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.



Lift Tickets

  • Full Day (9 am to 9 pm) $26
  • Half-Day (3 pm to 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 $23. Helmet rental $9
  • Snowboard & Boots – Weekday / Weekends $23 Helmet rental $9
  • Demo ski rentals – Great Bear has high performance ski rental equipment available for $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 


Season Passes 2016-2017

  • Tubing $149 – Enjoy tubing all season long. 


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. 

Season Passes 2016-2017

  • Single $285 – skiing and snowboarding season pass. 
  • All Area Pass $385 – The one pass that does it all, skiing, snowboarding and tubing!
  • Family (4 passes) $939 – Skiing and snowboarding.
  • Each Additional Family Pass $125
  • All Area Family Pass (f passes) $1314 – skiing, snowboarding and tubing
  • Each Additional All Area Family Pass $199
  • Fill A Chair Pass (Online Only Special) – Buy 4 individual season passes on one order and SAVE an additional $35.25 on each! Season pass holders need not be related, upon acceptance of your order, we will contact the purchaser for pass holder names!
  • Punch Card (10 uses) $200 – Punch cards are transferable. 
  • Equipment (Ski or Snowboard) $150.00


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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 605-367-7317 for details.


Rossignol Experience Center

Rossignol Experience Center at Great BearGreat 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!