Safety on the Slopes
All skiers and snowboarders should consider the following safety guidelines at all times:
- Obey the responsibility codes as well as any terrain park codes.
- Be aware of area specific rules of conduct.
- Know how to properly use all lifts and take note of any warning signs.
- Protect yourself by wearing appropriate gear, including helmet.
- Take lessons to learn to ski and ride correctly.
- Know your limits, and ski and ride appropriately based on trail markings for level of difficulty.
- Ski and ride with someone else at all times.
- Avoid stopping on a trail, especially not in an area where you cannot be seen from above.
- Maintain a safe distance from others to avoid collisions.
Safety Guidelines Courtesy of Canadian Ski Patrol (CSP)
Should you, or someone you are skiing or riding with become injured, send a responsible person to get help. Do not move after a fall unless you are certain you are not injured. A CSP member will be happy to assess you and tend to any injuries you may have – that is what they are trained to do, so do not hesitate to seek assistance.
Be Aware, Ski with Care, Wear a Helmet, and Know the Code.
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