Plan Your Trip To Great Bear Ski Valley In The Winter - Great Bear Ski  Valley

There’s not a lot to Great Bear Ski Valley located in Sioux Falls, SD. The ski area offers under 200′ of vertical, but is a treasured place for South Dakotans looking to make the most out of long midwestern winters.

The ski area is in the midst of replacing it’s original chairlift, a bright-red Borvig Quad that was installed in 1981.

In order to raise money for future expansion, the city-owned ski area is selling 40 of the chairs in a raffle.

Here are the full details according to Great Bear Ski Valley’s Facebook page:

I’ve never been to Great Bear, but I wouldn’t mind having one of those chairs in my office. There’s something so appealing about that bright red paint.

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