9.7.4 Mont Ripley Ski Area

Mont Ripley Ski Area is owned and operated by Michigan Technological University for the use of students and is open to the public for skiing and snowboarding. Daily or season passes may be purchased at Mont Ripley. Michigan Tech student tickets are paid for by their Experience Tech Fee and they need only to show their student ID to receive a ticket. Features include the chalet with snack bar, locker room, ski and snowboard school, ski and snowboard rentals, and ski shop and tuning center. Twenty-four trails on 115 acres are serviced by three lifts, with a 440-foot vertical drop and trails from beginner to expert, with a 30 feature terrain park. A 110 foot vertical drop, 800 foot long, 4-lane tubing park serviced by a handle tow, open Friday nights, Saturday from 11am to 7pm, and Sunday from 11am to 5pm. Contact the Mont Ripley Ski Area (487-2340) for more information.


Revised:
01/17/2017 - Annual Review: Added language to reflect current facilities "A 110 foot vertical drop, 800 foot long, 4-lane tubing park serviced by a handle tow, open Friday nights, Saturday from 11am to 7pm, and Sunday from 11am to 5pm."
12/08/2016 - Annual Review: No changes made to content.
02/25/2015 - Annual Review: To reflect current practice, the email address for questions is now policy@mtu.edu. The fourth sentence read: "... ski and snowboard school, and ski and snowboard rentals" now reads "... ski and snowboard school, ski and snowboard rentals, and ski shop and tuning center."
03/05/2014 - Annual Review: Updated Michigan Tech and Handbook banners. The sentence "24 trails on 101 acres are serviced by three lifts, with a 440-foot vertical drop and trails from beginner to expert" now reads "Twenty-four trails on 115 acres are serviced by three lifts, with a 440-foot vertical drop and trails from beginner to expert, with a 30 feature terrain park."
07/11/2011 - Annual Review: Was previously 9.8.4.  To reflect current University titles and practice, Mont Ripley Ski Hill is now Mont Ripley Ski Area, and the email address for questions is now hbwebmaster.