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Tickets & Rentals

Helpful Hints For Winter Fun

  • Confirm our operating hours, trail status and rates before visiting
  • Buy your tube tickets online to guarantee a spot for your desired session - and fill out your tubing waiver online
  • Lift tickets are available for purchase online - at this time, there are no capacity restrictions
  • Equipment rental sizes are limited and only available on a 'first come first serve' basis. You can print out the waiver online
  • Book your lesson online well in advance - limited availability 
  • Face coverings are required

Skiing & Snowboarding

Lift Tickets

Full Day (9 am to 9 pm)$31
Half-Day (3 pm to 9 pm)$27
  • Kids 5 and under ski/ride free with a paid adult
  • For groups of 10 or more, call 367-4309 to make a reservation.

TAKE A LESSON BUY LIFT TICKETS

Equipment Rental

Equipment rental sizes are limited and on a first come first serve basis.

Skis, Boots & Poles (Downhill and Cross Country)$26
Snowboard & Boots$26
Helmet Rental$10
Boots Only$12
Skis/Snowboard Only$16
Poles Only$4
  • Adaptive Ski Equipment - Great Bear has a limited supply of adaptive ski equipment available to the public at no charge. Please call 605-367-4309 for further information.
  • Rental Equipment can only be purchased in person at Guest Services. Each guest must sign a rental waiver if renting equipment. A copy is available to download, print and fill out at home.
  • Rental season pass holders may notify the rental shop ahead of their visit and have their gear set and waiting in the season pass holder gear pick up area by emailing rentalshop@greatbearpark.com.

Rental Waiver

Rossignol Experience Center

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.

Group Rates

Discounted rates are available for groups of at least 20 paid skiers, snowboarders and/or tubers. Group reservations should be made at least 2 weeks in advance.

Lift Ticket and Equipment Rental (ski or snowboard)

Full Day (arrive before 3 pm)

$44 per person (save $13)

Half Day (arrive after 3 pm)

$40 per person (save $13)

Lift Ticket Only

Full Day (arrive before 3 pm)

$27 per person (save $4)

Half Day (arrive after 3 pm)

$24 per person (save $3)

  • Helmet rentals are available for $10 per person. Helmets are recommended, but not required.
  • Group Lessons: One-hour beginner ski or snowboard group lessons are an additional $12 per person. You must have at least 4 paid participants in the lesson to get this rate and everyone must be at least 6 years old for skiing, 7 years old for snowboarding. We are unable to combine skiing and snowboarding in the same lesson. Book online at greatbearpark.com/lessons.
  • Children ages 5 and under ski/ride free with a paid adult (includes lift ticket and rental equipment)
  • Each guest must sign a rental waiver if renting equipment. A copy is available to download, print and fill out at home.

Rental Waiver

To get the group rates, we ask that one person pay for the entire group at the beginning of your visit and distribute the tickets. Please have the number of lift tickets, rentals, helmets, tubing tickets & lessons needed tallied in advance.

No outside food or beverages are allowed in the chalet. Thank you for your cooperation.

Make A Group Reservation

5th Grade Days

Hey 5th graders, $10 gets you a lift ticket, ski or snowboard rental, and helmet rental (based on availability) on Fridays OR Tuesdays every week.

HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

1. Register

2. Print your rental waiver

  • If you're renting equipment, the rental form must be filled out each visit with a parent's signature.
  • Rental sizes are limited and on a first come first serve basis.
  • Waivers are available to print ahead of time, sign and bring to your visit. Rental forms must be stamped at Guest Services when you check in.

Rental Waiver

3. Pick up your pass

  • All participants will get a pass to use for future 5th Grade visits - you may pick it up starting at 9 a.m. on Fridays or 3 p.m. on Tuesdays
  • Lessons are at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. on Fridays. Sign up begins at noon at Guest Services and is first come, first service - no lessons available on Tuesdays

4. Keep coming back!

  • Visit us every week! Just show your 5th Grade pass at Guest Services, pay $10 and hit the hill with your friends! Only one visit per week.

