Located in the Ansel Adams Wilderness, Mount Ritter is the 15th highest mountain peak of California.
Place Category: Ski Areas
Bear Mountain offers a 200-acre winter playground to skiers and snowboarders – and 85% of the resort is covered by over 100 freestyle features. The mountain features over 165 beginner to advanced rails, boxes, walls and other features, 4 pipes that include Southern California’s only Superpipe, along with parks geared toward freestyle skiers with beginner skills.
Mountain Facts Average Snowfall 100 in (254 cm) Top Elevation 8,805 ft (2,684 m) Base Elevation 7,140 ft (2,176 m) Vertical Rise 1,665 ft (507 m) Rideable Acres 748 Lifts 12; 2 High-speed quad chairs, 1 quad chair, 2 Triple chairs, 4 Double chairs, 3 Moving carpet lifts Trails 29 Terrain Parks 2 Longest Run 1.5 miles (Geronimo) Snowmaking Coverage 198 of 748 acres Terrain 30% beginner