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Rates & Passes


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! In addition, season pass holders recieve 10% off regularly priced items at Sun N Fun Specialty Sports and 10% off retails items at Great Bear (must present pass at check out). 

Single Skiing & Snowboarding Season Pass

Use this pass 11 times and it’s paid for!
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Single All Area Season Pass

The one pass that does it all, skiing, snowboarding and tubing!
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Single Tubing Season Pass

Enjoy tubing all season long!
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Family Skiing & Snowboarding Season Pass

Fun for the whole family!

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Family All Area Season Pass

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

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Family Tubing Season Pass

Four season passes for one family.
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Rental Equipment Season Pass

Rent your skis or snowboard from Great Bear this winter!
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Fill A Chair Pass (online special)

Buy 4 individual season passes on 1 order and SAVE on each!
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Punch Cards

Ten use transferable ski and snowboard lift ticket punch cards
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Gift Cards

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

$100 Gift Card

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$80 Gift Card

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$60 Gift Card

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$40 Gift Card

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$20 Gift Card

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Lazer Tubing

Lazer tubing is back! Join us for a cosmic experience of lights, music and fun! This year  we will hold 5 session (weather permitting) on January 5  and 26, February 9 and 23, and March 2. All sessions run from 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm. 

Tickets are limited and only available online, reserve your spot today!

Tickets purchased will be available the night of the event at 9 pm  and are to be claimed by presenting the confirmation email at Guest Services. Tickets are non-refundable, unless Great Bear Ski Valley cancels the event due to inclement weather or other unavoidable circumstances. 

Click HERE to see the fun.

Lazer Tubing - March 2, 2019

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Great Prices. Great Rentals. 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.


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

For more info on Holiday Hours, CLICK HERE.

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

Winter 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.

Winter Group Rates

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