Your Responsibility Code

Your Responsibility Code

Know the code so you can enjoy the mountain responsibly this winter!

Virginia Sports Safety Act

"WARNING: Under Virginia law, a ski area operator or other winter sports area operator is not liable for an injury to or death of a winter sports participant in a winter sport conducted at this location, or for damage to property, if such injury, death, or damage results from the inherent risks of the winter sport or from the participant's own negligence. The inherent risks of a winter sport include, among others, risks associated with the land, equipment, other participants, and animals, as well as the potential for you or another participant to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to the injury, death, or damage. You are assuming the inherent risks of participating in a winter sport at this location. READ ENTIRE ARTICLE

Responsibility Code 2022
  1.  Always stay in control. You must be able to stop or avoid 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 lifts 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 incident, share your contact information with each other and a ski area employee.

Winter sports involve risk of serious injury or death. Your knowledge, decisions and actions contribute to your safety and that of others. If you need help understanding the Code, please ask any ski area employee.