Great Bear to open Sunday for 2018-2019 season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - Great Bear Ski Valley is ready to open for the 2018-2019 season on Sunday.

After several weeks of cold temps and successful snowmaking, Great Bear will open for skiing and snowboarding with limited runs at 9 a.m.

The crew is busy making snow on the remaining trails and tubing hill. An opening date for tubing will be announced soon. Once enough natural snow falls, the cross-country ski trails will be groomed and open for the season.

Great Bear Ski Valley also announced the return of Lazer Tubing this season, featuring cosmic lights and music. It will begin Jan. 9.