Middlebury College skiers fare well at their own winter carnival

The Middlebury College ski team finished third in this past Friday and Saturday’s Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association championships, which were held at the Middlebury College Snowbowl and Rikert Outdoor Center in conjunction with the college’s winter carnival. 

MUHS students, staff seek to revive alpine skiing

Back in the 20th century Middlebury Union High School was a power in Vermont alpine skiing. Between 1994 and 1998 the Tiger girls’ and boys’ teams combined for three Vermont titles, three second-place finishes, and five thirds.

Panther skiers take third in Maine

The combined Middlebury College alpine and Nordic ski team finished third this past weekend at the Colby Carnival with 729 points, trailing only Dartmouth with 912.5 points and Vermont with 783 points.

Middlebury Snowbowl to open with upgrades

As the Middlebury Snowbowl prepares for opening day this Saturday, Dec. 9, loyal skiers and riders are excited to take advantage of several new amenities.

Panther skiing 4th in the East

The Middlebury College ski team finished fourth at the Eastern championship on Feb. 24 and 25 with 688 points.

Karl Lindholm: Winter Carnival, Panther Olympians: Becky Fraser

This weekend is the 100th Middlebury Winter Carnival and I find myself absorbed, perhaps ironically given the above, by Middlebury ski history and culture.

Tiger girls win Nordic skiing event in Woodstock

The Schneiders of MUHS win the girls’ and boys’ races.

Panther hoop teams near playoffs, other Middlebury teams in action

Panther hoop teams get ready for home playoff games, Middlebury skiers race at Dartmouth, women’s hockey still on top.

Panther women’s hockey keeps rolling; skiers are third at UVM

The Middlebury College women’s hockey team kept winning to highlight recent Panther sports. Also read about Panther skiing, men’s and women’s basketball and men’s hockey.

Ski season off to good start at the Snow Bowl

Contending with a warmish start to the ski season and staff shortages (like nearly every other business), the Middlebury College Snow Bowl still has seen a good early season with a jump in the number of guests.

Two U.S. women smoke Killington World Cup slalom

The rivalry between Vermont-schooled Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin and Slovakia’s Petra Vhlova continues to be strong with the two superstar ski racers vying for the top spot on the Slalom podium.

Rikert and Snow Bowl ski centers to require reservations, other COVID precautions

HANCOCK/RIPTON — The Rikert Nordic Center and the Middlebury Snow Bowl will welcome skiers this winter with COVID-19 safety measures in place. Changes include required online reservations for skiing, equipment rentals, and lessons, as well as lodge access … (read more)

New Bristol shop offers outdoor gear & services

BRISTOL — Growing up in Bristol, Chris Morrissey got into BMX culture — ramps, half pipes — and tinkering with bikes. “We used to order parts from BMX magazines,” Morrissey told the Independent. “And we would get really excited when we saw the UPS truck d … (read more)

Ski areas discouraging access to already-closed slopes

First, the ski areas closed their lifts. Then, one by one, they shut down their parking lots. Now, the message is consistent and clear: Curb your turns. “We were seeing just too many people who may or may not be social distancing, but the risk was there,” … (read more)

Panther skiers excel in shortened NCAAs

BOZEMAN, Mont. — The Middlebury College ski team stood in third place after two days of racing at the NCAA skiing championships in Bozeman, Mont., last week before NCAA officials canceled the final two days of the event due to the threat posed by the nove … (read more)