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Great Bear Winter Specials

There’s always something great going down at Great Bear.

Monday Madness 

On Monday nights get half price ski lift tickets and equipment rentals from 3 to 9 pm! (Not valid during holiday hours).

Tubin’ Tuesdays

On Tuesday nights get half price tubing tickets for $4.50 from 3 to 9 pm! (Not valid during holiday hours).

Great Bear Ski Valley recommends that for safety reasons, pregnant women and children under the age of 4 or under 42 inches tall do not tube.  The use of helmets is  also recommended, but not required. Rental helmets are available at Guest Services.  All tubers must purchase a tube ticket and only one person is allowed per tube.

Wednesday Night Adult Ski and Snowboard League

Celebrate Hump Day every Wednesday night at Great Bear. Our Wednesday Night Adult Ski and Snowboard League is a great way to embrace the best that winter has to offer.  Race in the social ski / snowboard race league as an individual or get a team together. Enjoy beverage specials in the Bear’s Den Lounge. Visit with your friends and make some new friends. 

College ID Night

Every Saturday after 5 pm show your college ID and get $10  tube tickets, $15 ski / snowboard lift tickets, $15 equipment rentals.


$5 Fifth Grade Fridays

Studies show that 5th Grade is the best age to learn to ski or snow board, and that’s why Great Bear started $5 Fifth Grade Fridays.  Every Friday this season, area 5th graders receive a lift ticket, ski or snowboard rental (based on availability) and a group lesson, all for just $5! All you need to do is pre-register online at registration ends at noon on Fridays. However you can still register in person at the front desk Friday after 3 p.m.  Please bring a school report card.  Fifth Grade Friday rates begin at 3 p.m. 

Season Pass Buddy Pass

Don't forget to bring a friend to experience the winter fun at Great Bear Ski Valley! All season pass holders receive two Buddy Passes per season. A Buddy Pass is good for an equipment rental and lift ticket. 

Sister Areas

2018-2019 Great Bear season passes are honored at the following areas:


Group Rates

Discounted rates are available for groups of at least 10 paid skiers, snowboarders and/or tubers.  For group reservations call 605.367.7317 or email

Group Rates

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