Snowsports


Alpine Responsibility Code

 
Regardless of how you enjoy your snow sport, always show courtesy to others and be aware that THERE ARE INHERENT RISKS in all snow recreation activities that common sense and personal awareness can reduce. These risks include rapid changes in weather and surface conditions, collisions with other people as well as natural and artificial hazards such as rocks, trees, stumps, bare spots, lift towers and snowmaking equipment. Observe the code below and share with others the responsibility for a great experience.

  1. Know your ability and always stay in control and be able to stop and avoid other people or objects. It is your responsibility to stay in control on the ground and in the air.

  2. Take lessons from qualified professional instructors to learn and progress.

  3. As you proceed downhill or overtake another person, you must avoid the people below and beside you


  4. Do not stop where you obstruct a trail or run, or are not visible from above.

  5. When entering a trail or run or starting downhill, look uphill and give way to others.

  6. Always use chairlift restraining devices and always use proper devices to prevent runaway equipment. Ensure your equipment is in good condition.

  7. Observe and obey all signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails or runs and out of closed areas.

  8. Before using any lift you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely.

  9. Do not ski, snowboard, ride a lift or undertake any other alpine activity if your ability is impaired by drugs or alcohol.

  10. If you are involved in, or witness an accident, alert Ski Patrol, remain at the scene and identify yourself to the Ski Patrol.
KNOW THE CODE. IT'S YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.
Failure to observe the code May result in cancelation of your ticket by Ski Patrol or other authorised personnel.

Information courtesy of Falls Creek Resort Management Website: www.fallscreek.com.au