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Bear Valley

Bear Valley Ski Resort Guide

Bear Valley, United States

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers and Intermediates.
Highest Lift2,590m
Resort Height2,346m
 Nearest AirportsReno Tahoe and Modesto City
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Bear Valley

The American ski resort of Bear Valley is at an altitude of 2,346m.

Summary

Bear Valley has direct access to 67 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,346m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,590m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

Bear Valley offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Bear Valley?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 14 December.

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Ski Area Stats

Bear Valley Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
47
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
15
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 
Cross Country
Total Length
165km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
10

Altitudes

Bear Valley Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,590m
Resort Altitude (Bear Valley)2,346m
Lowest Piste2,010m
Max Vertical580m

Bear Valley Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Uptight'.

Snowboarding

New half pipe and terrain park opened for 1999/2000 season.

Location and Map

Where is Bear Valley?

This ski resort is in United States.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Bear Valley is Reno Tahoe, 127 minutes drive away.

Modesto City and Sacramento airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 12,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Bear Valley open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Bear Valley, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Bear Valley Tourist Office for the latest.

Bear Valley