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Tickets, Rental and Products at Great Bear

Great Prices, Great Rentals and Great Fun.

Great Bear is a great place to learn how to ski. We rent the best equipment so you can have the best day on the slopes. Our downhill and cross country ski rentals are industry-leading Rossingnol products. We also offer snowboard and adaptive ski equipment at affordable rates. Combined with an affordable season pass for your favorite area or an all-area pass, you never have to miss a second of the excitement this winter. Adaptive Ski Equipment – Great Bear has a limited supply of adaptive ski equipment available to the public at no charge.  Please call 605-367-6031 for further information.

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Lift Tickets

Full Day (9 am – 9 pm)  $26
Half-Day (3 pm – 9 pm) $23
  • Kids 5 and under ski/ride free with a paid adult

Equipment Rentals

Skis, Boots & Poles (Cross Country, Downhill and Telemark)
Weekdays / Weekends
Snowboard & Boots – Weekday / Weekends $23
Helmet Rental $9
Demo ski rentals – Great Bear has high performance ski rental equipment $35
  • If you rent the demo ski equipment and want to purchase it, bring your rental equipment receipt to Sun N Fun in Sioux Falls and get $35 off your purchase of that equipment. 

Kirby Family Tubing Park 

Kirby Tubing Park Information

Tuesday through Thursday (3 pm – 9 pm) $9
Friday (3 pm – 10 pm) $9

Weekends & School Holidays:

Morning Session (9 am – 12 pm) $12
Afternoon Session (12 pm – 5 pm) $17
Evening Session (5 pm – 9 pm) $12
All day (unlimited time) $20
  • Kids 5 and under tube free with an adult. 

Group Rates

Great Bear is a great place for your next group outing! We offer special group rates for schools, churches, clubs birthdays, etc… Please Contact Us or call us at 605-367-7317 for details.


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


Rossignol Experience Center

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Great Bear is proud to announce that we are one of the select ski parks with a Rossignol Experience Shop, providing all Rossignol ski equipment for rental. Rossignol ski equipment is award-winning winter sports equipment, known for helping beginner skiers get started easier. Our staff is available to answer any of your questions and assist you with the Rossignol Experience at Great Bear Park!

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