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Snowboarding at Great Bear



Snowboarding at Great Bear in Sioux Falls, SD

Shredding Heaven for Snowboarders.

Our variety of slopes and unique terrain park make Great Bear Ski Valley a snowboarder’s favorite destination. And with our advanced snowmaking equipment, you’ll be able to enjoy your sport all winter long. After snowboarding, come inside The Lodge and enjoy a nice cup of hot cocoa or some delicious food items by the fire. Have more fun this winter and buy your season pass today!

Down Hill Snowboarding

Our 14 trails of downhill slopes provide the perfect winter playground for snowboarders, regardless of skill level. Great Bear features a state-of-the-art learning area and a new, faster conveyor surface lift make the trip to the top faster, increasing your time on the slope.

Grizzly Terrain Park

Wall rides, rails, table tops and boxes make Great Bear’s self-contained terrain park a must ride for snowboarders of all skill levels.

Adult Ski and Snowboard League

Every Wednesday night the young at heart take over the slopes! Join us and make some turns, run some gates, and have some laughs in this social ski / snowboard  league. Enjoy beverage specials in the Bears Den Lounge, visit with your friends, make new friends, or just come out and have some fun! Find us on  Facebook at Wednesday Night Adult Ski and Snowboard League.

SnowSports School

Whether you’re experienced or a total beginner, the experts at the Great Bear SnowSports School can transform your winter by teaching you to ski or snowboard. Our teaching methods follow the American Teaching System, from the Professional Ski Instructors of America. Our professional staff of downhill and snowboard instructors focuses on a positive environment fostering progress at your own pace.

Check out our lesson packages

Season Passes

Don’t miss out on a second of the excitement this winter. A season pass pays for itself in just a few visits.

Visit our  Sister Area Page  and check out other areas in the Midwest that honor Great Bear season passes!

Single All Area Season Pass

The one pass that does it all, skiing, snowboarding and tubing!

Single Skiing & Snowboarding Season Pass

Use this pass 11 times and it’s paid for!

Single Tubing Season Pass

Enjoy tubing all season long!

Family All Area Season Pass

Four Season Passes to ski, snowboard and tube for One Family.

Family Skiing & Snowboarding Season Pass

Fun for the whole family!

Family Tubing Season Pass

Four season passes for one family.

Fill A Chair Pass (online special)

Buy 4 individual season passes on 1 order and SAVE an additional $21.00 on each!

Punch Cards

Ten use transferable ski and snowboard lift ticket punch cards

Gift Cards

Great Bear gift cards are good for lift tickets, rentals, lessons, food products and retail store items.

$100 Gift Card


$75 Gift Card


$50 Gift Card


$25 Gift Card


Bear Bucks

Bear Bucks are added directly to your season pass and are good for purchases, such as food, beverages or retail items that you may need to purchase at Great Bear.

$100 in Bear Bucks


$80 in Bear Bucks


$60 in Bear Bucks


$40 in Bear Bucks


$20 in Bear Bucks


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