Michigan Tech University from Mont Ripley


Rental Equipment

Seasonal Renters

  • To eliminate your time inside, please fill out the equipment reservation form FOR SAME DAY or NEXT DAY RENTALS ONLY. Let us know what time you are coming and we will have your gear ready and waiting outside in the new building!
  • Or call to reserve your equipment before you arrive at 906-487-1587
  • Please allow 30+ minutes after making a reservation before picking up equipment
  • If you must come inside, face coverings are recommended.


Ski Well, Be Well

Ski Well, Be Well is a motto adopted by Mont Ripley and The Midwest Ski Area Association in conjunction with The National Ski Areas Association who are committed to bringing you the safest ski seasons possible during COVID-19.

Michigan Tech is currently at Health and Safety Level 1

Face coverings are recommended indoors for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals.

Skier with face Covering

Health And Wellness

Mont Ripley cares about the health and wellness of our guests, our employees and our community. Please read and follow our current  COVID-19 protocols and procedures to insure a safe and happy ski season for all.

Outdoor recreation, including skiing and snowboarding, is proven to improve mental and physical health of participants. Mont Ripley offers over 100 acres of open terrain for your outdoor recreation.

Chair Lift

“Research is showing that being outside in a mountain environment can boost our immune systems as well as our mental health and well-being,”
Florence Williams, author of The Nature Fix: How Being in Nature Can Make us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative.

Health and Wellness 

Hours of Operation

Snow/Trail Report

Fast Facts
Trails Open0/21
Lifts Open0/3
Snow Base
New Snow0"
Total Snowfall to Date220.5"
Percent Open CLOSED
Last Updated: 03/27/22

Weather Channel

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Get Ready for Ripley

Blizzard PassMichigan Tech Students

All Michigan Tech students who have paid the Experience Tech fee may order a season pass by filling out the form and submitting a pass photo HERE.

  • 440'
    vertical drop with six different glade runs
  • 22
    trails with 112 acres of skiable terrain
  • 33
    terrain park features including several jumps
  • 3
    lanes of sliding fun in our awesome tube park



Excellent skiing, day or night. Join us today!

Night time skiing at Mont Ripley.