Skiing and Snowboarding Safety
Skiing and snowboarding can be lifelong activities that are healthy and safe. Participants should be aware of the risks involved and the skills required for the sport. Skiers and boarders should be aware of and observe the safety code for a great outdoor experience.
1. You must remain under control and proceed in such a manner that you can stop or avoid other people or objects.
2. Do not stop where you obstruct a trail or are not visible from above.
3. As you proceed downhill or overtake another person, avoid the people below and beside you.
4. When entering a trail or starting downhill, look uphill and yield to other people.
5. If you are involved in or witness a collision, you must remain at the scene and identify yourself to the Ski Patrol.
6. Always use proper devices to prevent runaway equipment.
7. Do not use lifts or terrain if your ability is impaired through the use of alcohol or drugs.
8. Keep off closed trails and observe and obey all signs and warnings.
This is a partial list. Please be safety conscious. Endorsed by the Ontario Ski Resort Association.