|Status||Snow||Weather (May 19)|
|Closed (end of season)||N/A Full snow report→||66°F / 46°F Thunderstorm Complete forecast→|
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|Hancock, MI (UP)||906-487-2340||skimontripley.com|
Brand new tuning center called Ripley Tune and Supply. For a $64 fee per semester, Tech students get unlimited access to Mont Ripley along with Tech hockey games, golf, tennis, and shows at Rozsa Performing Arts Center, making Michigan Tech the only university to offer students a ski/snowboard package.
Take a ride on the recently added Copper Hoist double chairlift to Copper Chute Glade, a new tree-lined run connecting the Plunge and Bonzai. With the addition of another energy-efficient snow gun, the mountain expanded its snowmaking capabilities by over 1,000 feet. Mont Ripley, outfitted for skiers and snowboarders of every stripe, is home to one of the best downhill racing courses in the Midwest. Bonus: World-class cross-country trails await nearby on Michigan Tech’s campus.
Michigan Tech’s Winter Carnival, one of the largest in the Midwest, draws visitors February 8–11 for ski races, family activities and towering snow sculptures.
Family Day on Sundays, with $25 lift tickets, start Jan 9th. A 4-day punch card for $110 can can be used by 1 person for 4 visits or 4 people for 1 visit, however you want! Michigan Tech students ski free as part of their tuition. Click here for more ski deals at Northern Michigan resorts.