Great Bear is a great place to learn how to ski and snowboard! 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, you never have to miss a second of the excitement this winter.
Full Day (9 am – 9 pm)
Half-Day (3 pm – 9 pm)
Kids 5 and under ski/ride free with a paid adult
Skis, Boots & Poles (Cross Country, Downhill and Telemark) - Weekdays / Weekends
Snowboard & Boots – Weekday / Weekends
Demo ski rentals – Great Bear has high performance ski rental equipment
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.
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.
Kirby Family Tubing Park
Kirby Tubing Park Information
Tuesday through Thursday (3 pm – 9 pm)
Friday (3 pm – 10 pm)
Weekends & School Holidays:
Morning Session (9 am – 12 pm)
Afternoon Session (12 pm – 5 pm)
Evening Session (5 pm – 9 pm)
All day (unlimited time)
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.