Alpine Responsibility Code
Know the Code
It's your responsibility. Failure to observe
the Code may result in cancellation of your
ticket or pass by Ski Patrol or other authorised
Regardless of how you enjoy your
snow sport, always show courtesy to others and
be aware that there
are inherent risks in
all snow recreational activities that common
sense and personal awareness can reduce. These
risks include rapid changes in weather,
visibility and surface conditions, as well as
natural and artificial hazards such as rocks,
trees, stumps, vehicles, lift towers, snow
fences and snow making equipment.
Observe the code and share with
others the responsibility for a great
Take lessons from
qualified professional instructors to learn
As you proceed downhill
or overtake another person, you must avoid
the people the people below and beside you.
Do not stop where you
obstruct a trail or run or are not visible
When entering a trail or
run or starting off downhill, look uphill
and give way to others.
When riding chairlifts
always use the restraining devices. Always
use suitable restraints to avoid runaway
ski/snowboard equipment. Ensure your
equipment is in good condition.
Observe and obey all
signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails
or runs and out of closed areas.
Before using any lift,
you must have the knowledge and ability to
load, ride and unload safely.
Do not ski, snowboard,
ride a lift or undertake any other alpine
activity if your ability is impaired
by drugs or alcohol.
If you are involved in,
or witness an accident, alert Ski Patrol,
remain at the scene and identify yourself to
ability and always stay in control and be
able to stop and avoid other people or
objects. It is your responsibility to stay
in control on the ground and in the air.
"Respect gets Respect" - from the lift line to
the slopes, through the park and the resort"
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of the code here
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