Inland Empire Snow Resorts Guide


It’s that time of year again. 

Grab your skiing, snowboarding or sledding gear and head to your local snow resort. 

Remember, whenever visiting the mountains, it is important to check the current weather updates. Weather and other variables can affect operations.




Bear Mountain at Big Bear Lake has SoCal’s only half pipes -- the Red Bull Plaza, The scene. Learn to ski and ride with professionally certified instructors, a state-of-the-art snowmaking system and grooming fleet you can count on all season long. Open daily from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Sunday, Jan. 8. See website for details.


Mt. Baldy Ski Lifts at Mt. Baldy offers zip lines, scenic lift rides, tent cabin rentals, Top of the Notch (Restaurant & Bar), and much more. Ski or snowboarding package for all ages starting at $40. See website for details.


Mountain High Resort in Wrightwood is open with more than a mile of wide-open terrain for beginner to upper intermediate skiers and snowboarders. Learn to ski and snowboard at Southern California’s closest winter resort. Open daily with lesson packages for children and adults.  Early season ticket rates start at $69 for adults, $35 night 5-10 p.m. and $30 for children 12 and younger. Children 6 and younger ski free when accompanied by a paying adult. Seniors 70+ ski free everyday.  See website for details.


Snow Summit at Big Bear Lake is a ski and snowboard resort. Snow Summit offers night skiing sessions, Tube Park, family-friendly eateries, and more. Open daily for both day and night sessions from 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. from Friday, Dec. 23, through Saturday, Jan. 7. See website for details.


Snow Valley Mountain Resort in Running Springs offers ski and snowboarding learning experiences for all ages. Open daily from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Night skiing begins Dec. 26. Snow Valley Mountain recently added a new 300-foot conveyor lift for the 2016-2017 season. See website for details.


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