See the Sights of Big Bear from the Scenic Sky Chairs


Few things parallel the sense of wonder that Big Bear inspires within visitors. From tranquil lakes and lush forests to stark mountain peaks, Big Bear is the ultimate alpine vacation destination. But when you visit, you may just find that one of the most unbeatable views of Big Bear actually comes from aloft.

Big Bear is the only ski resort town in all of Southern California, standing out from the vast array of seaside cities and inland towns that normally characterize this region. In the spirit of innovation, Big Bear makes use of its high-class winter equipment, including its scenic ski lifts, all year long.

Where to Go for This Incredible View

Operating as ski lifts during Big Bear’s popular winter skiing and snowboarding season, the Scenic Sky Chairs of Big Bear can be found at one of the area’s most iconic mountain ski resorts: Snow Summit.

Winding through over a mile of mountain terrain within the confines of the massive San Bernardino National Forest, Snow Summit’s Scenic Sky Chairs can be ridden by passengers of all ages who wish to take in Big Bear’s stunning mountain views from an elevation of 8,200 feet.

Additionally, the Sky Chairs in Big Bear also take hikers, downhill mountain bikers, and cross-country mountain bikers to their trailhead destinations, making it an ideal way to get to Snow Summit’s best trail riding and hiking spots. Unfortunately, pets are not allowed on Snow Summit's Scenic Sky Chairs, so if you’re traveling with your four-legged friend, you may want to find another route.

Round trip tickets for the Sky Chairs in Big Bear can be purchased for prices ranging from around $15 for children and seniors to about $20 for adults. For each paying adult, you can also receive up to two free children’s round trip tickets. If you purchase your tickets online at least 72 hours in advance, however, you can receive a 20% discount on your ticket prices—a nice option for saving a little bit of money while having an unforgettable experience during your vacation. You can also bundle trip options with a meal at the Skyline Taphouse at the top of the mountain!

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Contact our team of reservation specialists to learn further information about the diverse range of activities and attractions that you’ll encounter in Big Bear when you book your stay in one of the idyllic vacation cabin rentals that Big Bear Vacations has to offer for your trip accommodations today!