Return to About Middlebury Rikert Ski Touring Center midd_rikert_.jpg Rikert Nordic Center About Rikert / News Events Ongoing Programs Rates Staff Also on the Web Middlebury Ski Team Rikert Web Cam Frost Mountain Nordic Addison County Chamber of Commerce Vermont Ski Areas Association Cross Country Ski Areas Association New England Nordic Skiing Association Snocountry Catamount Trail Association Vermont Inns.com The Middlebury Inn Courtyard by Marriott The Swift House Inn The Chipman Inn Blueberry Hill Inn Waybury Inn Rikert Nordic Center is located in the Green Mountain Nat'l Forest and operates in partnership with the USDA-Forest Service.undefined Site Editor Log On Home » About Middlebury » Centers & Facilities » Rikert Nordic Center » About Rikert / News Middlebury prepares to host the NCAA Skiing Championships, March 6-9 March 1, 2013 – Take a look behind the scenes as the Snow Bowl and Rikert Nordic Center get ready to host the country's top collegiate skiers Rikert Nordic Center now has snowmaking February 6, 2013 – They are making snow this winter on five kilometers of trails at the college's cross-country ski area in Ripton. Creating winter for cross country skiers December 20, 2012 – New York Times travel section article on snowmaking for cross country skiing mentions Rikert Nordic Center. New race course brings Rikert Nordic Center to another level 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. Rikert ramps up with new director, new ideas December 20, 2012 – The Carroll & Jane Rikert Nordic 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. Mike Hussey named new director or Rikert Nordic Center December 20, 2012 – New director sees cross-country ski area's 'untapped potential.'