The Bear

Mammoth Mountain

There’s a number of different lines making their way down the fairly steep and stepped out terrain that makes The Bear so fun.

Freeride Skiing Moderate

Distance
436 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
109 m
Low Point
2.8 km
High Point
2.9 km
Gradient
37˚
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Description

Ski down China Bowl and past the top of Coyote. This is the far skier’s left side of The Bear, lines become longer the further out you traverse. There’s a number of different lines making their way down the fairly steep and stepped out terrain that makes The Bear so fun. These coveted lines are a little tough to access, but are usually hit pretty early after a storm.

Difficulty

Moderate

Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs

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