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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

Movin' & Groomin'

Movin' & Groomin'

November 28, 2014 - Mountain Update for Opening Day  Here’s the scoop.  We’ve been making snow and doing our best to collaborate with Mother Nature.  SNOWCAT’s on the hill today, moving and grooming.  Snow is in the forecast and snowmaking conditions expected tonight.  We are ready to work with whatever she delivers.   As of Friday Noon;  here is what we are planning:  Tubing hillBeginner Lesson areaKuma Lift Access to top of Mountain for HikingCub lift ready to turn for skiing conditions permitting.  (will... Read More...

Bear Valley snowmaking machine in use

Kick off the Season this Saturday!

November 26, 2014 - Bear Valley Mountain Kicks off the 2014/15 Winter Season on Saturday Nov 29th.  We are making snow as conditions allow and fully expect to get you skiing/riding this weekend.  Lifts start turning at 9am.  Guests on the mountain this Holiday will have the opportunity to enjoy an entire weekend of activities during "Winterfest".Nov 28th - "Pretty Faces" Movie at The Bear Valley Lodge 7pm.  For details click hereNov 29th - Opening Day at the Ski Area, Ski Swap, Buy or Pick-up your season pass,... Read More...

Bear valley website on mobile phone

Welcome to the new www.bearvalley.com

November 11, 2014 - Welcome to the new Bear Valley website! In preparation for an exciting ski season here at the Valley, we’ve upgraded the website to make it easier for our valued snow sport enthusiasts to navigate. While we’ve made some big changes to the website, there are still some tweaks we’ll be adding over the next few weeks. In the meantime, enjoy the new website, and we look forward to seeing you at Bear Valley when the snow hits!

Benno Nager

Benno Nager, Bear Valley's New GM

October 1, 2014 - Industry veteran brings more than 30 years of experience in overseeing mountain, lodge and village properties.Skyline International Development Inc. is pleased to announce that ski industry expert, Benno Nager, has been appointed general manager of Bear Valley Mountain and Bear Valley Village, which Skyline conditionally purchased in August 2014. In this role Nager will be responsible for all aspects of managing the mountain, lodge and village properties.A ski industry veteran, Nager has more... Read More...

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