In the News


  Congrats to the VT Elite Team for an amazing weekend at the New England Championships! Click here for results
February 27th, 2017

VT State Championships 2017 – Skate 

MHUS boys lead in overall points. Girls and boys win state division II title. 

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February 25th, 2017

VT State Championships 2017 – Classic

MUHS leads.

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Local skiers selected to represent Vermont!

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January 18th, 2017

Two former Middlebury nordic skiers have been named to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s cross country team that will compete at the 2017 Nordic World Ski Championships next month in Lahti, Finland. Simi Hamilton ’09 and Ben Lustgarten ’14 claimed two of the eight spots available on the squad.  Read more…

January 25th, 2015 –  14th Annual New England Cross Country Woman’s Ski Day comes to Rikert Cross Country.
Enjoy a fun day on the snow at Rikert Cross CountryCenter, in Ripton, Vermont.  Experience cross-country ski clinics for every level of skier.  In addition to top-notch instruction, there will be a waxing demo, our legendary prize drawing, lunch and wrap-up event celebrating the day.
Please register and find all event details here.
April 11, 2013 – Take a look behind the scenes as the Snow Bowl and Rikert Cross Country Center get ready to host the country’s top collegiate skiers

February 6, 2013 –They are making snow this winter on five kilometers of trails at the college’s cross-country ski area in Ripton.
December 20, 2012 –New York Times travel section article on snowmaking for cross country skiing mentions Rikert Cross Country Center.
December 7, 2011 –One of the best kept secrets in cross-country skiing is now home to one of the finest race courses in the country.
December 20, 2012 –The Carroll & Jane Rikert Cross Country Center has long been a fixture of Middlebury’s winter scene. New director Mike Hussey has some great ideas about how he and his crew can make Rikert a more inviting and active destination.
December 20, 2012 –New director sees cross-country ski area’s ‘untapped potential.’