Alpine Code

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Alpine Responsibility Code

The Alpine Responsibility Code provides the basic rules of conduct and must be followed by all using the terrain, and is consistent across all Ski Areas of Western Canada.


  1. Always stay in control. You must be able to stop or avoid people or objects.
  2. People ahead or downhill of you have the right-of-way. You must avoid them.
  3. Stop only where you are visible from above and do not restrict traffic.
  4. Look uphill and avoid others before starting downhill or entering a trail.
  5. You must prevent runaway equipment.
  6. Read and obey all signs, warnings and hazard markings.
  7. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
  8. You must know how and be able to load, ride and unload lifts safely. If you need assistance, ask the lift attendant.
  9. Do not use lifts or terrain when impaired by alcohol or drugs.
  10. If you are involved in a collision or incident, share your contact information with each other and a ski area employee.

Also, be aware of the Cross Country Responsibility Code and Mountain Bike Responsibility Code.

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Cross Country Responsibility Code

There are elements of risk that common sense and personal awareness can help reduce. Regardless of how you decided to use the trails, always show courtesy to others. Please adhere to the code listed below and share with others the responsibility for a safe outdoor experience.

  1. Always check posted trail conditions.
  2. Ski in indicated direction and obey all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails.
  3. Always ski to the right when meeting oncoming skiers and when skiing on a double track.
  4. Yield the track to faster skiers and skiers calling ‘track’.
  5. Stay in control. On two-way trails descending skiers have the right-of-way.
  6. Do not stop where you obstruct a trail or are not visible to others. Move off the track quickly if you fall or during rest stops.
  7. Do not litter. Take out what you pack in. Respect all property.
  8. Report all incidents.


Cross Country Code


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