5TH GRADE REGISTRATION

  • As an added bonus - after 8:30 p.m. all 5th graders can go tubing for no additional cost!
  • Mask required indoors and during the lesson.
  • Plus, present your 5th Grade  pass any day during the season and receive 10% off your lift ticket and equipment rental at Guest Services! Not valid with any other discounts.

Kirby Family Tubing Park

Weekday - Rates & Hours

Not valid during Holiday Hours

Tuesday (4 pm to 8 pm)$6
Wednesday & Thursday (4 pm to 8 pm)$12
Friday (4 pm to 9:30 pm)$12

Guests must sign a digital waiver before tubing. The waiver is good for the whole season.
  • 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.
  • Ticket and tube included in price.
  • Tickets are non-refundable, unless Great Bear Ski Valley cancels the event due to inclement weather or other unavoidable circumstances.

SIGN TUBING WAIVER BUY TICKETS ONLINE

Weekend/Holiday - Rates & Hours

There are a limited number of tickets available per session. Buy your ticket online to guarantee a spot in your desired session.

Morning Session (9 am to 12:30 pm)

$15

Afternoon Session (1 pm to 4:30 pm)

$20

Evening Session (5 pm to 8:30 pm)

$15

Guests must sign a digital waiver before tubing. The waiver is good for the whole season.
  • 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.
  • Ticket and tube included in price.
  • Tickets are non-refundable, unless Great Bear Ski Valley cancels the event due to inclement weather or other unavoidable circumstances.

SIGN TUBING WAIVER BUY TICKETS ONLINE

Lazer Tubing

Lazer tubing is back! Join us for a cosmic experience of lights, music and fun!

Tickets are limited and only available online for $22, reserve your spot today!

BUY LAZER TUBING TICKETSSIGN TUBING WAIVER

This year, Great Bear will hold 4 sessions (weather permitting) schedule for January 9, January 30, February 13 and February 27 from 9 pm to 11 pm!

  • TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE, unless Great Bear Ski Valley cancels the event due to inclement weather or other unavoidable circumstances.
  • Guests must sign a digital waiver before tubing. The waiver is good for the whole season.
  • Tickets purchased will be available to pick up the night of the event starting at 8:30 pm and are to be claimed by presenting the confirmation email at Guest Services.
  • 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.

Group Rates & Tubing Birthday Parties

Discounted rates are available for groups of at least 20 paid tubers. Group reservations should be made at least 2 weeks in advance.

To get the group rates, we ask that one person pay for the entire group at the beginning of your visit and distribute the tickets.

Wednesday & Thursday (4 pm - 8 pm)

$9 per tuber (save $3)

Friday (4 pm - 9:30 pm)

$9 per tuber (save $3)

Weekends & School Holidays

Morning Session (9 am - 12:30 pm)

$12 per tuber (save $3)

Afternoon Session (1 pm - 4:30 pm)

GROUP RATES NOT AVAILABLE

Evening Session (5 pm - 8:30 pm)

$12 per tuber (save $3)

  • Not valid with any other coupon, discount or Tubing Tuesday rate
  • 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 for $10 at Guest Services.
  • Each guest must sign a digital waiver before tubing. The waiver is good for the whole season.

SIGN TUBING WAIVER

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

  • Group rates also apply to birthday parties, plus the birthday child can tube for free!
  • For parties of fewer than 20, you may still make a reservation and your birthday can child tube for free! Tickets will be regular rate - not valid during afternoon sessions.
  • A large, 1 topping pizza & 4 regular sodas for $19.95 (prices subject to change). Additional pizzas & sodas may be purchased.
  • We ask that no outside food or beverages be brought into the chalet. However, you are welcome to bring in a cake. Please remember to bring along forks, plates and serving utensils.
  • If you want to bring goodie bags, we ask that they not include candy, pop, gum or confetti. Also, please don't bring in helium balloons.
  • We are unable to reserve tables for your party. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.

Make A Group Reservation

Tubing Waiver

Guests must sign a digital waiver before tubing at Great Bear. The waiver is good for the whole season!

SIGN TUBING WAIVER

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