Mont Ripley Ski Area

Ski, snowboard, and tube Mont Ripley. The oldest ski area in the state and the most snow in the Midwest! Mont Ripley, owned by Michigan Technological University and located just two miles from campus, is minutes from Houghton and Hancock. Twenty-four runs, a terrain park, and a scenic overlook of the Keweenaw Waterway—the public is welcome!


Snow/Trail Report

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Surface Conditions: Packed and Groomed
Last Updated: 10/17/18

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  • Mont Ripley Webcam
  • Ski Hill Webcam

2018 International Ski Day

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Hours of Operation

Early Season

(Dec 1–Dec 21)
Mon–Thurs: 3–9 p.m.
Friday: 3–9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Holiday Hours

(Dec 22–Jan 1)
Dec 22: 12 p.m.–9 p.m.
Dec 23: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Dec 24: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Dec 25: Closed
Dec 26-Jan 1: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Prime Season

(Jan 2–March 9)
Mon-Thurs: 3–9 p.m.
Friday: 1–9 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Spring Season

(March 10-31)
Mon-Thurs CLOSED
Friday 4-8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.


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Get Ready for Ripley

100% night skiing and snowmaking. Three lifts. Visit us today!