Responsibility Code

🕑 Updated October 24, 2022 at 10:21 AM MST

NO SKIER (ANY PERSON PRESENT IN A SKI AREA FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENGAGING IN THE SPORT OF SKIING, NORDIC, FREESTYLE, OR OTHER TYPES OF SKI JUMPING, USING SKIS, SLED, TUBE, SNOWBOARD OR ANY OTHER DEVICE) SHALL MAKE ANY CLAIM AGAINST, OR RECOVER FROM ANY SKI AREA OPERATOR FOR INJURY RESULTING FROM ANY OF THE INHERENT RISKS OF SKIING, WHICH MEANS THOSE DANGERS OR CONDITIONS WHICH ARE AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE SPORT OF RECREATIONAL, COMPETITIVE, OR PROFESSIONAL SKIING, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  1. Changing weather conditions, avalanches, and snow immersions
  2. Snow or ice conditions, as they exist or may change including but not limited to, avalanches, hard pack, ice, powder, packed powder, wind pack, corn, crust, slush, cut-up snow, or machine-made snow
  3. Surface or subsurface conditions such as bare spot forest growth, rocks, stumps, stream beds, cliffs, trees, tree wells, and other natural objects
  4. Variations or steepness in terrain, whether natural or as a result of slope design, snowmaking or grooming operations, and other terrain modifications such as terrain parks, and terrain features such as jumps, rails, fun boxes, and all other constructed and natural features such as half pipes, quarter pipes, or freestyle- bump terrain
  5. Impact with lift towers, snowmobiles, now vehicles, and/or other structures and their components, such as signs, posts, fences or enclosures, hydrants, or water pipes
  6. Collisions with other skiers
  7. Participation in, or practicing or training for, competitions or special events
  8. Failure of a skier to ski within the skiers own ability

Sec. 78B-4-401 UTAH CODE ANN.

BE AWARE THAT SNOWMAKING AND/OR SNOWWORKING (where applicable) may be in progress. If you cannot accept the inherent risks of the sport, please do not ski at this area. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS SKI SAFELY, WITHIN CONTROL

Know your ability level and stay within it. Observe Your Responsibility Code listed below and share with others on the slopes the responsibility for a great snowsports experience:

  1. Always stay in control. You must be able to stop or avoid other 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 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 accident, share your contact information with each other and a ski area employee.