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Snow Valley Ski Resort Guide

Snow Valley Ski Resort Guide

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Snow Valley

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Issued: 7 Apr

  • Last Snowfall:
  • Snow Depth (upper): 0 cm
  • Snow Depth (lower): 0 cm
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  • Off-piste: -

Today’s Weather (2215 m)

0 E0
11 °C F-Level
10 WSW10
13 °C F-Level
rain showers
5 ENE5
10 °C F-Level

Snow Valley is the closest ski area to the valley floor, just five miles east of Running Springs on Highway 18, 30 minutes closer than Big Bear Lake resorts. With 13 lifts and 240 acres of powdery terrain, Snow Valley has something for every level of skier and boarder. Schighridj (pronounced 'sky ridge') Terrain Park offers more than a mile of downhill fun with numerous hits, spines, and tabletops. A quick glance at the trail map shows Snow Valley featuring a wide variety of skiable and ridable trails and terrain. A favourite of skiers and boarders of all ages, Snow Valley has enjoyed more than 60 years as a celebrated winter resort. No on-site overnight guest facilities are available but there are more than 400 rooms ranging from motels to hotels to Bed and Breakfast establishments in nearby Running Springs and Lake Arrowhead.

Resorts close to Snow Valley include: Snow Summit (13 km), Big Bear Mountain (17 km), Bear Mountain (24 km), Mt Baldy (61 km), Mountain High resort (62 km),

Snow Valley Location Maps

Snow Valley Location Map

All Snow Valley Resort Stats

Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): 30
  • Beginner: 30%
  • Intermediate: 35%
  • Advanced: 35%
  • Cross-country: -
  • Snowmaking: 92%
  • Acres of ski: 240
  • Terrain Parks: 1
  • Halfpipes: 2


  • Restaurants: 2
  • Bars: 3
  • Slopeside accommodation: N

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 348 m


  • Chairlifts: 11
  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: -
  • Toplift: m


  • Season opens: 16 Dec 2014
  • Season closes: 22 Mar 2015

Visitor Reviews of Snow Valley

Snow Valley from United States writes:

Snow Valley is known to have shorter lift lines, a family friendly atmosphere and it is the first mountain people pass by before Bear and Summit. It is the mountain's best kept secret.

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City Forecasts
Closest to Snow Valley

city forecasts
Highland, United States 19 km
Yucaipa, United States 20 km
Redlands, United States 23 km
San Bernardino, United States 27 km
Colton, United States 30 km

Surf Breaks
Closest to Snow Valley

surf forecast
Laguna Beach - South Crescent Bay, United States 102 km
Thaila, United States 102 km
Agate and Pearl Street, United States 103 km
Doheney Beach, United States 103 km
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Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Snow Valley

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Mountain Peaks
Closest to Snow Valley

mountain forecasts
Anderson Peak (San Bernardino Mountains), United States 17 km
Jepson Peak, United States 22 km
San Gorgonio, United States 23 km
Box Springs Mountain, United States 36 km
Mount Rubidoux, United States 42 km