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.
Skis, Boots & Poles (Cross Country, Downhill and Telemark) - Weekdays / Weekends
Snowboard & Boots – Weekday / Weekends
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.
Each guest must sign a rental waiver if renting equipment. A copy is available to download and print here.
Kirby Family Tubing Park
Weekdays (excluding Holiday Hours)
Tuesday (4 pm to 8 pm)
Wednesday & Thursday (4 pm – 8 pm)
Friday (4 pm – 9:30 pm)
Weekends & School Holidays:
Morning Session (9 am – 12:30 pm)
Afternoon Session (1 pm – 4:30 pm)
Evening Session (5 pm – 8:30 pm)
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.
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!