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 other people or objects.
  2. People ahead of you have the right-of-way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
  3. Do not stop where you obstruct a trail, or are not visible from above.
  4. Before starting downhill or merging onto a trail, look uphill and yield to others.
  5. If you are involved in or witness a collision/accident you must remain at the scene and identify yourself to the Ski Patrol.
  6. Always use proper devices to help prevent runaway equipment.
  7. Observe and obey all posted signs and warnings.
  8. Keep off closed trails and obey area closures.
  9. You must not use lifts or terrain if your ability is impaired through the use of alcohol or drugs.
  10. You must have sufficient physical dexterity, ability, and knowledge to safely load, ride, and unload lifts. If in doubt, ask the lift attendant.

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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