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55+ km of Nordic skate and classic skiing, snowshoeing and fat biking nestled in the heart of the Green Mountains. The Nordic Center is fully ADA accessible, offers a full service rental shop, a PSIA certified ski school, and 5km snow making. Our...more
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106 College Cross Road, Barn East, Ripton, VT 05766
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a bluebird day with snow still stuck to trees -- amazing. Staff were very pleasant but once I got onto trails, trying to figure out where I was, especially at all the intersections and with trails that were named but not on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank docrock2014
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Our first time after many years absence. Very cordial staff, adequate changing area, quite comfy! Nice small ski shop. Waxing room. Trail grooming was mostly excellent, sometimes the groomer dug up snow on turns leaving a rut, but nothing that couldn’t be handled. Perfect snow...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Vermont68
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Had a great time. The trails were sweet, with a little powder on top to carve a turn in. Make sure you check out Gilmore. Beautiful long wide hill that just keeps going. Out on the Tormondsen course conditions were so nice a friend commented...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mike C
Reviewed April 2, 2017

They use a Pistenbully and do a real nice job. No worries on grooming. Something for everyone here. Trails are set on the side of the mountain. You can run intermediate loops most of the day and not hit trails twice. Across the street are...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Mike C
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Rikert is my favorite place to be in the winter. With the magical trails (and world-class grooming), a cozy lodge with a woodstove, the friendliest staff, and a wide array of snacks to fuel up on, Rikert is truly one of a kind. If you're...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

One of the greatest Nordic skiing centers on the east coast, everyone is friendly and warm, you can be a first-timer or an Olympian and still have a great time!!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Zachary W
Reviewed March 28, 2017

My wife and I cross country skied at Rikert Tuesday 3/20. We have skied there several times over the past couple of years. Beautiful place. We had a wonderful time. We went back on Wednesday 3/21 and skied again. We cannot say enough good things...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank vthorn
Reviewed March 26, 2017

I cannot believe I never took advantage of all Rikert has to offer when I was a student at Middlebury College. I always just passed it by on my way to the Snow Bowl, but recently discovered the beautiful trails, fantastic grooming and snowmaking, and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank taccrocker
Reviewed March 26, 2017

I have cross country skied across America, Alaska and skied in Russia. Rikert is a World Class layout of terrain, and is served by a World Class Staff. Situated in a premier Vermont setting the trails climb through a Maple Sugarbush and offers views across...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank frankpunderson
Reviewed March 22, 2017

We get a seasons pass and we always get way more than our money's worth, especially when considering the reciprocal skiing in Vermont. Last weekend was the best. Packed powder, super smooth trails.

Date of experience: March 2017
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