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Skiing and Snowboarding near Los Angeles, CA
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The best ski resorts near Los Angeles - Southern Cali residents have access to skiing near LA & snowboarding near LA. Some decently sized resorts lie a few hours away in the San Gabriel & San Bernadino mountains, such as Mt Baldy, Bear Mountain, Snow Summit. Mammoth Mountain in the Sierras is also very popular with LA residents - Mammoth driving distance from LA is about 6 hours.

The following list is a ranking of ski and snowboard resorts near Los Angeles by mountain size. Compare the best LA ski areas - how big is Mammoth Mountain, size of Big Bear Mountain, etc.

Mammoth Ski Resort, California

Mammoth size based on overall vertical drop is 2929 ft

2885 ft

3000-3500 acres

June Mountain Winter Resort, California

June Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 2560 ft

2420 ft

500-750 acres

Mount Baldy Ski Area, California

Mount Baldy size based on overall vertical drop is 2090 ft

2080 ft

250-500 acres

Bear Valley Ski & Snowboard Resort, California

Bear Valley size based on overall vertical drop is 1740 ft

1740 ft

1000-1500 acres

Bear Mountain Resort, Big Bear Lake, California

Bear Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 1665 ft

Known as The Park, Bear Mountain is covered in terrain park features and is truly built for snowboarders. Big Bear was the home mountain of Shaun White.

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1665 ft

100-250 acres

Mountain High Ski Resort, California

Mountain High size based on overall vertical drop is 1588 ft

1588 ft

250-500 acres

Dodge Ridge Ski Resort, California

Dodge Ridge size based on overall vertical drop is 1572 ft

1572 ft

750-1000 acres

China Peak Ski Resort, California

China Peak size based on overall vertical drop is 1641 ft

1570 ft

250-500 acres

Snow Summit Ski Resort, Big Bear Lake, California

Snow Summit size based on overall vertical drop is 1209 ft

1194 ft

100-250 acres

Snow Valley Mountain Resort, California

Snow Valley size based on overall vertical drop is 1125 ft

849 ft

100-250 acres

Mount Waterman Ski Area, California

Mount Waterman size based on overall vertical drop is 1010 ft

830 ft

100-250 acres

Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort, Nevada

Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard size based on overall vertical drop is 780 ft

695 ft

less than 100 acres

Badger Pass Ski Area, California

Badger Pass size based on overall vertical drop is 555 ft

555 ft

less than 100 acres

Alta Sierra Ski Resort, California

Alta Sierra size based on overall vertical drop is 410 ft

410 ft

less than 100 acres

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Spotlights: Skiing Near LA

While Los Angeles is known for beaches and warm weather, LA residents can travel a little bit to find some great mountains for LA skiing and LA snowboarding within driving distance.
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Spotlight Photos:
Bear Mountain near Los Angeles

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Snow Summit near Los Angeles

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