Ski or Ride the Ripley

Mont Ripley has a reputation for being steep and difficult. We are here to change that. Snowmaking and perfect grooming, combined with a guided tour to fit your ability will show you that skiing or snowboarding on Mont Ripley is not as hard as it seems.

We offer affordable, high-quality lessons for skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities. Lessons are important!  We teach you safe techniques that make skiing and snowboarding more fun!

Ski or Ride the Ripley is a 90 minute learn to ski or snowboard lesson available daily by appointment. The cost includes professional instruction, daily lift ticket and rental equipment.

If rental equipment is needed, please arrive a minimum of 30 minutes prior to your lesson to be fitted for rental equipment.

Get one-on-one instruction or pay a reduced rate per person for groups of three or more.

Discover Michigan Skiing
Ski areas across the state team up with Michigan McDonald’s restaurants to offer an affordable introduction to the sports of skiing and snowboarding during the month of January! 48 hour advanced reservations required. 
This one time lesson is for ages 7 years and older for skiing and 10 years and older for snowboarding.


Mont Ripley from across the canal