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SMART Park Safety

Terrain Park Safety

There are dozens of terrain parks across Colorado Ski Country USA to enjoy. A terrain park is a designated area with man-made features, such as jumps, rails and boxes to slide across, and halfpipes similar to those used in skateboarding.

Some resorts feature more than one terrain park; they can range in size from small (3–5 park features) to large (20+ features) and in difficulty from beginner to advanced.

Visit Colorado Ski Country USA ski resort websites to learn more about their terrain parks and consider taking a lesson from a professional instructor!

Before using a terrain park, check out SMART style, a terrain park safety initiative highlighting key safety tips you need to know.

Learn More about riding Terrain Park SMART!

Start small – Your eyes may be bigger than your skill level, so start small and build up from there.

Make a plan – There are multiple features and multiple routes to take in a terrain park. Have a plan.

Always look – Before you drop in, always look to see if anyone is in your path.

Respect – Respect the features and respect others using them. It’s as simple as that.

Take it easy – You always want to land on your feet, so take it easy and know your limits.

For more information and education on how you can safely use terrain parks, visit NSAA.org.