Ski and Snowboard Resorts Near Orange County CA
Here in Southern California, we’re blessed with year-round warm weather, so it’s understandable if the region is not typically thought of as a destination for winter sports. However, due to the surrounding mountains, there is actually many superb ski and snowboard resorts in the area, all within a relatively short driving distance from Orange County CA.
Bear Mountain Resort: Offering 12 lifts and 750 acres of skiable terrain, Bear Mountain Resort is a top choice for a skiing and snowboarding resort in Southern California. It offers of range of runs for beginner, intermediate and advanced skill levels, and variety of lessons are available. (Bear Mountain, 43101 Goldmine Dr, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315)
Snow Summit Mountain Resort: Snow Summit is especially popular with skiers, due to its very long runs. It offers multiple terrain parks, including a Family Park for beginners, children and leisurely skiing. Also night sessions are scheduled through the end of February. (Snow Summit, 880 Summit Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315)
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Snow Valley Mountain Resort: Snow Valley offers a diverse array of runs for all skill levels. It features learning center for children and adult beginners, as well as the EdgeTerrain Park and the Hideout Jib Park, which features rails and boxes for intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders. (Snow Valley Mountain Resort, 35100 California 18, Running Springs, CA 92382)
Mt. Baldy Ski Lifts: With it’s picturesque peak, Mt. Baldy Ski Lifts is one of the most recognizable skiing and snowboarding resorts in Southern California. It features 26 all-natural ski trails and runs of varying difficulty, including six “experts only” trails, as well as the inviting Mt. Baldy Lodge. (Mt. Baldy Ski Lifts, 8401 Mt Baldy Rd, Mt Baldy, CA 91759)
Mountain High Resort: With three different resorts, Mountain High offers a wide range of terrains and experiences. The North Resort is more suited toward beginners and families, while the West and East Resorts offer challenging terrain and long runs full of moguls and breathtaking views. (Mountain High Resort, 24510 Highway 2, Wrightwood, CA 92397)
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