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Responsibility Code

Colorado Ski Country USA strongly supports Your Responsibility Code for all skiers and riders on the slopes. The Code consists of ten key tenets to enjoying the safest possible day on the slopes. In fact, the Code is the law in Colorado as part of Colorado’s Ski Safety Act. It’s up to you to know and follow the code!

Your Responsibility Code
  1. Always stay in control. You must be able to stop or avoid people or objects.Your Responsibility Code adopted in 2022
  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.
Su Código De Responsabilidad

The Colorado Ski Safety Act

In addition to Your Responsibility Code, the Colorado Ski Safety Act establishes responsibilities for anyone using the slopes and ski areas, and it spells out risks inherent to the sports of skiing and snowboarding.

Read more about the Colorado Ski Safety Act.