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.

Snow Bowl calls the winter of COVID a success

HANCOCK — Last March, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the Middlebury College Snow Bowl to shut down early with the hopes of returning to normal the following winter. Nine months later, uncertainty still loomed in the air around opening the ski mountain. On a … (read more)

Snow Bowl, Rikert set to open later this week

RIPTON/HANCOCK — Yes, the Middlebury College Snow Bowl and Rikert Nordic Center will be doing business this winter, with both areas opening some trails starting this week. Both areas had targeted earlier dates, but uncooperative weather pushed back their … (read more)

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)

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