Mountain
Safety

responsibility code

  • Always stay in control, and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
  • People ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
  • You must not stop where you obstruct a trail, or are not visible from above.
  • Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others.
  • Always use devices to help prevent runaway equipment.
  • Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
  • Prior to using any lift, you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely.

go with the flow

  • Pay attention to signage and lift attendants when loading/unloading lifts.
  • Merging on the hill is just like merging in traffic.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • If you need to traverse across a trail, look uphill and proceed with caution when clear.
  • Take a break in a visible spot on the side of the trail to allow skiers to pass you safely.
  • When in doubt, ask for help. 
  • Our Ski & Snowboard School is a great way to learn. Take a lesson!

Ski Patrol

For emergencies during the winter operational season, Ski Patrol can be reached at (413) 442-8985 during our open hours. For assistance outside of these hours, please contact 911.