Bear Valley Mountain

A year-round, mountain destination in California's spectacular High Sierra, Bear Valley Mountain offers snow and ski fun, an adventure park, glamping, rock climbing, and all the mountain fun and adventure you crave.

Bear Valley Mountain | Jason Smith

2016 Showreel from Nolan Johnson on Vimeo.

A little showreel put together by a local student with some of his favorite shots from 2015 and early 2016. He says: “Hope you enjoy!!! Music: Swingset Committee – Singing Along.”

Bear Valley Mountain 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.

Bear Valley Mountain Adventure Park rockwall

The rockwall at Bear Valley Adventure Park

A spectacular snow sports destination,  Bear Valley averages over 30 feet (9 meters) of snow annually at its 8,500-foot (2591-meters) summit and features  67 runs, 1900 vertical feet (579 meters), 10 lifts and a  beginner carpet lift.  Lift tickets, rentals and learn to ski/board packages plus child care for age 2+ are all available.

Even when there’s no snow in the forecast, Bear Valley uses state of the art technology to deliver ski-ready conditions to the mountain over winter. See the video below from low-precipitation early February 2018  for more info:

If you’re looking for mountain serenity, Bear Valley delivers. Enjoy spectacular views, and amazing sunsets over the Sierra.

Bear Valley by Lisa Boulton

Bear Valley Mountain is also a summer playground surrounded by two of California’s largest federally designated wilderness areas, the Mokelumne Wilderness and Carson-Iceberg Wilderness, where hiking, biking, fishing, kayaking and rock climbing are spectacular. Additionally, the mountain includes an Adventure Park for kids and glamping (glamorous camping) with glorious views of the valley.

Bear Valley Summer Day Camp

Sierra hiking

Related links: Bear Valley Glamping | Bear Valley Adventure Park |  Bear Valley Lodge | Bear Valley Vacation Rentals | Sierra Nevada Adventure Company

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Videos fearing Bear Valley Mountain: Bear Valley Ski Resort

Bear Valley Mountain Best Recreation Innovations in TourismBear Valley Mountain received the BEST RECREATION award in the 2015 Calaveras Visitors Bureau Innovations in Tourism Awards for bringing in high profile events and making snow to keep the mountain open during drought years.

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