bearvalley.com
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Bear Valley is a friendly and relaxing High Sierra escape located in the beautiful Central Sierra Mountains. Nestled off Scenic Byway 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.

Winter activities include downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and backcountry adventures. When summer arrives enjoy kayaking, hiking, biking, rock climbing, tennis, disc golf, river rafting, off roading and fishing — all in a majestic mountain setting.

We invite you to make plans for an experience in this secluded part of the Sierra. A warm welcome awaits you whether you’re planning a day on the slopes, a special event or just looking for that mountain getaway anytime of the year.

Recent News



December 18, 2014 -  It’s time to start fine-tuning your Bear Valley holiday getaway! Step one - be sure to book lessons for you and your children NOW.  Visit the online store to find times and get booked in advance.  Reserving now will make sure that Santa can deliver the fun of learning to your family this holiday season.  A perfect visit to Bear Valley can be rounded out by adding a few other activities to your itinerary. First off, make reservations for the The Bear Valley Lodge.  The lodge provides an... Read More...

DJ Ajax Kicks Off Winter Music Series Sat Dec 20th

DJ Ajax Kicks Off Winter Music Series Sat Dec 20th

December 16, 2014 - DJ AJAX comes to Bear Valley to kick off the holiday weekend.  Great welcome party for locals and guests alike, as well as the international staff that arrive in BV this week.  If you are ready to get your groove thing' on then head out to Sky High on Saturday night after dinner service.  Restaurant will be 18 and over only when grill goes off.  No Cover for this kick off party, so head to the show.   DJ Ajax spins a wide open format, including (but not limited to): hip hop, house, EDM dance,... Read More...

Bear Valley Delivers Superstorm Sweetness

Superstorm Sweetness - Now Open 7 Days a Week!!

December 13, 2014 -  Stellar, sunny, bluebird Day Today, followed by the 11th Annual Wintersports History Night at 7 pm in the Cathedral Lounge of the historically elegant Bear Valley Lodge. This event, produced by the Ebbetts Pass Historical Association, celebrates the rich history of wintersports in the area and, this year, will be honoring Mountain Adventure Seminars for their promotion of winter recreation throughout the Highway 4 corridor. This this local outfit hosts the Bear Valley Telemark Festival  later... Read More...

Bear Valley Now Open Daily

We'd Like to Show You Our Backside Tomorrow - EPIC DAY

December 12, 2014 -   So excited and we know you are too.  We got exactly what we wished for and the snow is still falling.  Mountain Operations has reported in and they plan to open Bear West or better known as the "Backside"  serviced by the Polar Express.  In the forecast, we are expecting a few more inches overnight and then the storm heads out delivering an EPIC Bluebird Saturday....Snow Making Guns will be running as long as we have temperatures. Of course for a nice an early weather report...check out... Read More...

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